outreach news

Steroid use in Melbourne increasing, say welfare groups
07/01/15

Steroid use is increasing throughout Melbourne, with users turning to needle exchange programs and vending machines, and putting themselves at serious risk, as they chase fit-...

Warning on 'ice' to state November poll hopefuls
16/09/14
Homeless statistics north of Bell St worsen, Glenroy Youth Projects’ Melanie Raymond says
16/09/14

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....

OUTREACH & ONGOING CARE. MAKING THE DIFFERENCE ON MELBOURNE’S STREETS
14/07/14

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...

OUTREACH HELPS THOSE MOST IN NEED
03/04/14

Youth Projects outreach teams makes sure counselling, support and health care is available to people sleeping rough of our streets and have trouble knowing where to find help...

Our drug of choice - Star newspapers
26/03/12

Star Hume, Star Wallan, Kilmore, Broadford and Star Whittlesea, Mernda, Doreen
By Laura Wakely, 23rd August 2011

PAINKILLERS, sleeping pills and other...

Young Crime
30/06/11

MORE than 1300 young Hume residents have been arrested for committing crimes across 12 months, with assault, shoplifting, property damage and carrying weapons among the top...

Bullying rife among Hume youth
25/05/11

ALMOST 46per cent of Hume's young people have reported being bullied, a new government survey shows.
This was higher than the state average of 44.6per cent.

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Intervention is vital
24/08/10

Neurosurgeon Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld has highlighted the appalling impact of rising youth violence (“Young men’s mindlessness starts at home: surgeon”, The Age, 31/8)....

Postcode link to city violence
24/08/10

 The Age 11/08/09

The apparent high rates of violent crimes within the CBD committed by youths from Melbourne' s northern and western suburbs (“Postcode link to city...