Just Home Margaret River receives funding for housing crisis workshops with mental health focus

Warren HatelyAugusta Margaret River Times
Just Home Margaret River chairwoman Naomi Godden.
Camera IconJust Home Margaret River chairwoman Naomi Godden. Credit: Therese Colman

A local not-for-profit housing advocacy group is among the winners from the latest round of Australia Post’s People of Post program.

Just Home Margaret River has received $2000 for a series of upcoming workshops for people facing housing insecurity.

Program manager Galatee Underwood told the Times the funding was welcomed.

“(It) will enable us to support improving mental health outcomes for people experiencing housing insecurity or homelessness in Augusta-Margaret River,” she said.

“We are planning a series of collaborative workshops on this topic to be launched during Homelessness Week in August.”

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The Times understands the workshops will bring together local groups, residents and service providers to look for better ways to collaborate to support the mental health of those experiencing housing stress and homelessness.

The Australia Post program gave grants to more than 150 grassroots community groups across the country.

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