Don’t underestimate Melburnians’ thirst for coffee, says the managing director of a charity when asked how its new cafe will survive alongside the city’s gazillion other caffeine purveyors.
This venue has a few quirky selling points. It will be based in the Middle Park light rail station building, which has been vacant for three years after a fire. And apart from a caffeine buzz, customers will get the satisfaction of supporting disadvantaged young people.read more
For Change Co. starts crowdfunding campaign for new social enterprise cafe, to tackle youth homelessness in Melbourne’s Bayside.
For Change Co. is a social enterprise that runs a hospitality training program to provide pathways out of homelessness for young people. They have partnered with Yarra Trams to build their latest venue in Middle Park.read more
MEDIA RELEASE July 14th, 2021 For Change Co: Social enterprise, Society Melbourne, to rebrand as their impact in eliminating youth homelessness continues to expand Melbourne, VICTORIA: Society Melbourne, a social enterprise dedicated to eliminating youth...read more
Hear from Tenille Gilbert, Co-founder of Home One Cafe talk about their social impact, working with young people and preparing them for the work place at the same time as reducing their environmental...read more
Ralph, 20, was just 16 when he arrived in Australia as a Filipino-Spanish migrant. After experiencing long periods of unemployment and financial instability, he eventually found himself homeless. It was thanks to an opportunity with social enterprise Society Melbourne...read more
First National Real Estate Leadership Award Addy Dunkley-Smith, 27 of East Geelong leads with compassion, courage and care. Addy has been part of the Satellite Foundation Community for four years. She has undertaken roles as a peer leader, facilitator, presenter,...read more
On March 26, we celebrated International Women’s Day with our event Women in Social Enterprise and three amazing women who’re integral to their communities, they work hard to ensure their communities are sustaining by using their organisations/cooperatives to make an...read more
Society Melbourne and their socially conscious hospitality empire have come a long way. Five years on from their first venture, they’ve changed up the way they do business to empower more young people experiencing homelessness than ever before, writes Maggie Coggan in...read more
Around 28,000 young Australians don’t have a safe place to sleep at night. But the team at social enterprise and Bank Australia customer Society Melbourne are changing that, by creating a hospitality training and development program as a pathway out of homelessness....read more