April 2019 Issue: The Inner and the Outer and Beyond: Comparing and Contrasting inner city, outer suburban and regional youth homelessness


Contents for April 2019 Issue: The Inner and the Outer and Beyond: Comparing and Contrasting inner city, outer suburban and regional youth homelessness

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Editorial | 3

Jenny Smith, Chief Executive Officer,

Council to Homeless Persons

 

Introduction

 

Place Matters… | 4

Place-based ‘collective impact’:

A New Service Delivery Paradigm

David MacKenzie and Tammy Hand

 

Chapter 1:

A Foundation in Lived Experience

 

The Need for Connection | 6

and the Role of Indigenous Services

Tomasi Tikīgēr

 

Iszabella’s Story | 8

Tameika Facey

 

Intergenerational Homelessness | 10

in Melton: A 23‑year-old Mother of

Three Shares Her Story

Hope Street Youth and Family Services

 

Jesse’s Story | 12

Olivia Myeza, Business Development

and Partnerships Manager at

Hope Street Youth and Family Services

 

The Need for Youth Homelessness | 13

Services in Outer‑suburban and Rural

Areas: Through the Eyes of a Young

Person with Lived Experience

Olivia Myeza, Business Development

and Partnerships Manager at

Hope Street Youth and Family Services

 

Chapter 2:

Issues in Responding to

Youth Homelessness

 

Sorry; Where is That? | 15

Lisa O’Brien, Operations Manager,

Melbourne City Mission

 

One Size Does Not Fit All: | 17

Responding to Place

Tanya Turrell, Queensland Youth Housing Coalition

 

Purchased Emergency | 18

Accommodation and Young People:

How Much Harm are We Doing?

Zoe Vale, Senior Manager, Youth and Family

Homelessness Services, Melbourne City Mission

 

Finding a Pathway into Education | 20

and Employment for

Homeless Young People

Brendan Brest, Emma Coneybeare, Jessie Halligan,

Kane Houlden, Tabetha Lord, Hollie Wyber

and Michael Vanderheul for the Yfoundations

Youth Homelessness Representative Council

 

Early Intervention: In Place | 22

Simone Bursey and Katie Cameron,

Melbourne City Mission

 

Connect Your Impact Ecosystem | 24

Cameron Cross and Maria Leebeek,

Queensland Youth Housing Coalition

 

Chapter 3:

The Inner

 

Responding to the Needs of | 26

Young People in Need in Brisbane

Erin Field, Hub Intake and Intervention Manager,

Brisbane Youth Service

 

Addressing Youth Homelessness | 27

in Adelaide’s Inner‑South

Linda Jordan, Communication Project Officer and

Ken Henderson, Manager, Homelessness and

Aboriginal Services, Baptist Care South Australia

 

Chapter 4:

The Outer and Beyond

 

Responding to Youth | 29

Homelessness in Melbourne’s North:

Partnerships for Dual Diagnosis

Olivia Myeza, Business Development

and Partnerships Manager at

Hope Street Youth and Family Services

 

Detour: The Inner, Outer | 31

and Regional Experience

Tracey Pahor, Project Officer Evaluation,

Research and Data Melbourne City Mission

 

New Innovative Place‑based | 33

Model of Youth Homelessness

Response Targets Outer‑suburban

Growth Corridors

Olivia Myeza, Business Development

and Partnerships Manager for

Hope Street Youth and Family Services.

 

Evaluation of the Hope to Home | 36

Model for Transitioning Young People

into Private Rental Accommodation in

Melton and Whittlesea

Peter Richard Gill, PhD and Daniel Ooi, PhD,

Institute for Health and Sport at Victoria University

 

The Homelessness Experience | 38

for Young People in the Outer South

Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne

Stephen Nidenko, Wayss Manager,

Outer South Homelessness Services

 

Experiences of Young Parents | 40

in the Hope to Home project in the

Outer Growth Corridors of Melbourne

Daniel Ooi, PhD, and Peter Richard Gill, PhD,

Institute for Health and Sport at Victoria University

 

Youth Homelessness | 42

in Regional and Remote Areas

Lisa Hussie, Service Manager,

Kalyan Youth Service Queensland

 

Youth Homelessness Across | 44

Queensland: What Does the Data Say?

Maria Leebeek, Executive Director,

Queensland Youth Housing Coalition

 

News

 

National Youth Homelessness | 47

Conference 18–19 March 2019

Associate Professor David MacKenzie

and Keith Waters

 

Opinions

 

Donna Bennett | 49

Chief Executive Officer,

Hope Street Youth and Family Services

 

Dr Alice Clarke | 51

Executive Director Shelter SA

 

Vicki Sutton | 53

Chief Executive Officer, Melbourne City Mission