Around 100,000 Australians will be homeless tonight.
Homelessness can affect anyone you know - your neighbour, your friends even your family. There is a wide diversity of people turning to us for help for many different reasons.
Broken marriages, disabilities, domestic violence, mental illness or breakdown may all contribute. The largest single cause of homelessness in Australia is domestic and family violence, which overwhelmingly affects women and children.
The Salvation Army doesn't just offer people in need emergency accommodation or a roof over their heads. Through our network of services such as counselling, legal aid, domestic violence support and lifestyle programs, it is our aim to bring people back into society, strong and equipped to fulfil a valued role in the community.
To learn more about The Salvation Army homelessness services read our Homelessness Report 2013.