Partnering to help people on low incomes

Sharon* is a married mother of two young boys. When Kildonan came into contact with Sharon, she and her sons had just left the family home after experiencing violence at the hands of her husband. Sharon was staying with friends and was at risk of homelessness when their  hospitality ran out. She was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and had no job; her only source of income was emergency relief. She and her children had often gone without food…

This article is currently not available online. Subscribe today to receive your own print editions.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Ethics, challenges and benefits of helping people tell their stories

ethics

Giving people an online platform to tell their stories of living life on a low income can be powerful and life-changing advocacy, but also carries many challenges ... Read More

Part of the conversation – the consumer voice in homelessness policy

marsh

Allan Martin has drawn on his own experience to become a powerful advocate for people facing homelessness. This article is currently not available online. ... Read More