Victorian Government representatives say construction of a Shepparton Youth Foyer is expected to begin this year.JENNA BISHOP August 16, 2014 2:56am
The foyer will be built on vacant land on Fryers St, opposite Goulburn Ovens Institute of TAFE.
The News this year reported construction of the foyer would start this month.
But this week a spokesperson for Victorian Housing Minister Wendy Lovell said expressions of interest for the building tender closed this month.
The spokesperson said tenders had been opened further during the process to allow local builders to apply.
Ms Lovell announced the project on July 31 last year.
Ms Lovell said the service would cater for students aged 16 to 25 and also provide 24-hour support seven days a week, including help with education, training and employment skills and services and develop independent living skills.
The Shepparton Youth Foyer will have 40 individual, self-contained units as well as extensive common area and support services.
In May, Ms Lovell announced a further $5
The funds are for operating costs during a four-year period.
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