Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS)

  1. About this service

    Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS) is a statewide homelessness access point service for young people aged from 16 to 24, providing information, short term support and referral for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 

    MYSS is based at Frontyard Youth Services in the CBD. The service offers face-to-face and telephone services and is responsible for updating the available crisis youth refuge bed vacancies daily.

    Is this support for me or my client?
    - You are aged between 16 to 24 years of age
    - You are homeless or at risk of homelessness
    - You require holistic support to achieve your goals and develop your life skills
    - You are experiencing barriers or difficulties accessing other supports

    How can this support assist me or my client?
    - Provide young people with information about and referrals
    - Provide assistance or advice to deal with Department of Human Services Centrelink
    - Speak on behalf of a young person

    Any young person can present to Frontyard for access to MYSS at 19 King Street, Melbourne. 

      • Service name

        Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS)

      • Service address

        244 Flinders Street Melbourne
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      • Phone

        9611 2411 or 1800 800 531

      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help, Some Help, Urgent Help

      • Service area

        Melbourne and surrounding areas

      • Service hours

        Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-8pm Saturdays and Sundays 10am-6pm

      • Age group

        12 - 25 years

      • Interpreters

        Available on request

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        FREE

      • Public transport information

        Various buses and trams. Close to train station

      • Service for

        Young people

      • Disability access

        Yes

      • Drop in service

        Yes

    More information for service professionals

      • Funding limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who can refer

        Anyone

      • Point of intake

        Office Administration

  2. Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS)