Older Women and Homelessness


Older Women and Homelessness


EPISODE 27 Tue 22 Aug
Why are more older women becoming homeless?

Meet The Guests

Di Hill

“I was going backwards, couldn't see that there was a future so I thought I'll live in a van … I don't know how long I can cope with that.”

Christine Kent

“There's nowhere liveable that I can afford on the pension …  At this stage I'm refusing to admit that I have no choices left.”

Doris Perkin

“I've never been on the dole in my life … and I never, ever, thought that I would have ended up in that position. So it's degrading.”


“I'm in a unit for another four weeks, just a little studio apartment, hasn't got a kitchen … It's affordable, just, and I don't know where I'm going to be in four weeks time.”