There are approximately one million young people aged 12 to 25 in Victoria, Australia. While most have a stable home, good health, education, employment and support from friends and family, many don’t. On Census night in 2016, more than 6,000 young Victorians were counted as not having a place to call home.
We’re constantly improving and offering more services to disrupt the cycle of homelessness for good. Our innovative way of delivering support puts people — not services or systems — at the centre of everything we do.
Seeing them actively participate in programs like animal therapy and cooking, and watching them achieve their goals is just awesome.
We’ve rolled out a number of services that assist young people to repair past trauma.
Our innovative therapeutic supports include:
Our re-developed four-storey building at 19 King Street contains:
Here, we address both the immediate and long-term needs of young people at risk of, or experiencing homelessness 7 days a week.
Our after-hours and weekend capability ensures young people get the assistance they need, and begin their journey to a bright future as soon as possible.
Our Assertive Outreach program proactively engages hard-to-reach groups of young people and offers support and intervention in their own environment.
We take on the hardest cases that no one else can, and we give them the tools to create positive change in their own life.
I loved having the opportunity to be assisted and get my life back on track. I've been given options that I never had before.
The life-changing services that Frontyard provide wouldn't be possible without the incredible generosity of our supporters.
They’ve helped me to get myself a place and start to move in the right direction. If I didn’t have their help, I wouldn’t be where I am today.