The events that lead to a person becoming homeless can be quite distressing. As well as accommodation, we want to ensure the wellbeing of each person is catered to.
Many of our health services are located at Frontyard Youth Services, which is a drop-in centre offering a range of health services such as alternative therapies.
Services such as our animal assisted, music and art therap, form part of our holistic, trauma-informed approach to care.
Education can become quite costly with big expenses needed before a course can be started.
To aid with this, the Victorian Government offers brokerage funds through Creating Connections Education Employment Pathways (CEEP).
Around 100 packages are available each year offering up to $1,200.
This can be used to pay for education, employment and training related expenses such as:
MCM wants to assist people no matter what part of their journey they are experiencing.
To stop the cycle, we offer a range of preventative response services to keep people at home when possible, such as:
Our response services are aimed at getting people back on track as soon as possible and offer accommodation assistance, case management services and support for young people leaving out-of-home care.