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
Education, including provision of education and programs addressing exclusion
Employment, transition, mentoring, training
Financial information and/or support
Housing and homelessness
Identity and gender related issues
Legal information and/or support
Personal safety against all forms of abuse, neglect or exploitation
Problematic sexualised behaviours
Reducing offending behaviours
Sexual and reproductive health
Social and emotional development
Suicide or self-harming behaviour
How the service is delivered
Coordination of Services
Information, Advice and Education
Services are available for
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