BaptistCare Takes Pledge To End Homelessness In The Hunter
Rob Ellis, BaptistCare General Manager for HopeStreet Community Services said signing the pledge is another step for the organisation, which has been active in the Hunter region for decades, playing its part in taking action to reduce homelessness.
Homelessness is not just a big issue in the City
You try to settle your debts and move into town but the cost of living is beyond your means. Your particular skillset isn't exactly what employers are looking for. You're staring down the barrel of retirement without a job, savings or super, and it's terrifying because you realise you're on...
Minister officially opens HopeStreet Women's Centre
The new Women’s Centre has been designed as a safe space where marginalised women in Sydney’s inner city can access free and confidential professional support. Women, including transgender women, will be able to access a range of practical services including:
Bank Boost Helps Kids Break Free
Recognised as a crucial service for the community, BaptistCare’s Break Free program in Campbelltown will receive $3,000 per year from the Commonwealth Bank Community Grants scheme, over the next three years.
From The Ground Up: David's Journey To Employment
Born on a dairy farm in New Zealand’s Bay of Islands in 1964, David, a self-described ‘prodigal son’ moved to Australia in 1981. After decades of work in construction and security his life changed dramatically when he found himself without work and without a home. He experienced homelessness for over...
$10 Million Microfinance Milestone Reached
In the ten years since the organisation commenced its microfinance program, BaptistCare HopeStreet has delivered no-interest and low-interest loans to people experiencing significant financial distress, supporting communities, families and vulnerable people as they strive for financial stability.
Entertainment Lineup For Third Annual Halo Ball
BaptistCare has been supporting women and children fleeing violent and oppressive relationships for more than 30 years and has been at the forefront of national debate on how to bring an end to family violence.
Breaking Shackles Of Stigma
The Community Centre plays an integral role in the Newcastle suburb as safe and welcoming place for people who are homeless or individuals and families living on the margins.