FACTS ABOUT YOUTH HOMELESSNESS
Dignity is a human right
116,427 Australians are homeless
24% of them are Youth
Facts About Homelessness In Australia
Every night thousands of Australians are putting their life at risk by sleeping on the street. No ones thinks they will end up homeless and can be traumatic when it does happen.
Homelessness can be caused by
One or a combination of these factors can lead to someone becoming homeless. Sometimes homelessness can occur due to someone moving to a new area and losing their job, and not having any support to help. Other times it can be something as simple as not being able to afford housing.
Homelessness can affect anyone at any time. The tiniest life change can cause someone to lose everything they have in a blink of an eye. It's a terrible place for anyone to be in as you will never know what will happen to you on the streets.
Whatever the reason - Australians sleeping on our streets need immediate shelter to survive.
Backpack Beds (swags) SAVE LIVES
Backpack Bed for Homeless partners with homeless services across Australia to distribute our study proven Backpack Beds to street sleeping homeless without shelter.
We are not government funded and rely on the support of everyday Australians to help give back safety to people living on the streets. Your donation can help someone survive a night on the streets by protecting them from the harsh weather climates that can happen at night.
Backpack Beds help homeless Youth (18 - 24 years) and Adults.