The Motel for the Homeless & …


VICE embed with the staff and residents of The Stay Inn, a motel that gets most of its clientele through prison and homeless services. Arrests and fights between residents are a common occurrence and everyone here has a past that involves tragedy, mental illness, drug abuse or incarceration.

In the midst of an unprecedented homelessness crisis in Melbourne, we see members of The Stay Inn community hope and plan for a better future. But while they dream of breaking the cycle of poverty, The Stay Inn is as close to a home as most of them will get for now.

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