CALD Communites

At Risk of Homelessness: Preventing Homelessness in Older Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

The Preventing Homelessness in Older Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities project has been a ground-breaking initiative that has aimed to, and succeeded in, significantly improving access to affordable housing options for older people from high need CALD communities in Victoria.When Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) and the Ethnic Communities’ Council of Victoria (ECCV)

Security of tenure for the ageing population in Western Australia: Does current housing legislation support Seniors’ ongoing housing needs?

The genesis of this research commenced several years ago as the impactof Western Australia’s ‘resources boom’ was becoming evident. Although that period augured in years of prosperity for some Western Australians, for many – especially those on lower and xed incomes – the rising cost of living became problematic.

Places That Matter: Place Attachment and Wellbeing of Older Antillean Migrants in the Netherlands

It has been argued that attachment to place increases wellbeing in old age. Feeling ‘in place’ can increase an older person’s wellbeing. For older migrants it can be a challenge to live in-between cultures. The objective of the article is to explore how older Antillean migrants derive a sense of wellbeing from attachment to their everyday places.

Older women and homelessness, a literature review

The catalyst for this literature review, which is a joint initiative of the City of Booroondara and the Salvation Army EastCare, was the lack of service options, coupled with the increasing demand for services to provide appropriate housing and support for older women, including women from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities.Unfortunately, the plight of older women confronting

The Housing and Other Service Needs of Recently Arrived Immigrants

This research has considered the use of housing and other services by recent immigrants to Australia. It has focussed on the relationship between housing, and housing assistance measures, and the use of other services by recent immigrants, as well as measures of their quality of life, vulnerability and satisfaction with Australia.
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