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Youth workers in classrooms improving education outcomes at Hester Hornbrook Academy

29 November 2019

Evaluating the impact of a Youth Worker in the classroom has on education outcomes for students at Melbourne City Mission’s (MCM) Hester Hornbrook Academy (HHA) was the goal of a research project led by Victorian University.

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Royal Commission – Violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability

20 November 2019

At MCM we uphold the rights and safety of all people, especially those who are at a greater risk. We welcome the Royal Commission into violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation of people with disability, and the opportunity it offers to improve the lives of people living with disability.

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Melbourne unites on World Homeless Day

10 October 2019

MCM will be among many homeless service providers, corporate, philanthropists, and local governments lending its skills and expertise to build more crisis accommodation for more than 300 people that are currently sleeping rough on the streets of Melbourne each night.

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Birthday celebrations at Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre

9 October 2019

Congratulations to our Bassetts Road Early Learning Centre who celebrated their fourth birthday at the weekend.

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.

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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.

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