What is Homeshare?

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A program that brings together older householders or younger householders with a disability who could benefit from help in the home and companionship, with mature people of integrity prepared to lend a hand in return for affordable accommodation… Read more

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Homeshare stories
Emma began a PhD in Mathematics two years ago at a Melbourne university. Living in a student house was less than ideal as she was older than her flatmates, who were undergraduate students, and as well she needed a part-time job to supplement her scholarship income… Read more
RICHARD AND EMMA - Melbourne
Ninety-eight year-old Householder Ruby has loved having international student José from Mexico as her Homesharer. Studying international finance and managing a big student loan, Homeshare has been a god-send for José, while for Ruby it has provided companionship… Read more
JOSE AND RUBY - Melbourne
Jeff came from Singapore to study accountancy at Monash University and got to hear about the Homeshare program in the university housing advertisements. At the time he was 27 and had been in Australia for six months… Read more
JEFF AND ELIZA - Melbourne
Tom lost his wife in 1999 and moved from Melbourne to Perth to be near his family. A retired teacher, active and sociable, Tom and his doggy mate Jerry, hated living alone and applied to Homeshare… Read more
HOUSEHOLDER TOM - Perth
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A clever match

January 6, 2016
Homeshare coordinator Belinda Bannerman, facilitated the successful match of Rose, 85, and Olympia, 49, who...
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HANZA adopts a process of working together which is collaborative with no legally binding structure.

 

A document of understanding has been developed underpinning these ideals, and which organisational members are asked to sign.

 

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