The end of the 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 on 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 25 December
Tuesday 26
Wednesday 27
Thursday 28
Friday 29
Saturday 30
Sunday 31 December 
Monday 1 January

Closed (Christmas Day)
Closed (Boxing Day
9.30am – 4.00pm
9.30am – 4.00pm
9.30am – 4.00pm
11.00am – 4.00pm
Closed (New Years Day)

Night Nurses / After Hours Outreach Service

Operating as normal.

Wednesday - Sunday
Outreach finishes at 10.00pm on Sat 31st Dec

7.00pm – 10.30pm* 
(New Years Eve)

Foot Patrol

Operating as normal.

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 at 12:00pm on Friday 22 December and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 02 January 2024.

NWOS (North Western Outreach Service - Mobile)

Operating as normal - including all public holidays.  

Wednesday - Sunday 5.00pm – 10.30pm

Employment, Training & Youth Outreach Services + Corporate Support Services

The following programs and services will close at 12:00pm on Friday 22 December and re-open at 9am on Tuesday 02 January 2024:

Please contact your Youth Coach / Support Worker prior to closure for information and additional support referrals during this period.

The Little Social

Hosier Lane & Victorian Pride Centre

  • Closed from 1pm Friday 22 December 2023 and re-opening at 8am on Monday 08 January 2024. 

Alfred Hospital

  • Closed from 1pm Friday 22 December 2023 and re-opening at 7am on Tuesday 02 January 2024 for COFFEES ONLY.
  • Back to regular trading hours from Monday 08 January 2024.

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.