Welcome! These free resources are designed to provide you with some of the tools you need to help someone who hoards.


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Reduce Fire Risk

Fire is one of the greatest risks associated with hoarding.  Download the Fire Risk Reduction flyer for simple tips to reduce fire risk.


The Clutter Quality of Life Scale

The Clutter Quality of Life Scale (CQLS) has been designed by the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD) to help people assess for themselves the personally felt impact that clutter has on their well-being.

Take the questionnaire to discover your personal CQLS score.  There’s a handy scoring sheet you can use as well.


The Clutter-Hoarding Scale

The Clutter-Hoarding Scale (CHS) was developed by the Institute for Challenging Disorganization, and is an observational tool to assess the degree of clutter and its impact on structure and zoning, animals and pests, household functions, and health and safety. Download your copy here.




Listen to Wendy Hanes’ interview on ABC Tasmania Afternoons with Joel Rheinberger. Joel asked tricky questions and Wendy had all the answers. Click here to listen. Wendy’s interview starts at around the 5 minute mark.


Wendy Hanes was asked to comment on Gunnedah Shire Council’s proposal for hoarding funding. Read the article here.


Wendy Hanes was interviewed for an article by ABC News about hoarding. Read that article here.




We were happy to share our expertise with the podcasters at DIY Photo Organising Podcast. Listen to the episode here.


We were pleased to speak on an episode of The Art of Decluttering podcast. Of course the topic was Hoarding Disorder. Listen to the episode here.


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