"...we are celebrating about Mission Australia being able to help 40 young people every year into the future, keeping them out of the youth justice system," Mr Mundy said in a statement. "We are celebrating being able to give these young people life skills, being able to make them job-ready"
Mission Australia's homeless outreach service, Missionbeat, patrols inner Sydney streets seeking out those in distress and offering them support. The iconic vans transport homeless men, women, children, families and intoxicated or drug-affected people to services where their immediate needs can be met; whether it is safe accommodation, medical care, food or clothing.
Mission Australia's Fairlight Centre supports homeless, alcoholic or drug-dependent men during their recovery and transition into mainstream society. Based in the northern Sydney suburb of Manly, the centre caters for men aged 18 or over. Referrals are accepted from detoxification and rehabilitation units as well as other agencies and self-referrals.
Canterbury-Bankstown Youth Services (CBYS) assists young people and young families aged between 16-25 years, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and who are dealing with complex issues. CBYS provides a range of support services and accommodation options which clients can access in any capacity and at any stage of need.
Annie Green Court (AGC) is a fully accredited aged care facility located in Redfern NSW. It provides personalised, safe, secure accommodation and care for both men and women who are vulnerable and homeless allowing them a high quality and independent lifestyle.
Mission Australia Centre Surry Hills provides holistic and integrated quality support services to homeless people. The aim of the Centre is to break the cycle of homelessness by facilitating increased sustainable economic and social participation.