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In the wake of a community ravaged by COVID-19, 2021 brings further challenges for South Australians doing it tough.
Every day is busy at the WestCare Centre. The queue forms early for Emergency Relief food parcels, breakfast, lunch and low-cost groceries at the Community Food Hub.
It is distressing to see more families with children in the laneway and several older individuals clearly needing medical and other practical support.
South Australia as a whole is moving forward as we learn to live with COVID-19, but for many, the situation is bleak as they face a future with significantly reduced income.
Underemployment is a major problem. This is threatening housing security – there are almost 20,000 people on the waiting list for public housing in SA. As people choose to pay the rent over buying food, demand for food parcels and access to affordable groceries has climbed 700% since this time last year.
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