STREAT aims to stop youth homelessness and disadvantage, one mouthful at a time.
STREAT is a social enterprise helping homeless youth to have a stable self, stable job and stable home. Through its six hospitality businesses in Melbourne STREAT provides young people with supported pathways to employment – including assistance finding stable housing, vocational skills, improved mental health and well-being.
‘Today, there are 44,000 young Australians under the age of 25 who are homeless.’*
SVA partners with STREAT to actively promote employment as a key success factor in strengthening disadvantaged individuals. Ultimately, SVA seeks to enable systems change through sharing insights from STREAT’s model with the sector and advocating for employment services reform.’
‘Our partnership with SVA has been absolutely critical to our growth and success … SVA has provided us with an extraordinary level of business skills, critical thinking and support that was always perfectly targeted to our stage of evolution.’
Rebecca Scott, CEO STREAT
*The Costs of Youth Homelessness (2014), Swinburne University.