20 Feb 2018 Star Weekly article announcing major funding from The Ian Potter Foundation grants program for the youth mobile outreach service based at Taylors Hill and Melton, and that will also go towards building a youth refuge centre in Melton.
27 Mar 2018 Star Weekly: The ABS Census 2016 has shown an increase in people experiencing homelessness in Whittlesea and Hume. Hope Street CEO, Donna Bennett, says that young people are most at risk of homelessness in the northern growth corridor.
03 Apr 2018 Star Weekly: An interactive art installation, The Shape of Things, at Woodgrove Shopping Centre is helping to raise funds for Hope Street's work with young people and young families experiencing homelessness.
10 Apr 2018 Star Weekly news story on Hope Street's proposed new crisis accommodation centre in South Morang for young people and young families (at risk of) experiencing homelessness in Whittlesea.
24 Apr 2018 Star Weekly: Hope Street's Kat Perdriau says there is a need for more social housing. The North & West Homelessness Networks are calling on the federal government to take action on youth homelessness.
28 May 2018 Star Weekly: Signs of Hope, a new art installation at Hope Street partner Woodgrove Shopping Centre, tells the stories of young people in Melton who have been supported by Hope Street.
06 Aug 2018 Star Weekly: A number of organisations, including Hope Street, have organised Melton events for this year's Homelessness Week (6 - 12 August). The focus is on highlighting the housing crisis and housing affordability by mobilising the community.
Star Weekly page featuring Hope Street CEO, Donna Bennett, and Programs Manager (North West), Norman Vella, with the City of Melton Business Excellence Community Contribution Award 2018.
Full Story: Hope Street wins 2018 Excellence Award
11 Sep 2018 Star Weekly: Feature on team members of the Hope Street First Response Youth Mobile Outreach Service in Melton which has been running for the last three months in the local government area.
25 Sep 2018 Star Weekly: Article on the commencement of construction of Melton's first youth refuge centre, marked with a sod-turning event on Friday.
10 Dec 2018 Star Weekly: Story on the Christmas gift wrapping station at Woodgrove Shopping Centre where Melton council staff are wrapping gifts for a gold coin donation to help support Hope Street's work with young people and young families experiencing homelessness.
16 Dec 2018 Star Weekly: Hope Street's Chief Executive Officer, Donna Bennett, speaks about the challenges of Christmas and the holiday season on young people and young families experiencing homelessness.