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West refuge in Werribee

West Side Story

26 March 2021

Thank you to those who have supported the West Refuge in Werribee, supporting young people with emergency accommodation and practical, mental health and therapeutic wrap around supports.

Lisa's take on International Women's Day

10 March 2021

As part of of our series to acknowledge some of our great women leaders at MCM, we caught up with Lisa O’Brien, Senior Manager Youth And Family Homelessness Services to chat about International Women’s Day (IWD) and what inspires her most.

Their journey home podcast

Their Journey Home Episode 3 Homelessness among Indigenous Australians

28 September 2020

Indigenous Australians carry the legacy of one of the oldest living cultures in the world but are sadly overrepresented in homelessness statistics.

Their journey home podcast

Their Journey Home Episode 2 Not all rainbows for the queer community now live

18 September 2020

The LGBTQIA+ community are at a higher risk of experiencing youth homelessness, and often encounter discrimination when seeking support.

A photo of the front steps and foyer of Frontyard

Frontyard nominated for prestigious Urban Developer Award

17 September 2020

Melbourne City Mission’s Frontyard Youth Services building is a finalist for Development of the Year - Hotels & Accommodation in The Urban Developer Awards 2020.

Their journey home podcast

New podcast gives voice to young people experiencing homelessness

26 August 2020

Produced by young people for young people, MCM launched its first podcast series this week, Their Journey Home, putting a spotlight on the challenges three of the most overrepresented communities face in Victoria’s youth homelessness system.

Wayne Merritt, MCM

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.

COVID19 and homelessness

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.

Couch surfing

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.

LGBTQ homeless youth

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.

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