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How MCM is making real change

18 June 2020

Hear from Wayne Merritt, General Manager of our Homelessness and Justice division, and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the organisation.

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COVID-19 causing rise in families experiencing homelessness

18 May 2020

COVID-19 has had an immeasurable impact on our daily lives, and isolation is incredibly difficult for young people and families experiencing homelessness.

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Sleep At The 'G fundraisers get inventive at home

18 May 2020

We’re doing Sleep At The ’G a little differently this year, as sleepers prepare to put youth homelessness to bed by fundraising from home.

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Frontyard provides ongoing care for LGBTIQA+ youth in COVID-19

17 May 2020

MCM provides crisis accommodation in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD for young people experiencing homelessness at Frontyard Youth Services. Some of our most vulnerable Victorians are at increased risk throughout the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Temporary changes to our Early Learning Centres

13 May 2020

In March the Commonwealth Government announced a new Early Childhood and Care Relief Package that aims to make childcare available for free to support families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Protecting our community during COVID-19

24 April 2020

MCM prioritises the health and safety of our clients, staff and community during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Youth homelessness matters to us

Youth Homelessness matters to us

15 April 2020

Wednesday 15 April marks the day we observe Youth Homelessness Matters Day (YHMD) which aims to raise awareness of young people in Australia experiencing or at risk of homelessness.

COVID-19: New measures now in place for care facilities

9 April 2020

In-line with directions from the Deputy Chief Health Officer (Communicable Diseases) regarding new laws for care facilities, we are bringing the following changes into effect for our facilities immediately.

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Our response to COVID-19 and its impact on our services

8 April 2020

MCM recognises the effect COVID-19 is having on the community and our thoughts are with those who have been impacted here in Australia and around the world.

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COVID-19: An update on Sleep At The 'G

6 April 2020

In line with Federal and State Government advice regarding non-essential organised gatherings of more than 100 people, MCM has decided that our much-loved flagship fundraising event Sleep At The ’G is unable to proceed as a mass participation event this year.

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