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Shelter and Residential Care

Support people in finding safe and affordable housing by funding shelter and residential care programs. These can include homeless refuges, housing services, senior living, social housing, supported housing and temporary accommodation.

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Shelter and residential care organizations provide a vital service to people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless. These organizations offer a safe place to stay, food, and other basic necessities. They also provide support and services that help people get back on their feet and transition into stable housing.

Unfortunately, funding for these organizations is often inadequate, which can jeopardize the quality of care they are able to provide. That's why donations from individuals and businesses are so important. They help make up the difference and ensure that shelter and residential care organizations can continue to provide high-quality care and services to those who need them.

Shelter and residential care services
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Homeless Refugees

Refugees are some of the most vulnerable people in the world. They have often fled their homes due to conflict or persecution and often arrive in new countries with nothing. This can make it very difficult for them to get by, and they can often sleep rough on the streets. This can be extremely harmful to their health and wellbeing, and they can often face discrimination and violence. By donating money to organizations that support homeless refugees, you can help to provide them with the basic necessities they need to survive and start rebuilding their lives.

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Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash
Housing services

Housing services can help to provide attendant care for people with disabilities. This care can be costly, and many people would not be able to afford it without donations. Housing services also provide rent and mortgage assistance, which can be vital for people struggling to make ends meet. They also provide utility expense assistance and fund measures to make people's homes more accessible.

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Senior living

Donating to senior living services means supporting nursing homes and retirement housing, which provide a safe and secure environment for seniors. Many seniors risk becoming homeless or being taken advantage of without these facilities. Senior assisted living facilities also provide crucial support for seniors who are living alone. These facilities can help seniors with grocery shopping, cooking, and cleaning. They can also provide companionship and support, essential for seniors who may be isolated or lonely.

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Social housing

Social housing is important because it provides safe and affordable homes for people who are in need. It is a vital part of the social safety net and helps ensure everyone has a place to live. Generous donations to social housing groups help fund these vital homes' construction and maintenance.

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Photo by Stijn Kleerebezem on Unsplash
Supported housing

Many people in our society are vulnerable and in need of support. Domestic and family violence refuges provide a safe place for people to escape violence and abuse. Group homes offer support for people with disabilities who may not be able to live independently. Housing for the homeless provides a roof over people's heads and a place to rebuild their lives. Orphanages care for children who have been orphaned or abandoned. Transitional housing helps homeless people find a place to live while they get back on their feet. All of these services are vitally important, and donations from the community help to keep them running.

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Photo by Sigmund on Unsplash
Temporary accommodation

Temporary accommodation helps to address the issue of homelessness. Organizations that provide temporary accommodation can often provide support and assistance to people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. This can help break the cycle of homelessness and give people the opportunity to get their lives back on track. Temporary housing can also help to provide a safety net for people struggling to make ends meet. This can help to prevent people from ending up on the streets and help them to get back on their feet.

