Social services groups call on Government to provide certainty around funding for homelessness programs - Simon Santow and Rachael Brown for ABC News

9 February 2015

Former homeless man Danny

Photo: Former homeless Melburnian Danny says state and federal programs have helped him find secure housing. (ABC/Rachael Brown)

The Federal Government has been accused of not being serious about tackling the problem of homelessness.

Sixty organisations have signed a joint letter urging Social Services Minister Scott Morrison to give the sector some certainty, with $115 million in federal funding due to run out by the middle of the year.

Homelessness Australia chief executive Glenda Stevens warned that, without certainty, clients and workers would be anxious and "homelessness services hamstrung".

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