The $24.4 million Program will help financially vulnerable WA tenants remain in their private rental homes.
Under the Program, community service organisations like St Vincent De Paul Society WA will identify tenants in need through their existing services and networks and will assist those tenants in applying for relief.
This year’s Anti-Poverty Week, which took place from 15 to 27 October, shone a light on the children of families who receive inadequate social security payments and depend on emergency support from charities such as St Vincent de Paul Society.
Work should be, the statement from St Vincent De Paul Society explained, for the common good, with employees treated as people first and not units of labour to be used for purely economic ends.
The recently concluded Homelessness Week 2023, observed from 7 to 13 August brought critical attention to the Australia’s housing crisis and its far-reaching implications.
St Vincent De Paul Society Swan Region Conference President Vivian D’Almeida speaks about the recent commissioning’s and milestones held Sunday 19 March – the first celebration in two years.
WA Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office Director Deacon Greg told The Record that in partnership with the St Vincent de Paul Society, who also made a significant financial contribution, WACMRO assisted 28 newly arrived families, mainly mothers and children in 2022.
National President Claire Victory said the 2 November decision by the Reserve Bank of Australia to increase the official rate by 25 basis points to 2.85 per cent will hurt Australians already doing it tough.
Outgoing Vinnies WA President Gladys Demissie reflects on her term, noting that ‘Success only happens when we’re all in it together.’
Incoming President David Kennedy, from the Subiaco Conference, has previously served on State Council as Vice President. The father of four children and six grandchildren enjoys golf, swimming, cycling, oil painting and some minor consulting work with old client friends.
A new and unique fundraising event from St Vincent De Paul Society WA aims to be a great motivation for supporters to ensure participants have the ultimate bragging rights.