BIG CHRISTMAS DINNER
13th December 2018
Christ Mission Possible
Whilst Christ Mission Possible head office is located in Kingswood NSW we operated facilites in St Marys, Kingswood and throughout the western suburbs. Our Housing Solutions team manage properties across the Penrith and Blacktown LGA’s.
We offer support in two key way’s “Housing Solutions” and “Food Solutions.” Food Solutions provide support to thousands of local people in need on a weekly basis, through programs such as our Brown Paper Bag Project, Free Food Shops and Hot Meals on the Streets.
Housing Solutions offer best practice Crisis accommodation to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. With over 60,000 bed nights a year we are the largest of our kind in Sydney NSW. In addition to crisis accommodation we pioneered what is now known as Rapid Rehousing. Rapid Rehousing was first launched as a pilot with Housing NSW and SVdP in 2014 and has quickly become the most effective way of Housing people long term in a safe, secure and permanent home.
Our clients include young people, seniors, families, people at risk or experiencing homelessness, people with disabilities and people with mental health challenges. We support them to maintain their tenancies, build relationships and help them to reach their full potential.
To do this we partner with a range of services and organisations including, Housing NSW (FACS), community service providers, other community housing providers, financiers, Property developers, real estate agents and government agencies.
POVERTY IS A PROBLEM
Right now, over 2.9 million people in Australia live life under the international poverty line.
Poverty is a leading cause of depression and suicide in Australia. 1 in 3 People experience relationship breakdowns, 89% live in fear of financial pressure.
The issue of POVERTY is a very real and present reality for many.
Aussie's live in Poverty.
In Poverty are Children.
Personal credit card debt.
Our Food Solutions team are Harvesting on average 60 Tonnes of food each week that would otherwise go into landfill or waste.
Though our many outlets and community programs we supply thousands of people with essential food relief.
With over 105,000 people homeless in Australia we developed Rapid Re-Housing, Providing crisis and long-term accommodation solutions
Food Share provide other partner charities and community groups access to our resources to meet the needs of their communities.
Foodshare is version of a Food BANK? But we prefer to share our food than bank it.
HUNGER IS A PROBLEM
The thought that some families do not have food on the table or that the food they do have is minimal and would possibly not get them through to the next payday is to some unimaginable.
Nonetheless HUNGER is very real here is Australia.
are affected by Hunger.
$3,800 of Food
is what each houshold thow away each.
Worth of Food is thrown away each year.
“All it took was for me to lose my job and everything changed.”
After many years in a stable job, home and lifestyle one event would change Lisa’s life, Losing her job. Lisa found herself homeless with no income and nowhere to go. Lisa found herself in Christ Mission Possible’s crisis accommodation see how Lisa’s life changed after meeting the Christ Mission Possible Team.
HOMELESSNESS IS A PROBLEM
So we live in Australia. surely we don't have a homeless problem, do we?
Well yes, we do, tonight over 105,000 Aussies will not have a place to call home.
The issue of HOMELESSNESS is a very real reality for many families, women, men and young people.
Homelessness is still a big problem
Aussie's are Homeless
of these are Children