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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.

Youth Housing Initiative

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.

Youth Homelessness Conference 2023

National Child and Youth Homelessness Conference

27 July 2023

It has become clear that we need a national strategy and plan to respond to child and youth homelessness.

MCM is calling on government to increase social housing for young people

6 October 2022

The number of young women, including many with babies, accessing homelessness services in Victoria has more than doubled in the past two years.

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Volunteers needed: Become a live-in mentor

16 September 2022

Are you looking to volunteer in the Youth Support space? We are currently looking for live-in mentors in the inner North for our Lead Tenant program. If you are looking to become a positive, supportive role model for young people who would benefit from extra support, then a live-in mentor position may be right for you.

Vicki Sutton at the steps of Parliament House

LEGO homes built on steps of Victorian Parliament to raise awareness of youth homelessness

5 August 2022

Yesterday, LEGO brick houses took over Parliament House steps in Melbourne to keep decision-makers focused on creating a pipeline of housing for at least 5,000 Victorian young people in need of a safe home.

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MCM Federal Election Platform 2022

26 April 2022

The upcoming Federal Election is an opportunity to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all young people and to ensure they are not left behind as Australia recovers from COVID-19.

It's time to tune in to the people who remain silent victims experiencing family violence

6 December 2021

Six years ago, among many important findings, the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence identified young people as the ‘silent victims’ of family violence.

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