The Word from the Street, Spring 2022
Your Kindness Brought Toby in From the Cold
You might remember Toby* from our recent Winter Appeal. His story of sleeping rough during a brutal Adelaide winter reinforced just how much your kindness means to people facing their darkest times. Toby shared: “You can’t sleep in freezing conditions – it’s impossible. I remember wandering around in the middle of winter, trying to find somewhere out of the rain...
A Vision for the Future, Thanks to You
At Hutt St Centre, we host more than 20 visiting services all under one roof. It’s all thanks to friends like you who help ensure our doors remain open to people when they need us most. Each year, we welcome the team from OneSight for a specialist vision testing clinic. Qualified optometrists provide free vision assessments to people in need....
You Make This Fresh Start Possible
With up to 40,000 meals served in our dining room every year, the ongoing shortage of fresh produce across Australia poses a serious challenge when it comes to planning healthy meals. Thankfully, your kindness has helped us find a creative solution – right in our own backyard. Since earlier this year, our Pathways Gardening Group have been regularly harvesting fresh...
Thank You For Believing No Human is Beyond Hope
The journey to homefulness is often long and complex – but thankfully you’re there for people like Max* when they need you most. Max grew up in rural NSW, and had an incredibly traumatic upbringing, which left him struggling with complex mental health challenges. After suffering alone for decades, Max made his way to Adelaide to try and escape his...
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Nina Shares the Difference You've Made in Her Life
Every person who walks through our doors has their own unique story. But it’s rare we hear a first-hand experience as powerful as this one. Nina* recently reached out to us to share the difference your kind support of Hutt St Centre has made in her life. She says: “I was living in the country, using ice and in a...
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