Older clients of specialist homelessness services provides an overview of older Specialist Homelessness Services (SHS) clients experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. It describes the characteristics of clients provided with assistance, services requested, housing situation and outcomes, indicators of economic wellbeing, service use intensity and vulnerabilities.

  • Cat. no: HOU 314
Findings from this report:
  • 24,100 people 55 and over were assisted by Specialist Homelessness Services agencies in 2017–18.

  • Over 86,000 older clients received services between 2013–14 and 2017–18, most (68%) in a single year only.