Youth engagement programs

The Hester Hornbrook Academy
The Hester Hornbrook Academy, formerly Melbourne Academy, is an Independent school run by Melbourne City Mission established to provide supportive and flexible learning programs with a strong focus on reengagement and wellbeing.
HEAT Training
03 9696 5340

HEAT Training is an innovative and practical hospitality re-engagement program that assists young people in developing self-esteem, gaining accredited training qualifications in the hospitality industry, work experience in local businesses and preparation for the world of work. 

Guy Grossi is the official patron sponsor for HEAT. 
School Focussed Youth Service
03 8486 2159


School Focussed Youth Service (SFYS) works with schools in order to reengage students who are showing signs of disengagement from the mainstream school environment. SFYS do this through capacity building, designing specific intervention programs and network building initiatives with mainstream schools, community service, mental health, creative arts and wellbeing service organisations.

03 8486 2159
Springboard helps to provide education, training and employment access and opportunities to young people currently in or leaving residential and Lead Tenant out-of-home care.