The hidden faces of the Illawarra's homeless

By Brendan Crabb
Updated April 9 2018 - 7:59pm, first published April 8 2018 - 2:06pm
Teenager Blake Parry has been homeless on-and-off for several years. The Southern Youth and Family Services client is now living in community housing in Fairy Meadow, and working as a builders' labourer. Picture: Georgia Matts
Teenager Blake Parry has been homeless on-and-off for several years. The Southern Youth and Family Services client is now living in community housing in Fairy Meadow, and working as a builders' labourer. Picture: Georgia Matts

Having been homeless on and off since the age of 15, Illawarra teenager Blake Parry has couch surfed, and slept in shopping centres and abandoned houses. 

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