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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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 105,237...
RETAIL CITY PART TIME JOB TRAINING DOWNTOWN STARTS 26 AUGUST!

Get the skills to impress employers with accredited training in a top location

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 ...

Laneway soccer match unites stars and homeless in Melbourne

Some of Melbourne's biggest soccer stars have joined homeless and at-risk young people for a game of street football in a city laneway.

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RETAIL CITY PART TIME JOB TRAINING DOWNTOWN STARTS 5 AUGUST!

Get the skills to impress employers with accredited training in a top location

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

OUTREACH & ONGOING CARE. MAKING THE DIFFERENCE ON MELBOURNE’S STREETS

There is a unique difference in Youth Projects' outreach teams.  We’re putting highly trained workers - nurses, mental health and drug safety workers, on the spot on...

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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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