COUNTRY agency ac.care is calling on governments to invest more in social housing and mental health services as it continues to support hundreds of people without a home or on the brink of homelessness in regional South Australia.
Over the past financial year, ac.care’s homelessness service worked with 1304 clients, housing 95pc of people who approached the agency for assistance across eastern regional South Australia.
This included 430 people in various forms of housing, including private rentals, ac.care directly supported to maintain their existing tenancy and avoid the risk of becoming homeless.
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ac.care media release Homelessness Week August 2020