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Homelessness Week 2023: Help us to end homelessness in the Mallee.

We are launching a donation drive and need your help to make it a success!We believe in the power of a caring community and invite all Mallee residents to join us in tackling homelessness during Homelessness Week. We are excited to announce our feature event during Homelessness Week, which will take place at Mildura Central, […]

NAIDOC Week 2023

Mallee Accommodation & Support Program (MASP) proudly joined the vibrant celebrations of NAIDOC Week to honour and celebrate the rich culture, history, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Last Friday, the MASP team headed to the Mallee District Aboriginal Services (MDAS) to participate in a flag-raising ceremony, marking the beginning of a […]

Dedicated community servant to lead MASP Board

An experienced local health, government and community services leader will head the Mallee Accommodation and Support Program Board for the coming term. Mary Rydberg has been appointed as MASP Chair and formally stepped into the role on July 1. She succeeds Caroline Smith, who served as Chair for the past five years and helped to […]

Site works start on game-changing social housing project

Mallee Accommodation and Support Program is developing a major project in Mildura supporting people to break the cycle of homelessness. Work is progressing solidly on a $2.5 million development on Sunnyside Avenue in Mildura, which has been supported by the Victorian Property Fund. Mallee Accommodation Support Program is partnering with the Victorian government to build […]

Just Redgum site finds new owners and purpose

Mildura’s woodworkers will get a new home as part of a deal involving two of the region’s community-based organisations. Ownership of the former home of Just Redgum will transfer from Mallee Accommodation and Support Program to the not-for-profit training and employment agency MADEC. Just Redgum was a long-running program under the National Disability Insurance Scheme, […]

Youth homelessness a problem we’re tackling together: MASP

A focus on youth homelessness highlights just how desperate the need is for a solution to the crisis, according to the Mallee Accommodation and Support Program. Youth Homelessness Matters Day is coming up on Wednesday 19 April and MASP is taking action to support young people who need help to find stable housing. Recent figures […]

Bringing Services Together for Complete Care

A locally grown plan has been launched to better support vulnerable people across the Mallee. The Mallee Accommodation and Support Program has introduced what’s known as a therapeutic model of care to underpin how it services the region. Under the model, MASP staff take a holistic approach to support the overall wellbeing of people seeking […]

Investing in young people across the Mallee

The Mallee community is being urged to get behind a new fundraising campaign that will make a difference to young people whose circumstances may mean their potential could be restricted. The campaign will support the growth of the Mallee Accommodation and Support Program’s Youth Mentoring Program, which provides support to young people through mentoring and […]

Taskforce established to tackle affordable housing crisis

In what could be a first for Victoria, several key local and State Government agencies have joined forces to tackle the affordable housing crisis in Sunraysia. Mildura Rural City Councillors last night endorsed a recommendation to establish the Mildura Social and Affordable Housing Taskforce (MSAHT), paving the way for an unprecedented push to increase access […]

MASP Office got covered in rainbows when joining the WorldPride 2023 celebrations

As Sydney World Pride officially kicks off its celebrations, our team at MASP gathered today to get into the spirit of this event despite the distance. Historically, WorldPride has been operating for over 40 years with a mission to promote and advocate LGBTQIA+ human rights worldwide. As a global LGBTQIA+ festival has been staged since […]