Hope Street actively seeks opportunities for Community, Corporate, Government and Philanthropic partnerships to help us deliver outstanding responsive services to young people and their families (at risk of) experiencing homelessness. See our Partnerships page for further information.
The Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation provided a significant grant for the Hope to Home in Whittlesea pilot program. The pilot was completed in 2018/2019 and was highly successful in achieving its primary goal of assisting young people into the private rental market.
StreetSmart Australia is a Public Benevolent Institute that believes no one should be without a safe and secure place to call home. They raise funds, then seek out and support smaller grassroots organisations doing vital work in our communities. StreetSmart have provided a number of community grants towards Hope Street’s work with young people who are experiencing homelessness over recent years.
The Ian Potter Foundation provided a four-year Major Grant in 2018 for our First Response Youth Mobile Outreach Service in Melton that will operate in conjunction with the First Response Youth Refuge in Melton, providing at risk young people and young families with stable and safe accommodation and youth-specific supports.
The Marian and E.H. Flack Trust provided a $50,000 capital grant in 2018 towards the construction of the family unit as part of the First Response Youth Refuge in Melton. They also provided a $30,000 grant towards the refurbishment of bathrooms and toilets at the Brunswick West Youth Refuge.
Youth in Philanthropy, administered by the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, provided a grant that enabled Hope Street to purchase emergency back-packs for young people who are being supported via the First Response Youth Mobile Outreach Service in Melton.