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.
At six months old, Crystal was removed from her mother and placed in foster care. At 16, she ran away and ended up living on the streets of Melbourne. With your support, she's looking to the future. Find out more about her story.