A program that brings together older householders or younger householders with a disability who could benefit from help in the home and companionship, with mature people of integrity prepared to lend a hand in return for affordable accommodation… Read more
Emma began a PhD in Mathematics two years ago at a Melbourne university. Living in a student house was less than ideal as she was older than her flatmates, who were undergraduate students, and as well she needed a part-time job to supplement her scholarship income… Read moreRICHARD AND EMMA - Melbourne
Ninety-eight year-old Householder Ruby has loved having international student José from Mexico as her Homesharer. Studying international finance and managing a big student loan, Homeshare has been a god-send for José, while for Ruby it has provided companionship… Read moreJOSE AND RUBY - Melbourne
Jeff came from Singapore to study accountancy at Monash University and got to hear about the Homeshare program in the university housing advertisements. At the time he was 27 and had been in Australia for six months… Read moreJEFF AND ELIZA - Melbourne
Tom lost his wife in 1999 and moved from Melbourne to Perth to be near his family. A retired teacher, active and sociable, Tom and his doggy mate Jerry, hated living alone and applied to Homeshare… Read moreHOUSEHOLDER TOM - Perth
What do these two have in common? A lot more than you would first think. Dianna and Piumika are Homesharers in lifeAssist’s Homeshare program and love living with each other…. Read moreDIANNA AND PIUMIKA - Melbourne
Home Share Melbourne is a new project for HANZA that aims to extend the Homeshare model beyond the aged care sector to address the city’s burgeoning homelessness problem. Click here to visit the project’s website to learn more.
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