Six years ago, among many important findings, the Victorian Royal Commission into Family Violence identified young people as the ‘silent victims’ of family violence.
Frontyard Youth Services is happy to announce our education sessions on Youth Homelessness will recommence from Term 1, 2022.
Everyone needs a home
As we observe Homelessness Week 2021, Victoria has an opportunity to transform youth homelessness in our state and change it for good.
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.
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.
Indigenous Australians carry the legacy of one of the oldest living cultures in the world but are sadly overrepresented in homelessness statistics.
The LGBTQIA+ community are at a higher risk of experiencing youth homelessness, and often encounter discrimination when seeking support.
Melbourne City Mission’s Frontyard Youth Services building is a finalist for Development of the Year - Hotels & Accommodation in The Urban Developer Awards 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.