There was lots of laughter across the day, which finished with a beach barbecue, followed by busloads of sleeping young people making their way home.
Our two new Jobs Victoria Advocates will work from our Dandenong office to connect job seekers in Melbourne's south-east with the services they need to get back into the work force.
This week we launched Walk in My Shoes, an innovative exhibition our Steps Outreach Service co-hosted with Igniting Change and Catalyst to raise awareness about youth homelessness.
In May we’re hosting Walk in My Shoes, a dynamic new exhibition that gives voice to young people experiencing homelessness.
In the next two months our Steps Outreach Service is running a couple of cool competitions that give young people the opportunity to let their creativity shine while raising awareness and understanding about youth homelessness.
The New Year began with the first outing for our latest Hand Brake Turn venture – a 1-week Taster course in automotive skills designed to give young people a relaxed and fun introduction to working with vehicles.
Paige has had a challenging life journey. She was born in prison, has spent most of her life in state care, and she has lived through abuse, disadvantage and substance use. But with the right support, this inspiring young woman is overcoming the hurdles life has presented her with.
Keamogetse works as a volunteer Live-In Mentor with Concern Australia’s Inside Out program. In late 2019 we recognised her extraordinary commitment to young people with the Corey Lancaster Volunteer of the Year award. Find out more about her experience in our latest Live-In Mentor profile.
The Victorian Government's decision to carefully open up the community means some of our programs will be able to take steps towards ‘COVID-safe’ operations, while others will stay as they have been for the near future. Here’s an update on what we know so far.
Earlier this year April moved into one of our Inside Out homes as a volunteer live-in mentor supporting vulnerable young people as they learn to live independently. Find out why she took the plunge, and what it's been like during this extraordinary year.