A Place to Call Home: Episode 1 - Homelessness in older people
This is Part 1 of a new podcast series exploring homelessness in Australia and the legal issues people experience when they are homeless or at risk of homelessness. During this series we will be speaking to people from different services providing support and legal advice to those experiencing homelessness.
In this first episode, Bridget from the Community Legal Education Branch speaks to Mary Lovelock from Legal Aid’s Elder Abuse Service based on the Central Coast and lower Hunter region, about homelessness and its causes in older people.
There is useful information in this episode about how community workers working with older clients can support and refer those clients for legal help.
Use the links below to find out more information about what we talked about in this episode.
Legal Aid services and resources for older people:
Legal Aid NSW, Elder Abuse Service Ph. (02) 4324 5611
Elder Abuse Service - Legal Aid NSW
LawAccess 1800 888 529
Seniors Rights Service: Ph. 02 9281 3600
Seniors Rights Service offers free legal advice on many legal issues to older people in NSW, as well as a comprehensive referral service. We offer general legal advice, as well as advice on retirement villages and strata living.
Ageing and Disability Abuse Helpline 1800 628 221
Lifeline 13 11 14
Older Women’s Network Ph.02 9519 8044
Music: Romantic Classical Guitar Cue by Bobby Cole
Editing by Yasmine Lewis from Legal Aid NSW
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