Thomastown Secondary College is hosting a pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinic where the local community can get vaccinated.
The clinic is providing first and second dose vaccinations.
You can walk in to get vaccinated, or you can make a booking at portal.cvms.vic.gov.au.
At Hope Street we encourage and support our staff and clients to get the COVID-19 vaccination. Not only will it keep us safe, but it will allow us to engage in the important things we have previously taken for granted, such as catching up with friends and family, going on holiday and connecting with our community.
The Victorian Council of Social Services (VCOSS) has created a Back To The Good Things vaccine ad campaign available in English, Arabic, Dari, Dinka, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Karen, Simplified Chinese and Vietnamese.
Hope Street CEO, Donna Bennett, was part of a panel discussion exploring the future of youth housing at the Council to Homeless Persons' event for Youth Homelessness Matters Day on Wednesday 21 April 2021.
Other panellists included:
After months of campaigning from the sector, led by the Council to Homeless Persons, the Federal Government has announced an extension of the Equal Remuneration Order (ERO) Supplementation funding for the Australian homelessness sector. This means that the sector can continue to support people without a home without a loss of resources and capacity, while homelessness services respond to the increased demand of people at risk of or experiencing homelessness.
Many young people face obstacles when trying to secure stable accommodation due to no rental history, lack of affordable housing, and no employment to sustain rental leases. The Hope to Home in Whittlesea pilot program will address these issues by:
Please contact us if you would like to become a partner and support at risk young people and young families.