Overall, 48,000 visits were made by people seeking assistance or just stopping by for a chat, a coffee or a quiet place where they can find company and acceptance.
For younger visitors Wayside has a youth specific safe space – Wayside Youth – which offers a supportive environment for young people 25 and under, with a specific focus on those at risk in the Kings Cross area.
The Wayside federally funded Day to Day Living Program offers support for people with long term mental health issues to participate in social, recreational and educational activities.
Wayside also runs a series of clinics in partnership with other agencies and services. These include the Homeless Persons Legal Clinic every Monday with lawyers from Norton Rose (formerly Deacons) and weekly primary health care clinics.