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)
Ending Homelessness – One Person at a Time
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.