Rough sleepers

Help rough sleepers get healthy and well

It’s spring time and I want to tell you about my determination to grow hope. It’s a determination that drives everything we do at The Exodus Foundation. Crucially it focuses our attention on improving the health of our needy guests. I’m talking about rough sleepers like Terry who was frail and suffered many of the illnesses common to the homeless – including diabetes and heart disease. Terry’s home was a suburban bus shelter and he came to us for hot...

Fixing the bad backs ​of rough sleepers.

Fixing the bad backs ​of rough sleepers

Imagine how uncomfortable it would be if you had to sleep on the ground with just a few pieces of cardboard for a mattress. That’s exactly what it’s like for rough sleepers, so it’s little wonder they have bad backs. That is why a chiropractor visits The Exodus Foundation to help. Twice a month our chiropractor is on site to ease the back pain of our homeless guests. It’s a service they would never otherwise be in a position to access, yet...

Together we can fix homelessness.

Together we can fix homelessness

Homelessness is getting worse. The number of homeless people in NSW has risen by 37%* in five years. This makes your ongoing support more important than ever. Together we can meet the challenge. Our suite of support services are an integral part of the solution to homelessness. When support services are combined with social housing, research has shown that up to 90% of homeless people remain off the streets†. “Homeless support services paired with social housing works”, said Rev. Bill Crews. “The...