Published on Friday 21 September 2018, 4:00pm
A turning of the sod event took place in Melton on 21 September 2018 to celebrate the start of the construction of a purpose-built youth refuge which will accommodate young people and young families experiencing homelessness.
The state-of-the-art youth refuge, called the Hope Street First Response Youth Service in Melton, will consist of eight individual bedrooms for young people and a two-bedroom family unit, and will accommodate 100 young people experiencing homelessness each year. It is a project of non-profit organisation Hope Street Youth and Family Services - one of the longest established specialist youth homelessness services in Victoria.Read more...
Published on Tuesday 23 October 2018, 2:00pm
Close to 200 Melton residents attended a BABBA show at WestWaters Hotel and Entertainment Complex on Saturday 20 October to raise funds for youth homeless service provider, Hope Street Youth and Family Services.
The evening event included a performance by the world’s leading ABBA tribute group BABBA, entertainment by well-known comedian Elliot Goblett, a three-course meal, a live auction and a silent auction. Funds raised will be used to purchase emergency accommodation and meals for young people and young families experiencing homelessness.Read more...