Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) is thrilled to announce a new YACVic Young Thinker in Residence in partnership with Melbourne City Mission during Homelessness Week 2018.
Victorian Minister for Housing, Martin Foley, was on-site at Melbourne City Mission’s Frontyard Youth Services at 19 King Street, to mark the start of the $8 million construction project to create a world-first, fully integrated response to youth homelessness.
Victoria’s largest youth homelessness service is calling on the Victorian Government to take urgent action to stop young people being evicted at age 18 from foster care into homelessness.
On Tuesday 24 April, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Education, Ms Judith Graley MP officially opened the campus, based at the Melbourne Polytechnic precinct in Prahran. The campus includes three new classrooms and the recently relocated HEAT (Hospitality Employment and Training) program.
Melbourne City Mission and Visit Victoria have formally launched their three-year collaborative and strategic partnership.
ABC TV's Lateline program worked with Melbourne City Mission recently on a story profiling our Palliative Care Service. Watch the video and find out more our Palliative Care services.