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Staff from IKEA pictured with pillows they donated to MCM youth refuges

Big business delivering the goods

2 July 2020

MCM is among many not-for-profits benefiting from the generosity of big businesses who are giving food and other essential items at a time when demand on community services organisations is at an all-time high.

Wayne Merritt, MCM

How MCM is making real change

18 June 2020

Hear from Wayne Merritt, General Manager of our Homelessness and Justice division, and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the organisation.

National Reconciliation Week

National Reconciliation Week at MCM

2 June 2020

Education and sustained conversations are important to progressing Reconciliation in Australia. MCM was honoured to experience the stories and perspectives during National Reconciliation Week with a special webcast hosted by MCM CEO Vicki Sutton.

Early Years childcare services - Melbourne City Mission

Early Learning Centres to resume normal operations

1 June 2020

It is with great relief that MCM has, from May, met the test to access the employer wage subsidy Job Keeper.

COVID19 and homelessness

COVID-19 causing rise in families experiencing homelessness

18 May 2020

COVID-19 has had an immeasurable impact on our daily lives, and isolation is incredibly difficult for young people and families experiencing homelessness.

Couch surfing

Sleep At The 'G fundraisers get inventive at home

18 May 2020

We’re doing Sleep At The ’G a little differently this year, as sleepers prepare to put youth homelessness to bed by fundraising from home.

LGBTQ homeless youth

Frontyard provides ongoing care for LGBTIQA+ youth in COVID-19

17 May 2020

MCM provides crisis accommodation in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD for young people experiencing homelessness at Frontyard Youth Services. Some of our most vulnerable Victorians are at increased risk throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Temporary changes to our Early Learning Centres

13 May 2020

In March the Commonwealth Government announced a new Early Childhood and Care Relief Package that aims to make childcare available for free to support families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

MCM statement on the outcome of the new childcare funding for its Early Learning Centres

4 May 2020

The introduction of the Commonwealth Government’s Early Childhood and Care Relief Package on Monday 6 April cut MCM childcare centre funding in half and prompted MCM to actively advocate to government and in the media for a viable solution to be urgently found to sustain our Early Learning Centres during the COVID-19 outbreak.


Protecting our community during COVID-19

24 April 2020

MCM prioritises the health and safety of our clients, staff and community during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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