A collective approach to food security

Food insecurity is a prevalent challenge faced by people experiencing homelessness and disadvantage who are often met with not knowing how and where their next meal might come from. The COVID-19 crisis exacerbated this dire reality for hundreds of Victorians across inner Melbourne. Read more

Our latest Impact Report is available now!

This year we reflect on the enormous impact that Youth Projects continues to have in the wider community, and the thousands of life changing opportunities to young people and people at risk of, or experiencing homelessness. Read more in our latest Impact Report. Read more

Nurturing the next generation of Youth Workers

We recently teamed up with RMIT to provide students studying Youth Work to explore the sociological impacts on young people and facilitate practical change projects as part of their studies. Read more

Overdose is preventable. It’s time to remember, it’s time to act.

International Overdose Awareness Day is a global event that aims to raise awareness of overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. It’s a time to acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends, remembering those who have died or had a permanent injury as a result of drug overdose. Read more

Reshaping a collective response to harm reduction

The escalation of the pandemic has forcibly reshaped the AOD and homelessness sector's collective priorities, resources, and capacity for overdose prevention, resulting in a radical re-think of harm reduction and overdose response activities at Youth Projects. Read more

OPINION | Last line of defence, front line of ending homelessness

We live in a first world country, yet we continue to accept homelessness as an intractable program that we would love to fix, if only we knew how. But, we do. Read more

5 common misconceptions about homelessness

Homelessness in Australia is often misunderstood, so we’re here to debunk the misconceptions and shine a light on the reality thousands face. Read more

OPINION | A stark contrast of journeys through a broken system

It was in one exact moment that I saw so clearly just how differently the fork in the road can go; our childhoods bonded by circumstance, yet our journeys in such contrast. We know that homelessness can be solved, and I will not stop fighting to end homelessness. Read more

COVID-19 Update 01 August 2020

What does COVID-19 mean for any interactions you might have with Youth Projects. Current as at 01 August 2020. Read more

COVID-19 Update 01 July 2020

What does COVID-19 mean for any interactions you might have with Youth Projects. Current as at 01 July 2020. Read more

Staying resilient in lockdown

Building and maintaining resilience is incredibly important right now, but at times it can feel like a bit of an uphill slog. Here's a guide on creating an effective routine to help build resilience. Read more

Mastering your resume

Our Job Seeking 101 series explores a range of topics to help you navigate the job seeking journey. Each workshop is hosted by a different member of our Transition to Work team so you're served up only the best pointers. Read more

Taylah's DIY tie-dye tutorial

With just a few bits and pieces you can create something bright and bold! Read more

The Good Life Podcast

Ben Vasiliou's journey through life has not been without challenges or vulnerability, but it has led to him becoming a passionate advocate for social justice. Listen to Ben's interview on The Good Life podcast. Read more

Finding work during COVID-19

Our Job Seeking 101 series explores a range of topics to help you navigate the job seeking journey. Each workshop is hosted by a different member of our Transition to Work team so you're served up only the best pointers. Read more

The world of online education

Our Job Seeking 101 series explores a range of topics to help you navigate the job seeking journey. Each workshop is hosted by a different member of our Transition to Work team so you're served up only the best pointers. Read more

Self love for job readiness

The current job climate is a bit rocky right across Australia right now, but we are here to guide you through this shaky period. Our teams of youth coaches are here to support you through that journey. We’ve put together some helpful tips for you! Read more

A Moving Feast shares 500 meals for people in need

Victoria's food social enterprises have teamed up to launch A Moving Feast. Already donating 500 meals and 30 boxes of fruit and veg to Youth Projects. Read more

Government launches WhatsApp service

The Australian Government recently launched a new alerts service powered by tech giant, WhatsApp, in order for all Australians to access and receive up to date and current information on the coronavirus. Read more

Speak up during COVID-19

We're still here to bring you the support you need during this critical time. Check out what additional support is available to you. Read more

Direct from the frontline

We've been swift to respond and our army of supporters continue to provide critical support to help us keep the cupboards stocked and the doors open. Read more