Support services

Melbourne Gateway Reconnect
03 9611 2452

Melbourne Gateway Reconnect aims to prevent homelessness by intervening early with families and young people to stabilise and improve their housing situation and improve their level of engagement with family, work, education, training and their local community.

Young and Pregnant Parenting (YAPP)
03 9611 2458

Young and Pregnant Parenting (YAPP) provides support for young people who are pregnant and/or parenting to access affordable and appropriate housing, to develop independent living skills, develop confidence in parenting, strengthen parent/child bonding, make community connections, improve their health and wellbeing and to access resources.

Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS)
03 9614 3688
Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS) provides a statewide telephone information and referral service for young people aged from 16 to 24, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We are an access point for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
check-in
03 96112411 or 1800 800 531

check-in is located at Melbourne City Mission’s Frontyard Youth Services hub at 244 Flinders Street, in Melbourne’s CBD.

The check-in team is a specialist, multidisciplinary group of Youth Mental Health Clinicians, providing assertive outreach and centre based care for young people who are, or who are at risk of, homelessness.

U-Thrive
1800 290 660

U-Thrive offers intensive family violence support for young people. Based around delivery of therapeutic support to young people, U-Thrive promotes the recovery from trauma, the safety and wellbeing of young people and families, and aims to disrupt cycles of family violence through therapeutic and educational intervention.