Homeless, not phoneless

When Lisa Peterson became homeless, she spent months without a bed of her own. But her phone never left her sight. Driving across the country, couch-surfing and staying in crisis accommodations, Lisa would charge her phone at train stations and use free public Wi-Fi to stay connected. The idea of being “homeless with a smartphone”…

Youth homelessness + domestic violence

New figures have revealed that more than half of young people who access NSW youth homeless services are victims of domestic or family violence. According to homeless shelter Yfoundations, at many services numbers are closer to 80 per cent of 10 to 24-year-old clients. Yfoundations chief executive Michael Coffey said better targeted training, resources and…

Our new freight partner: TNT

TNT offers door-to-door shipping to more than 200 countries — connecting people and businesses all over the world. More than a freight company, their tagline ‘The People Network’ is testament to their business principle: to be a trustworthy, values-based company with a reputation for integrity, transparency and compliance. The Footpath Library is proud to announce…