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Southlake's Incorporated

Share Your Home

Share Your Home

Linking Homeless teens with Aussies with big hearts. Short term accommodation isn’t enough we know that. That’s why we also give a grant of betwee...

australia > ALL > both
01/02/2022 > 01/02/2024

FIELD OF INTEREST

  • Individual/family services & support

TARGET POPULATION

  • People experiencing or at risk of homelessness

PROJECT SUMMARY

Linking Homeless teens with Aussies with big hearts. Short term accommodation isn’t enough we know that. That’s why we also give a grant of between $300 and $400 to go towards their education.. We then link them in with ShareAbode. the next step in our homeless mates securing a rental property. Did I forget to mention each homeless teens who secures accommodation with Share Your Home will receive a First Few Nights pack directly to their new Hosts home… Everything they will need to feel at home on those first few nights will be included

PROJECT OUTCOMES

Not only will our homeless teens no longer been homeless we will assist them with their education goals, new clothing for our partners at Dress for Success and a make over from our program Community Hair Project. Our homeless teens will be able to start kicking goals in their life again

Profile of Southlake's Incorporated

Southlake's Incorporated

Southlake's Incorporated started 9 years ago with a little foodbank in Morisset Lake Macquarie. We have grown to now operate 5 foodbanks, provide free xmas hampers and toys to 1500 people each xmas, free community cafes. In 2017 we started our social enterprise Community Hair Project, in 5 years we have provided 147,000 free haircuts around Australia. Our latest project is Share Your Home - we link homeless teens and homeless women over 50 with Aussies how have a spare room for short term FREE accommodation

BUDGET BREAKDOWN

TOTAL BUDGET: $63,000
FUNDING
Funding sourceAmount
Funding gap (unconfirmed)$63,000
EXPENSES
Expense itemAmount
Education grant for 100 homeless teenagers$40,000
Postage for 100 x First Few Nights Pack$3,000
100 x First Few Nights Packs$10,000
Marketing$10,000

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