Number of people sleeping rough in south-west on the rise

Monique Patterson
Updated August 4 2022 - 5:59pm, first published 3:30pm
HOMELESSNESS CRISIS: Brophy Family and Youth Services senior practitioner Mark Dekker talks about the barriers in finding affordable housing. Picture: Chris Doheny

The number of people sleeping rough in the south-west has increased in recent years, according to support agencies in the region.

Monique Patterson

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