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We’re on the hunt for a dedicated Youth Housing Support Program – Case Manager to join the Team.

We're currently advertising for a part-time Youth Housing Support Program - Case Manager to join us in working with single people and single parents aged 15 – 25 yrs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Applications close on Monday 26 August. Please share this opportunity to your networks.Youth Housing Support Program - Case [...]

By | 2019-08-06T07:16:35+00:00 August 6th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Crisis accommodation in crisis.

At SPCHG we’re often preoccupied with what’s happening in our local Southern Region. We recommend that you read this alarming report prepared by the Northern and Western Homelessness Network outlining the fact that crisis accommodation is in a state of crisis itself. Support services are calling for acceptable crisis accommodation options and of course, the [...]

By | 2019-03-06T03:42:06+00:00 March 6th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Year of the Pig

In Chinese culture, the Year of the Pig is associated with wealth, fortune and generosity. In 2019, we’re hoping  that such prosperity and caring spirit will be shared by all… Insisting and advocating that everyone should have a home is a great start. Kung Hei Fat Choi!

By | 2019-02-05T03:02:45+00:00 February 5th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Hot as hell… and homeless

Melbourne’s heat waves are tough.  But for those of us experiencing homelessness, heatwaves can be potentially life threatening.  If you or someone you know is experiencing homelessness, there's some great resource: Free pool and cinema passes can be collected from a range of agencies including Cohealth, Salvation Army and via City of Melbourne’s daily support team. The Salvation Army’s Hamodava [...]

By | 2019-01-24T22:46:37+00:00 January 24th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Looking for some scrumptious socially conscious catering options?

Look no further than this awesome award winning not for profit… Society Melbourne is a non-profit that aims to eliminate youth homelessness in Australia. The organisation operates some of the most sustainable social enterprises in Australia and reinvests 100% of profits into evidence-based programs targeting young people who are at-risk of homelessness. Check out their [...]

By | 2019-01-18T04:00:04+00:00 January 17th, 2019|News & Events|0 Comments

Canvas Town

For a time In the 1850’s, the territory from Princes Bridge to South Melbourne was know as Canvas Town. Considered a slum,  masses arriving from all around the world seeking their fortune in gold descended upon Canvas Town. Living conditions certainly would have been dire and challenging in this nineteenth century "tent city". The inhabitants of [...]

By | 2019-01-10T22:19:15+00:00 January 9th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments