About Urban Seed Youth & Schools

Urban Seed is a small, Christian community development organisation that serves communities experiencing disadvantage, and engages others to do the same.

For all people, including those facing homelessness, addiction, mental illness, poverty and isolation, our vision is to see communities of healing, hope and justice. We believe in the power of gathering around foodcreative art and recreation to create spaces of hospitality and belonging.

Urban Seed prioritises dynamic projects run for and by locals in Melbourne CBD, Norlane (Geelong), Flemington and Bendigo. Through education and exposure, we engage the wider community (including schools, churches and corporates) to identify and respond to the needs and strengths of their own neighbourhoods and contexts.is a small, community based organisation that engages faith, community and culture in order to respond to poverty in Victoria.  Urban Seed prioritises small, dynamic projects run by and for locals in ways that creatively complement and connect traditional services.  Through advocacy and engagement we also seek to address the underlying causes of disadvantage. We engage with government, business, churches and local community groups.

As the Youth and Schools team we speak to thousands of secondary students and teachers each year through seminars and City Walks.  Providing education about homelessness in Melbourne and Urban Seed's response to it. Urban Seed was birthed out of the Collins Street Baptist Church in the heart of the City of Melbourne and presently runs street, food, hospitality, recreation, youth development and school based programs in four priority neighbourhoods around Victoria.

Urban Seed's vision is to see communities of hope, healing and justice.