At 19 King Street, Melbourne CBD, we're redeveloping our current Frontyard Youth Services to include 18 beds of crisis accommodation together with a new innovative disruptive model of care that's never been delivered before. It will be a one-stop-shop for everything a young person needs to rebuild their life.
Put simply, Melbourne City Mission will deliver a world-first model of care which includes a 24-hour service model with 24-hour intake, meaning that no matter the time of day:
Frontyard Youth Services, our flagship crisis centre, has been located at 19 King Street, Melbourne CBD since 1989. We've temporarily relocated to a site on Flinders Street in order to completely redevelop the King Street building and bring our world-first innovative service model to life.
The $8 million redevelopment will provide:
Construction kicked off on 17 July 2018, with Victorian Minister for Housing, Martin Foley on-site at 19 King Street, to mark the start of our first project. Read our media release about the launch here.
Victorian Minister for Housing, Martin Foley, was on-site at Melbourne City Mission's Frontyard Youth Services at 19 King Street, to mark the start of the $8 million construction project. Read our media release about the launch here.
To our existing Frontyard Youth Services we are adding five new elements;