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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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

COVID19 latest news update

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.

Supporting our community during the bushfire crisis

10 January 2020
Photo showing members of the Youth Action Group (YAG) in Melbourne

Youth Action Group applications now open for 2020

23 December 2019

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.

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Melbourne unites on World Homeless Day

10 October 2019

MCM will be among many homeless service providers, corporate, philanthropists, and local governments lending its skills and expertise to build more crisis accommodation for more than 300 people that are currently sleeping rough on the streets of Melbourne each night.

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