Presentation on theme: "You’ll have 80,000 meals in your lifetime. We want you to give us 1!"— Presentation transcript:
You’ll have 80,000 meals in your lifetime. We want you to give us 1!
Stuff that’s hard to swallow million people live or work on the world’s streets 105,000 are in our communities 18,000 are aged % are unemployed
In March 2010 our first 9 youth arrived.
Let me tell you about Andy...
Yes, our youth face challenges Homeless (98%), Drug and alcohol (69%), Mental health (53%), Legal issues (41%), Family violence (48%), Aboriginal (11%), Health problems (42%), Disability (16%), CALD background (48%), Anger management (27%), DHS involvement (27%), Gambling (11%), GLBTIQ (25%), Caring for sibling or parent (30%).
But we see endless potential
The program Integrated, flexible, wrap-around Vocational training (Cert I & II) On-the-job training & mentoring Life and professional skilling Case management & coordination of specialist services (accommodation, drug and alcohol, mental health, legal)
So far youth 30,000+ hrs of support, training, work Served 340,000 coffees & meals Most move into hospitality jobs or apprenticeships Now have 3 cafes in inner Melbourne & ready for further expansion Building a sustainable model
Where are they now? Chef, Apprentice Chef, Cafe Manager, Mum, Kitchen Hand
You can use a meal to help youth homelessness stop. streat.com.au