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Youth Projects gives voice to a diverse range of issues facing our community, using front line experience to raise awarness and advocate for change in national and local media.

Moving on up with YHOP outreach

13 June 2018

Moving on up with YHOP outreach

Youth Projects is delivering the new Youth Services Assertive Outreach Service for Hume City Council called Youth in Hume Outreach Program or “YHOP”. Our Y-HOP team will be fully mobile and highly…

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Good 2 Go social enterprise

4 June 2018

Good 2 Go social enterprise

Our new look at Good 2 Go showcases the work we do as a social enterprise sending the message that your coffee matters. Over a period of just 48 hours,…

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Real inroads on youth unemployment, homelessness

Real inroads on youth unemployment, homelessness

We’re helping to make inroads on the high rate of youth unemployment in one of the state’s worst hit areas. Outer suburbs like those reaching from Broadmeadows out to Craigieburn…

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Warming up for Winter

1 June 2018

Warming up for Winter

Homelessness has increased in inner Melbourne by 28% and people living in rooming houses, overcrowded short term accommodation and rough sleeping are doing so hard yards.Our after hours night nursing…

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12 year old Emily wins her first film competition

1 May 2018

12 year old Emily wins her first film competition

Youth Projects, in a partnership with Neami National YFLEX  hosted a short film festival on the 19 April 2018 for people 12-25 about ‘what is important to you’. First prize…

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Art for all.

20 March 2018

Art for all.

The Art and Soul exhibition celebrated art and its ability to connect and empower people. This unique exhibition showcased the work of artists who have experienced homelessness or trauma, by…

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Health, nutrition and better living saves lives

17 August 2017

Health, nutrition and better living saves lives

Our Life Skills program feeds people, but it’s no soup kitchen. Along the way its a chance to feel included, meet people and access support and care for others. Hunger in…

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Early action to prevent youth poverty wins top awards

23 June 2016

Early action to prevent youth poverty wins top awards

And our service is making real inroads into the teen jobless rate.  We’ve achieved a very high rate of success putting young people back on the road to life long…

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Coffee With A Cause. Social Enterprise at work.

20 June 2016

Coffee With A Cause. Social Enterprise at work.

Tucked into Hosier Lane, one of Melbourne’s premiere tourist destinations, the cafe is staffed by the organisation’s clients who receive mentoring in hospitality and life skills, as well as long-term…

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