• + Destynee
    At 15 years old, Destynee fell pregnant. After she made contact with Caboolture Hospital, she was referred to Caboolture Young Mothers for Young women (CYMYW) for antenatal education and support.
  • + Steven
    Steven reached out to Micah Projects Street to Home team after six years of homelessness when he moved from the Wynnum-Manley area to sleeping rough in South Brisbane and West End.
  • + Bob
    Bob was born in Manchester in England in 1939. Now, 80 years later, Bob and his wife Carol attend regular meetings with Lotus Place in Cairns.
  • + Carmen
    Carmen first met Jenny from Micah Projects’ Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (BDVS) in a time of crisis.
  • + Mandy
    Mandy was living at a north-side caravan park and was experiencing significant conflict and felt unsafe there. The team began the process of finding her alternative accommodation.
  • + Jadene
    Having been born and raised in the Northern Territory, Jadene moved to Brisbane to complete a course. Like many young people, Jadene realised that her initial career goal was not the right one for her.
  • + Alex
    Alex had lived with her ageing mother for several years in her mother’s unit. But during a short stay in the hospital, Alex discovered that her mother had been admitted to a care facility by family members in her absence and her home was in the hands of an executor.
  • + Katie
    Katie had been couch surfing with her two children for four years when she reached out to Micah Projects for help.
  • + Steff
    Steff was referred to Micah Projects’ Young Mothers for Young Women (YMYW) program for support after discovering at 19 she was pregnant with her daughter.
  • + Agnes
    Agnes was standing on the side of the road, suitcases at her feet, as her two youngest children started asking her what was happening. After months of couch-surfing with friends and family, her options had run out and she found herself with nowhere to go, and no place to take her children.
  • + Jenny
    “There’s something very special about Campbell’s Club, and having the opportunity to volunteer there. My desire is to make a real difference in someone else’s life and that helps give my own life added purpose,” Jenny said.
  • + Gary
    Gary and Rosemary have been working with and supporting Micah Projects for over ten years through their small business, All Areas Rubbish Removal.
  • + Cookie
    Cookie was sleeping in Anzac Square when he started to work with the Micah Projects Street to Home team. His literacy levels and his lack of basic forms of ID such as a birth certificate had proven to be a major barrier to securing housing, but these were challenges the Street to Home team could help him with.
  • + Sarah
    Growing up in a home free of violence, sexism or misogyny, Sarah never envisaged she would find herself trapped in a violent, abusive relationship.
  • + Gabrielle
    “The team at Micah Projects fundamentally believe in what they do – they’re driven, they’re passionate and they know what they are doing. Investing in them gives us maximum impact for our funding dollars.”
  • + The Parsons Family
    When the bank seized the home they were privately leasing in Gladstone, the confusion in the aftermath regarding their rights and responsibilities as tenants resulted in the Parsons family of seven losing their tenancy.
  • + Robert
    “When you’re on the street the future don’t look good, but here there’s a bit of hope.”
  • + Herb
    “Given where I’ve come from, I want to help other people. To show them that it’s not all down and out.”
  • + Hayley
    Hayley had always been quite a strong student, when at age 15 she discovered that she, and her boyfriend of more than a year were expecting a baby. Like women of any age who learn of an unplanned pregnancy there was a period of surprise and disbelief as she came to consider her options, and the future.