If change can be achieved, it should be a combination of substantial taxes on those with wealth, and programs that offer essential elements of a good life to all in the society.
"By providing a safe, secure and comfortable place to get a good night’s rest, we help restore health, dignity and respect for our guests."
To date, the program has paid out over $100,000 in earned income and helped 24 individuals experiencing homelessness secure stable housing.
While advocates push for more affordable housing solutions, instead city governments have been cracking down on unhoused people with increasingly punitive measures that criminalize homelessness.
Homelessness is becoming more dispersed across major cities in Australia.
Fines and jail terms cannot solve homelessness.
Some say safe-parking programs aren’t a solution to homelessness. But these women and families are grateful this church has one.