Safe, secure housing is fundamental to people’s health and wellbeing. Both people experiencing homelessness and those at risk of homelessness are supported by specialist homelessness services (SHS). In 2018–19, SHS agencies provided support to over 290,300 clients who each had a variety of different needs and reasons for seeking support. Use the following interactive to explore the typical client profile based on age, sex and state/territory where the client received support.

Interactive data visualisation: Put yourself in the picture