Launceston City Mission

Mish Youth Service

The Mish Youth Service is the hub for youth and young adult services at City Mission. The Mish assists young people who may be withdrawn or disengaging socially, or with education or employment between the ages of 13-25.

It’s our mission to provide programs that connect young people in community, offer unconventional learning experiences and increase potential for the workforce.  We seek to empower young people with hope for the future.

The centre provides a number of programs aimed at assisting youth across a number of life domains including:

  • Health and wellbeing
  • Family connectedness
  • Recidivism
  • Employment, education and training
  • Independent living
  • Substance use

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Disability support
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Financial information and/or support
Reducing offending behaviours
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour

How the service is delivered

Information, Advice and Education
Support Services
Mentoring, Referral to Other Services

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children

Age eligibility for children

13 - 24

To access the service, clients

Must live in Burnie City; Devonport City; George Town; Launceston City; Latrobe; West Coast; West Tamar

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

Schools, other service providers, families. A referral can be made - both online and via contact with the service. Forms are required to be completed prior to assessment against eligibility.

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service
Transportation can be provided

Regions covered

North West

Contact Details

48 Fredrick Street, Launceston, TAS, 7250

(03) 6335 3000

Focus Domains







Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy



Having a positive sense of culture and identity