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Hutt St Centre

Charities prepare for surge in demand

Charities supporting the homeless and vulnerable in the community are preparing for a surge in demand as the full impact of COVID-19 job losses are felt and the colder weather hits the State.

“In recent weeks we have noticed an increase in new people coming to Hutt St Centre seeking support for the first time, however we are anticipating a bigger increase in demand and increase in homelessness will occur over the next six months,” said CEO Chris Burns.

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