Anglicare Tasmania

Supported Youth Program

The Supported Youth Program (SYP) supports young people aged between 10-18 that are disengaging from education and/or are at risk of homelessness.

The support offered is trauma informed and is delivered therapeutically. SYP provides assertive outreach, mediation, advocacy, counselling and mentoring. Young people receive a holistic service that targets strengths and difficulties improving self-worth, basic living skills, self-regulation, connectedness, and improves health and wellbeing.

What the service can help with

Alcohol, tobacco and other drugs
Cultural support
Disability support
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Familial exclusion
Family supports
Family violence
Financial information and/or support
Housing and homelessness
Identity and gender related issues
Legal information and/or support
Mental health
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Problematic sexualised behaviours
Physical health
Reducing offending behaviours
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Social exclusion
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
Violent behaviour

How the service is delivered

Case Management
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Support Services
Therapeutic Care

Services are available for

Unaccompanied Children
Accompanied Children

Age eligibility for children

10 - 18

Cost of service


Is a referral required?

Strong Families, Safe Kids Advice and Referral Line

How do clients access the service?

Client responsible for transportation to service
Home visits can be provided

Regions covered

North West

Focus Domains







Being loved and safe

Having material basics

Being healthy



Having a positive sense of culture and identity