Melbourne City Mission is establishing an innovative, world-first 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:
Frontyard Youth Services, our flagship crisis centre, has been located at 19 King Street, Melbourne CBD since 1989. We've temporarily relocated to a site on Flinders Street in order to completely redevelop the King Street building and bring our world-first innovative service model to life.
The $8 million redevelopment will provide:
Construction kicked off on 17 July 2018, with Victorian Minister for Housing, Martin Foley on-site at 19 King Street, to mark the start of our first project. Read our media release about the launch here.
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;