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A Youth Homelessness Strategy is needed to support the unique needs of young Victorians

30 November 2021

Young people have distinctive pathways into and experience of homelessness, including having limited coping strategies and resources as well as being at high risk of further trauma, according to new research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI).

Their journey home podcast

Their Journey Home Epidsode 1 Escaping Family Violence is now live

28 August 2020

When home is not a safe place, where do you go? In this episode, we explore the complex issue of family violence and how it pushes young people into homelessness.

Photo of the street sign for the newly refurbished Frontyard Youth Services

Victoria takes the lead in ending youth homelessness with pioneering 24/7 response

30 May 2019

Victoria’s largest youth homelessness service provider, Melbourne City Mission (MCM), is pioneering a 24-hour crisis accommodation centre, with support services around the clock, to help the increasing numbers of young Victorians experiencing homelessness.

Philanthropic supporters tour MCM's Frontyard

28 March 2019

Victoria’s leading youth homelessness service provider, Melbourne City Mission (MCM), has hosted a tour with key philanthropists at the redevelopment of its highly innovative facility located at 19 King St, Melbourne.

Frontyard construction commences

Construction commences on new world-first response to youth homelessness

17 July 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.

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