Hear from Wayne Merritt, General Manager of our Homelessness and Justice division, and the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on the organisation.
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.
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.
The Youth Action Group (YAG) is a group of emerging young leaders (ages 18–24) who are passionate about raising the profile of young people in Melbourne. Applications are now open for 2020.
Homeless advocates around Australia are once again calling on the government to implement a national strategy to address the housing affordability crisis – a key driver in people becoming homeless.
After 18 months of construction, Frontyard’s new four-storey service and crisis accommodation centre is now in operation welcoming young people through its doors.
Sleep At The ’G, Melbourne City Mission’s annual mass sleepover at the MCG, took place on Thursday 16 May and what an incredible night it was.
This year, we’ve been super impressed by the creativity shown by the teams of Sleepers who’ve registered to attend Sleep At The ’G 2019.
Frontyard recently held an official preview event to celebrate the combined efforts of everyone involved in its redevelopment.