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ABC Radio Focus Program - Women’s Housing Company speaking up on older women’s homelessness

In Category - NewsDate - 11/10/2019

On World Homeless Day, ABC Radio with Cassie McCullough devoted the whole program to older women. Debbie Georgopoulos represented the Women's Housing Company, along with Beverley Baker from the Older Women's Network and Robin Dougherty who shared her lived experience. Lots of callers shared their experiences - domestic violence and housing affordability were the common threads to older women's homelessness. More needs to be done to both prevent women’s homelessness and support women who find themselves without safe, secure and affordable housing. Listen here.