This year our CREWY team has played a crucial role in helping young people in our Inside Out houses cope with community lockdowns with a rolling series of creative, often hilarious challenges and competitions. Find out more and have a look at some great images of the young people's creativity!
As more families find themselves in stressful situations as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the risks to children grow. The 30th anniversary of Child Protection Week is an important reminder about protecting children in these unstable times.
Our teams keep adapting to support vulnerable young people during the pandemic. We recently introduced the Car Mechanic Simulator game for Hand Brake Turn students so they can continue their practical learning away from the workshop.
We’re adapting daily to ensure that the most vulnerable young people in our community get the support that they need in the safest possible way.
This week has seen the escalation of the Victorian State Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as the state enters Stage 4 lockdown restrictions. A sobering thought as it coincides with Homelessness Week.
Concern Australia’s Steps Outreach Service will continue to support young people experiencing homelessness thanks to the incredible fundraising efforts of our Run Melbourne team and the generous donors who have supported them this year.
The Raise the Rate campaign is calling for a permanent increase to JobSeeker, Youth Allowance and related payments so that everyone can put a roof over their head and food on the table.
You can help young people like Jamie who are experiencing homelessness in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Donate now to support our Step for Youth Homelessness Run Melbourne team.
July 15 is World Youth Skills Day. We are thrilled to mark this important day by celebrating two groups of students who successfully completed the Hand Brake Turn course in face-to-face classes before the re-introduction of COVID-19 social restrictions.
Renee* has lived in six different homes since she was a young girl. Now she has the stability of living in an Inside Out home and she's looking to the future. Find out more.