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The Word from The Street, Spring 2021

How your kindness has brought warmth to David’s life

06/09/2021

You may remember David*, who shared his story of life on the streets in our recent Winter Appeal. At age 16, David was left overwhelmed by grief when his dad – the person who cared for him most – died. David turned to drugs and alcohol as he struggled to cope with his profound sense of loss: “My family practised...

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Health and happiness made possible by you

06/09/2021

Seeking healthcare can be a stressful experience, especially for people at risk of or experiencing homelessness. But thanks to your kindness, at Hutt St Centre, more than 20 visiting services enable people to improve their health and wellbeing in a safe and welcoming environment. These services make a world of difference for people who may not have the resources or...

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Thank you for being there in Mark’s time of need

06/09/2021

When people like Mark* find themselves sleeping on the streets, it’s often because they can see no other choice. Thankfully your kindness means a warm welcome and the chance for a fresh start here at Hutt St Centre. Mark’s story began with a successful career in the Army, but after his discharge he found it difficult to adjust back to...

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Skills for a healthier life – thanks to you

06/09/2021

Many people who walk through the doors at Hutt St Centre are looking for a nutritious breakfast or hot lunch to help them get through the day. This service is vital, but it’s also important to empower people with the skills and confidence to prepare their own healthy and delicious meals in the future. Thanks to your support, Hutt St...

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Your kindness is life-changing for people like Stanley

06/09/2021

For 74-year-old Stanley*, his story of a new start in life, and the joy and connection he has found, shows exactly how much your support matters at Hutt St Centre. Stanley was one of the more than 6,000 people experiencing homelessness in South Australia when we first met him. He had visited Hutt St Centre for food and a hot...

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