This week the Australian Federal, state and territory governments released the National Plan to end Violence against Women and Children 2022-2032. This 10-year national strategy is framed by the ambitious goal of ending gender based violence in one generation. To do so, the Plan organises the governments commitments across four domains – prevention, early intervention, response, recovery and healing.
Are you or do you know of someone who may be interested in finding out more about the Community Friend Program? Or are you someone who may want to volunteer once a fortnight and support a person with a mild disability through friendship?
The number of young women, including many with babies, accessing homelessness services in Victoria has more than doubled in the past two years.
Are you looking to volunteer in the Youth Support space? We are currently looking for live-in mentors in the inner North for our Lead Tenant program. If you are looking to become a positive, supportive role model for young people who would benefit from extra support, then a live-in mentor position may be right for you.
MCM Speech Pathologists from our ECIS team had an early celebration last week for Speech Pathology Week, which runs from 21-27 August.
Are you on a waitlist for Early Childhood Intervention Services? We invite you to join our experienced Occupational Therapist who supports children aged 0–7 years and their families, on Tuesday 6 September @ 1PM, for a one hour telepractice information session.
Yesterday, LEGO brick houses took over Parliament House steps in Melbourne to keep decision-makers focused on creating a pipeline of housing for at least 5,000 Victorian young people in need of a safe home.
On 11 July 2022, Melbourne City Mission (MCM) ceased providing Supported Independent Living (SIL) services, with employees, management and support transitioning to Able Australia, a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in the field.
MCM’s Early Childhood Intervention Services now provides key worker supports and speech therapy supports to children and families in Bendigo. If you live outside Bendigo, you can avail of MCM Early Childhood Intervention supports via Telepractice.
Our Early Childhood Intervention Team (ECIS) will be running a series of interactive social groups during the holidays for children with developmental delay or disability in Brunswick, Mill Park and Greensborough. Contact us for more details.