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500 Lives 500 Homes Trailer

Imagine ending homelessness?

The 500 Lives 500 Homes registry fortnight took place in March/April 2014. The campaign will continue for the next 3 years with the goal of housing 500 people.

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500 Lives 500 Homes Film

A film documenting the 500 Lives 500 Homes registry fortnight which was held in Brisbane in March/April 2014. The registry fortnight brought organisations and community members together to identify the most vulnerable people in Brisbane and to know each person by their name. 500 Lives 500 Homes is a three year campaign to break the cycle of homelessness in Brisbane.

CBS 60 Minutes reports on the 100,000 Homes Campaign

Giving apartments to the chronically homeless can save taxpayer dollars, advocates say. Anderson Cooper reports on the 100,000 Homes Campaign, an innovative approach to fighting homelessness.

CBS 60 Minutes, 9 February 2014 (an add plays for the first 30secs)

Michelle's story from 50 Lives 50 Homes

Bella's story from 50 Lives 50 Homes

Robert's story from 50 Lives 50 Homes

Ending Homelessness – One Person at a Time

View Media Release 7 August 2012

50 Lives 50 Homes Campaign Overview

The 50 Lives 50 Homes campaign to house and support Brisbane’s vulnerable people experiencing homelessness was launched in June 2010. As at 31 December 2013, a total of 701 people have now been surveyed with the Vulnerability Index about their housing, healthcare and support service needs. 230 people have now been housed by the 50 Lives 50 Homes campaign partners.

500 Lives 500 Homes begins with a community-wide registry from Monday 24 March – Friday 4 April 2014.

Link to 50 Lives 50 Homes webpage

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Sleeping Rough: Photography by Jo Bennett.