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App to give a helping hand to the homeless

By ALLISON HORE Waverley Council rangers have begun using an “innovative” free app to help rough sleepers and, in the lead up to homelessness week, are encouraging the general public to get involved.  The app was launched 12 months ago by Sydney based entrepreneur Alexandra Tselios and The Jewish House CEO, Rabbi Mendel Kastel. It […]

Homelessness on the rise in the east

BY JADE MORELLINI Homelessness in NSW has spiked, with new studies indicating that there are not enough services available to support the number of people sleeping rough. In the Eastern Suburbs, the number of homeless fluctuates, yet evidence has proven homelessness increases particularly during the summer months. A Waverly Council spokesperson said, “The Waverley Homeless […]

Project provides HoPe for pets

They may be man’s best friends, but an alarming number of them make up an often forgotten part of our society: disadvantaged pets. Veterinarian Dr Sam Kovac of Southern Cross Veterinary Clinic and Rabbi Mendel Kastel, CEO of Jewish House, collaborated to establish Project HoPe (Homeless Pets) in August this year. Project HoPe was created […]