MCM are providing much-needed housing and support for young people (aged 18-24 years) that are experiencing homelessness.
Melbourne City Mission are pleading for the State Government to fund housing for 16-to-25-year-olds who are trapped in homelessness – many of whom suffer mental health crises.
Urging for State and Federal Governments to commit to building a pipeline of at least 6,000 new social houses in Victoria per year.
It has become clear that we need a national strategy and plan to respond to child and youth homelessness.
MCM alongside other leading homelessness support organisations are calling on the Government to substantially increase JobSeeker and Youth Allowance in next week’s Federal Budget to tackle Australia’s youth homelessness epidemic.
Hester Hornbrook Academy opens new campus in South Melbourne
The fatal impact of family violence and how it contributes to young Australians’ deaths by suicide is downplayed and poorly recorded, hidden by other presenting issues such as harmful substance use, and missing from Australia’s response systems, advocate Tash Anderson and authors of a report released today reveal.
Join us for a tour of our brand-new Campus in South Melbourne for Open Day: Wednesday 5 April. Hester Hornbrook Academy
Join us for Sleep At The 'G on Wednesday 10 May for a fun night to raise funds for a serious issue. Funds raised will help build homes and provide more services for young people without a safe place to sleep. Help put youth homelessness to bed.
Melbourne City Mission (MCM) acknowledges and pays respect to First Nations Peoples as the Traditional Custodians of these lands and waterways. We encourage our community to join us in reflecting on the impact of 26 January on First Nations Peoples and to promote understanding, respect, and truth telling in all we do.