At the end of the winter we wanted to give a short update. We are working as usual, although we prevent having too many people in the center at the same time due to COVID prevention. In this post we want protray an often not mentioned group of homeless people: women. Although the majority of homeless people are men, we also receive many women in our centre. Often they have a long problematic past. Some are not able to take care of their families any more due to, for example, excessive drinking. We also often assist in getting X-rays done, if there are reasons to assume that this person has for example Tubercolosis (TBC). Unfortunately, also this winter this was the case sometimes.

Below some pictures of women that visit us. For privacy reasons we blur out the faces on the images:

Also a homeless woman keeps her elegance