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Johnson Goodwin Memorial Homes
ABN 79451768872
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Provided care to aged and disabled people both in a residential care facility, and in people's own homes. Also provided affordable housing for the aged and disabled, in a retirement village setting.
Newman Womens Shelter
ABN 36250445852
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We provided accommodation and support to women and children escaping domestic violence and homelessness. We also provided emergency relief to the general community.
Derby Home And Community Care
ABN 71609848479
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Derby Home and Community Care is a nonprofit incorporated organisation that provides a range of services to frail aged people, people with disabilities and their carers in the surrounding region. Services provided include the Home and Community Care program, Home Care Packages and Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) services. Derby Home and Community Care is a quality provider of services to maintain frail aged people with disabilities, including those with complex needs who are at risk of premature or inappropriate institutionalisation, to remain in their own homes.
Nyamba Buru Yawuru
ABN 87137306917
Endorsed DGR Item 1
The charity is primarily concerned with the economic, social and community development for the Yawuru Native Title Holders. These purposes have been pursed in a range of different ways including Community Development activities, including providing subsidised housing and housing advocacy services, conducting youth activities, cultural development activities, construction of a community hall (liyanngan nyirrwa), providing grants to help meet costs for community members achieving excellence, cultural business and funerals, providing support to community elders, conducting community events, operating a Yawuru language centre that produces materials in Yawuru, provides Yawuru language lessons in local schools and revitalises Yawuru language in the community, providing business development and land management services including the protection of Yawuru cultural heritage, joint management of the Yawuru conservation estate and environmental services.
Kimberley Aboriginal Housing
ABN 75083660137
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Currently earning income from rental property to increase assets available for use in charitable housing activities, to benefit Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander people
Hedland Womens Refuge
ABN 52594085767
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Provide crisis accommodation to women and children, particularly those escaping family and domestic violence. Advocacy and support for clients (past and present). Housing support. Holistic approach to healing and assisting families to move forward. Support children and adults in education and employment opportunities. Emergency food and brokerage.
Yaandina Community Services
ABN 40284552805
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Yaandina Community Services Ltd is a multifunctional, multifunded organisation that has been in operation for 45 years providing localised wraparound, clientcentred services from birth to ageing for the predominantly Aboriginal population community of Roebourne and surrounding areas within the City of Karratha and Shire of Port Hedland, through the provision of life education; recreation; therapeutic interventions; practical support; and allied health care to children, youth, families and the elderly. We are the preferred provider of a number of government agencies including National Indigenous Australians Agency, Department of Health, Department of Communities and the WA Mental Health Commission.
Mawarnkarra Health Service
ABN 68139453348
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We delivered primary health services to the community of Roebourne and surroundingareas. Including outreach to locations like Bindi Bindi. We delivered chronic disease care coordination and outreach to the Pilbara. We have a home care renal idalysis facility for community membersWe have a child and maternal health building to support the communityWe run a Women's Refuge within the communityWe assist aborigial people with engaging with the NDISWe are an NDIS Service ProviderWe undertake community programs such as environmental health, social emotionalwellbeing, men's and women's program, counselling, tackling smoking andalcohol&nutrition.
ABN 88583662563
Endorsed DGR Item 1
Provide services to improve the social development and welfare of the indigenous communities. This includes housing, transport and essentials to give some direct relief from poverty and access to government and community services. Develop economic enterprises to provide employment and training.
Wongan-ballidu Aged Persons Homes Assoc
ABN 66779973848
Endorsed DGR Item 1
The Association is established for charitable purposes and as a public benevolent organisation for the provision of assistanceand relief of, and in particular, to provide suitable accommodation for the aged, within the Shire of WonganBallidu
The Roman Catholic Bishop Of Geraldton Centacare Family Services
ABN 45343752115
Endorsed DGR Item 1
We provide a range of services to assist families and individuals regardless of race, religion, sexuality, relationship or economic status. This includes counselling and casework for all levels of development, assisting separated families, emergency relief and referring and supporting volunteers in the not for profit and/or Government organizations when appropriate. We provide a range of workshops developed to suit the needs of the community. We have a Men's Hub which is a public space for Men to access information and referral services, social network and get support.
Sun City Care
ABN 39957266220
Endorsed DGR Item 1
3.1 To provide a Christ Centred Association for the relief of poverty, suffering, distress, misfortune and helplessness of people where so ever found in Australia, or elsewhere, regardless of age, sex, race, ethnic background, religion, political beliefs or marital status. This will be achieved by providing (but not limited to) any or all of the following:(a) food, clothing, furniture and household items distribution.(b) accommodation.(c) rehabilitation facilities.(d) other social welfare services including training programs,life skills courses for people at risk and financial training, e.g. budgets.(e) caring for the welfare of individuals and groups in the local community and overseas according to Matt: 25:40.
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Why should I donate to support shelter and residential care causes?

There are a number of reasons why you should donate to support shelter and residential care causes. First, by donating you can help provide a safe and secure environment for those who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Second, your donation can help provide care and support for those who are living in shelters or residential care facilities. Lastly, your donation can help raise awareness about the importance of shelter and residential care facilities in our communities.

Why do shelter and residential care-focused charities and nonprofits need funds?

There are many reasons why shelter and residential care-focused charities and nonprofits need funds. The most obvious reason is to cover the costs of providing shelter and care to those in need. But these organizations also need funds for things like staffing, maintenance, and other operational costs. Additionally, many of these organizations rely on donations to provide vital services like meals, transportation, and medical care to their residents.

What are some ways donations are used to support shelter and residential care?

Some ways that donations are used to support shelter and residential care include providing meals, funding educational and therapeutic programs, and paying for operational expenses. Additionally, donations may be used to help with capital improvements or to purchase essential items like beds and bedding.

How do I know my donation is going to help shelter and residential care?

If you make a donation to a reputable shelter or residential care facility, you can usually trust that your donation will be used to help those in need. To be sure, you can always ask the staff how your donation will be used. Most shelters and residential care facilities are happy to share this information with donors.

How else can I support charities and nonprofits that focus on shelter and residential care, aside from donations?

There are a number of ways to support charities and nonprofits that focus on shelter and residential care, aside from donations. volunteering your time, skills, and expertise can be a great way to support these organizations. Additionally, you can spread awareness about the work these organizations do by sharing information about them with your family and friends, or through social media. Finally, you can advocate for policy changes that would support shelter and residential care organizations at the local, state, or federal level.

Donate now to support those in need of shelter and residential care.

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