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An update on the closure of Bridges

16 August 2019

Melbourne City Mission acknowledges the decision to close Bridges, our longest running disability day service, has been difficult for participants, families and staff.

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Melbourne City Mission supports National Homelessness Week

6 August 2019

Homeless advocates around Australia are once again calling on the government to implement a national strategy to address the housing affordability crisis – a key driver in people becoming homeless.

Melbourne City Mission submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria's mental health system

29 July 2019

Melbourne City Mission (MCM) has released its submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health system, which highlights many of the barriers clients face when accessing mental health services.

Photo of two kindergarten aged children at MCM's Bassetts Road early learning centre

Early learning services now offering holiday discounts and days in lieu

22 July 2019

MCM's early learning services are excited to introduce new holiday discounts and days in lieu, enabling families to access ongoing, flexible childcare support that meets their family’s circumstances and needs.

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Expanding in the east to provide more NDIS support

15 July 2019

Melbourne City Mission (MCM) has expanded its disability service Support Coordination to Melbourne’s eastern suburbs by opening a new site in Boronia.

A photo of the front steps and foyer of Frontyard

Frontyard's new services support hundreds of young Victorians in need

3 July 2019

Frontyard has helped over 486 young Victorians since it opened its doors in May this year.

Melbourne City Mission supports the introduction of Voluntary Assisted Dying in Victoria

19 June 2019

Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying laws come into effect on 19 June 2019. It allows a person in the late stages of advanced disease to take medication prescribed by a doctor that will bring about their death at a time and location they choose.

Closure of Bridges Service at Melbourne City Mission

8 June 2019

After 27 years of operating, Melbourne City Mission (MCM) commenced informing families and staff last week of the difficult decision to close its Bridges Service in Pascoe Vale.

Photo of the street sign for the newly refurbished Frontyard Youth Services

Victoria takes the lead in ending youth homelessness with pioneering 24/7 response

30 May 2019

Victoria’s largest youth homelessness service provider, Melbourne City Mission (MCM), is pioneering a 24-hour crisis accommodation centre, with support services around the clock, to help the increasing numbers of young Victorians experiencing homelessness.

A photo of a bedroom inside of Frontyard Youth Services.

Frontyard's official ribbon cutting ceremony to take place this week

28 May 2019

After 18 months of construction, Frontyard’s new four-storey service and crisis accommodation centre is now in operation welcoming young people through its doors.

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