HOMELESSNESS is increasingly the biggest challenge facing vulnerable locals among Sunraysia’s Indigenous community, according to staff at Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS).
MDAS’s Social and Emotional Wellbeing hub (SEWB) has now been open for just over a year and offers eight programs to help issues like mental health, drug and alcohol abuse and gambling.
Manager Raelene Stephens and team leader Darlene Thomas said the hub had been hugely successful in assisting clients with social and emotional issues under one roof, but there were still challenges.
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