A key part of HAAG's Early Intervention approach to homelessness is our Community Education projects. Through empowering older people with experiences of homelessness to share their stories, we reach out to diverse community groups, letting them know about our services.

Latest Community Education Events and Updates

3 Aug 2022

Teresa Jasper and Joan Broughan visited the CWA regional conference- Rodney Shire in the Goulburn-Hume region to deliver information about housing options. 30 people attended the session on Thursday 4th of August. Speakers addressed a regional conference of the CWA and spoke about the challenges associated with homelessness and ageing. The Rollo Currie foundation support of the inclusion of Mitchell, Strathbogie, Moria, Shepparton and Murrindindi shires in the services offered by HAAG. We also spoke about the need for systemic and political activism to change the eligibility requirements for public housing, particularly the assets limit in Victoria.

1 Aug 2022

Teresa Jasper visited the Mooroopna Education and Activity Center in Goulburn Valley to deliver information about housing options. people attended the session on Tuesday 2nd of August. (03) 5825 1774
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4 Jul 2022

Joan Broughan visited the Seymour Community Radio in Goulburn Valley, Seymour to deliver information about housing options. 1000 people attended the session on Tuesday 5th of July.

22 May 2022

Stephanie Agius, Rebecca Cook, Jennifer Brown and Kris Spark visited the Australian Croatian Community Services in St Albans to deliver information about housing options. 30 people attended the session on Monday 23rd of May. ACCS invited HAAG to attend their Ageing Well Expo. Kris Spark delivered information about accessing affordable housing. Surveys were handed out but none were returned. Verbal feedback from participants was that the session was helpful. At least 5 people came to HAAG's stall afterwards to seek further information. Jennifer, Stephanie and Rebecca managed HAAG's stall for the duration of the expo. Other organisations in attendance were the Cancer Council, Public Transport Ombudsman, Croatian specific Aged Care service - CRO Care, Brimbank Council.

19 May 2022

Joan Broughan, Teresa Jasper visited the Kilmore Senior Citizens in Goulburn Valley, Kilmore to deliver information about housing options. 16 people attended the session on Friday 20th of May. Well received by group who were interested in info

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