Youth Projects provides health, outreach, community and employment, education and training services to individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness and alcohol and other drug issues.
Youth Projects promotes inclusion, builds resilience and creates opportunities.

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'Proceeds of crime' seizure beggars belief
The Age21 August 2014Aisha Dow, Tammy Mills Police are seizing coins and cash from beggars in Melbourne's CBD as proceeds of crime, according to reports from homeless people...
Homeless statistics north of Bell St worsen, Glenroy Youth Projects’ Melanie Raymond says

HOMELESSNESS is worsening north of “the great dividing line of Bell St”, where a Glenroy social worker says conditions are deteriorating from already low levels....

Begging fines making matters worse for Melbourne's homeless

774 ABC Melbourne By Clare Rawlinson
Tue 19 Aug 2014, 9:19am
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Is it a crime to be poor and hungry?

Over the past decade the face of homelessness in Australia has changed. People are becoming homeless younger and for longer.  The 2011 Census demonstrated that of the 105,...


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Our Retail City Course combines core elements you need to join the jobs growth in the...

'Guerrilla sports' and the art of engaging homeless young people

Youth Projects Chairperson Melanie Raymond writes for ...

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Anthony's Story
Twenty eight year old Anthony was referred to the Youth Projects outreach team YNOT to provide support regarding his heroin use. Anthony had been using heroin daily...
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