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Driving change for Melbourne's youth 

 

Our Why?

Every night, our city is filled with youth in need. 


Many are experiencing complex and challenging life circumstances. These range from family violence, inadequate housing and financial instability through to substance misuse, mental health concerns, risk taking and offending behaviour.

Because the fact is...

 

1 in 6

Australian young people have experienced homelessness

25%

rise in youth homelessness between 2006-2016 alone

24%

of Australia’s homeless are young people

 
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So what do we do?

Provide a positive space for prosocial community connections

Establish pathways for young people seeking support to connect Youth Programs and Services

Establish a safe volunteer based community of support

Support young people into positive decision making

Offer basic material aid for the most vulnerable young people

 

Our Impact

 
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Young people at risk receive and accept support from existing services

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Young people at risk experience an improved quality of life

Reduced youth homelessness and offending behaviour

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Reduced risk to young people and their communities

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