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Direct help for Melbourne's homeless
17/05/17

The Living Room

 

Youth Projects provides front line help to people who are homeless ensuring support reaches those who need it most. Both our drop in centre...

There's no red carpet for Melbourne's homeless
30/07/16

The  recent suggestion that ...

The Melbourne teenager going to school while living under a bridge
10/06/15

The Age, 3 June 2015
By Aisha Dow

A suit bag is an odd thing to find in a homeless camp. But its owner is planning to go places. 

It hangs here in the...

Life is tough on Melbourne's streets
29/01/15

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Homeless served posh roast, bad jokes and good company in a city lane
29/01/15

Caterer to the stars Andrew Blake interrupted the busiest time of year for his company, Blake's Feast, to serve a three-course roast banquet to 50 disadvantaged people in a CBD...

Reaching out to the streets - The Health Advocate
13/01/15

How the Youth Projects’ After Hours Primary Care Service is providing a helping hand to young people doing it tough in Melbourne...

When you’re homeless or living rough,...

Melbourne's homeless given extra help to combat heat
07/01/15


Stay indoors and keep your home cool: that has long been the advice from authorities during crippling heatwaves.

But what about those with nowhere to live? For a...

Primary healthcare on the streets of Melbourne
17/10/14

A 40 per cent rise in homelessness in Melbourne's CBD has created unprecedented demand for support services at the Living Room primary health clinic in Hosier Lane.  Run...

'Proceeds of crime' seizure beggars belief
16/09/14


The Age

21 August 2014
Aisha Dow,...

Begging fines making matters worse for Melbourne's homeless
22/08/14

774 ABC Melbourne By Clare Rawlinson
Tue 19 Aug 2014, 9:19am
See article...