Kids Under Cover is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preventing youth homelessness.
We offer young people the unique combination of supported housing options with scholarships
Kids Under Cover supports vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness by building studios
There are many ways to get involved and help at-risk young people and their families.
Living in an overcrowded house is tough at the best of times, but the COVID-19 lockdowns have made life in a full house even more difficult for many, particularly young people.
This week marks Homelessness Week 2020. The week raises awareness of the homelessness crisis in Australia and the actions needed to make a real and lasting change to end homelessness.
After almost six years on the Kids Under Cover Board and two and a half years as Chair, Colin Radford has stepped down from the Board. Current Director George Liacos has been appointed the new Chair of Kids Under Cover.
Donating your car does not only mean tax deductions, registration, insurance and petrol savings and helping prevent youth homelessness. Other reasons to donate are the lifestyle and environmental benefits.
Kids Under Cover is closely following the recommendations of the relevant government authorities in relation to the containment of the COVID-19 virus within the community.
Read Kids Under Cover’s full response to the Inquiry into Homelessness in Victoria. Once we respond to the unique challenges of youth homelessness and increase funding for prevention, we can take steps towards a community where no young person experiences homelessness.
‘Hoops for Cover’ at the Oracle Construction Technology Summit.
It’s hard to imagine what it’s like to have eight people living in a three-bedroom unit. This was the reality for carer Renee* and her family. They were almost at breaking point before they received their Kids Under Cover studio.
It was wonderful to have the Minister for Housing, The Hon. Richard Wynne present the keys to our 1000th studio to carer, Norma, at the end of our four day event Walk for Cover.
How four walls can prevent youth homelessness.
It’s a pleasure to work with this wonderful group of students! We are all about collective impact at Kids Under Cover!
A great story from The Age about the Department of Health and Human Services Scholarships which we are proud to administer!
SPOTTED IN SKY NEWS | Check out this article from Sky News on Kids Under Cover!
We are thrilled to have both Shaynna Blaze and Sabina Read as Kids Under Cover Ambassadors. Both women share our commitment to preventing youth homelessness and bring their own unique insight to the role.
Homelessness Week is an annual week to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face, and the action needed to achieve enduring solutions. It is a time to bring the issue of homelessness into the spotlight and, onto the agenda of local, state and national governments.
+ young people helped
+ studios on the ground
+ Kids Under Cover scholarships awarded
+ cars donated