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Youth Homelessness Requires Dedicated Resourcing

24 April 2024

The negative impacts that youth homelessness brings to bear on young children and young parents is a critical issue that demands more attention.

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New Werribee Property Opens Doors for Young People

4 April 2024

Since 2021 MCM Housing has worked with young people and local communities to design, develop, and construct their first two properties.


Existing funds could help young people experiencing homelessness

28 March 2024

An additional 2,090 homes housing more than 4,000 young people experiencing homelessness could be built by drawing on $1 billion already set aside by the Commonwealth.

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Home Time: Fix housing for young people

15 March 2024

National coalition of community organisations calls on the Federal Government to ‘fix housing for young people’ as data reveals 44% still homeless after support

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We Have The Power: MCM launched Sleep At The 'G 2024 to address youth homelessness

29 February 2024

Now in its 11th year, the highly anticipated MCM Sleep At The 'G event, launched at the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on 29 February, is set to take place on Thursday, 16 May.

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Failure to deliver 500 housing places is hurting young people

26 February 2024

House prices and unaffordable and rental costs are increasingly out of reach for young people, placing them at the pinnacle of risk in mental illness and homelessness

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MCM's response to the Victorian Government Housing Statement

27 September 2023

The Victorian Government’s recent announcement to build 800,000 homes in Victoria over the next ten years is remarkable and a much-needed response to start addressing the housing crisis facing many Victorians.

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Youth Housing Initiative: addressing the gap in long-term housing for young people

15 August 2023

MCM are providing much-needed housing and support for young people (aged 18-24 years) that are experiencing homelessness.

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Youth Homelessness and Mental Ill-Health Intrinsically Linked

8 August 2023

Melbourne City Mission are pleading for the State Government to fund housing for 16-to-25-year-olds who are trapped in homelessness – many of whom suffer mental health crises.

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6000 origami homes at Parliament

3 August 2023

Urging for State and Federal Governments to commit to building a pipeline of at least 6,000 new social houses in Victoria per year.

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