Prepared by Maree Petersen and Cameron Parsell (University of Queensland) for the Mercy Foundation
This study examines pathways out of homelessness for older women in Australia. It explores the range of possible responses and program models that would assist in addressing their homelessness. It explicitly intends to inform the service sector. In Australia there has been increasing attention to older women’s homelessness. This focus on older women sits alongside increasing recognition of older people’s homelessness in Australia.