The end of another huge year is just around the corner, and while some of our services will be taking a bit of a break over this period, many of our services will remain available (including public holidays!) 

Here’s your guide to everything you need to know about our sites, services, and where to go to access what programs during the festive period.  

Health, Homelessness, and Harm Prevention in Melbourne's CBD

The Living Room 

Operating as normal - closed only on public holidays. 

Monday 26 December
Tuesday 27 
Wednesday 28 
Thursday 29 
Friday 30 
Saturday 31 
Monday 2 January
Closed (Boxing Day)
Closed (Christmas Day in lieu)
9.30am – 4.30pm*
9.30am – 4.30pm*
9.30am – 4.30pm*
11.00am – 4.00pm
Closed (New Years Day in lieu)
*Closed between 12pm – 1pm on these days
Night Nurses / After Hours Outreach Service

Operating as normal - only closed Christmas Day (Sunday 25th December)

Wednesday - Saturday 7.00pm – 10.30pm
Foot Patrol

Operating as normal - including all public holidays.  

Monday - Friday
12:30pm - 4:45pm and 5:30pm - 9:45pm
12:00 pm – 3:15pm and 6:30pm – 9:45pm

Harm Reduction in Melbourne's North/Northwest

NSP Fixed Site (Glenroy) 

Closed from 12:30 pm on Friday 23 December and reopening at 11am on Tuesday 03 January 2023. 

NWOS (North Western Outreach Service - Mobile)

Operating as normal - including all public holidays.  

Wednesday - Sunday 7.00pm – 10.30pm

Employment, Training & Youth Outreach Services  

The following programs/services will close at 12:30pm on Friday 23 December and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 03 January 2023:

Please contact your youth/support/case worker prior to closure for information and additional support referrals during this period.

Glenroy HQ (Corporate & Administrative Support) 

Closed from 12:30pm on Friday 23 December and re-opening at 9am on Tuesday 03 January 2023.  

The Little Social

Hosier Lane

Closed from Saturday 24 December and re-opening at 8am on Tuesday 03 January 2023. 

Victorian Pride Centre

Closed from Saturday 24 December and re-opening at 8am on Tuesday 03 January 2023. 

Alfred Hospital

Closed from Saturday 24th and reopens 4th of January 2023. 

Crisis Support

We understand that this time of year can be difficult for young people and people experiencing homelessness. If you are unable to access your preferred Youth Projects programs or services during this time and are in need of support, or are experiencing a crisis during this time, please contact any one of our friends below:

  • Lifeline 13 11 14 or live chat or text 0477 13 11 14
  • BeyondBlue 1300 22 4636 or chat online
  • Qlife 1800 184 527 or live WebChat
  • DirectLine on 1800 888 236 or live web chat
  • Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800

In case of emergency, or if you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call Triple Zero 000.