What is the name of the project?
Self Care Program
How does the project help homeless women?
St Mary’s Support and Accommodation Program provides housing and support to single, pregnant and parenting women aged 16-25 years with children under the age of four, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The Self Care Program, funded by second Chance, incorporates facilitation of different workshops, information sessions and activities aimed at giving young mothers the opportunity to grow their skills, increase self esteem and feel connected to, and participate in, their communities now and long term.
Who administers the project?
St Mary’s Support and Accommodation Program
When did it start?
Outcomes of the project
The Self Care Program will be run for approximately 25 women in 2012.