Melbourne City Mission will establish an innovative, world-first, fully integrated youth crisis accommodation and service model to reach and support the most challenging group of young people experiencing homelessness across Melbourne.
At 19 King Street, Melbourne CBD, we're redeveloping our current Frontyard Youth Services to include 18 beds of crisis accommodation together with a new innovative disruptive model of care that's never been delivered before. It will be a one-stop-shop for everything a young person needs to rebuild their life.
Put simply, Melbourne City Mission will deliver a world-first model of care which includes a 24-hour service model with 24-hour intake, meaning that no matter the time of day:
Melbourne City Mission is able to achieve this world-first innovation through redeveloping the existing internal footprint of our King Street site, which houses the current Frontyard services.Redevelopment works will be carried out to provide:
Victorian Minister for Housing, Martin Foley, was on-site at Melbourne City Mission's Frontyard Youth Services at 19 King Street, to mark the start of the $8 million construction project. Read our media release about the launch here.
To our existing Frontyard Youth Services we are adding five new elements;