Youth

Uniting offers a range of youth support programs and services which have various goals and eligibility criteria. Contact us today for more information about how these programs might benefit you or someone you know.

Creating Connections

A specialised program for young people aged 16-25 years who are experiencing homelessness. Workers walk alongside the young person and provide the support and help they need so they can achieve their goals. Workers assist in linking young people into the private rental market, gain further education, help them find jobs and help them further develop their living skills so they can live independently.

School Focused Youth Service (SYFS)

The School Focused Youth Service delivers short- and long-term responses to address identified needs and the coordination of community-based responses to support young people (10 to 18) identified as at risk.

Youth Outreach

The Youth Outreach service supports young people aged 16 to 25 years who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness. Workers assist young people with finding suitable, safe, secure and affordable accommodation; link / reconnect them into education, employment and training; and help them develop basic living and life skills.

Family Mediation 

Youth Family Reconciliation
Facilitates mediation with young people aged 16-25 and their families, allowing participants to tell their story and be heard without interruption, and negotiate solutions. Facilitates mediation with young people aged 16-25 and their families, allowing participants to tell their story and be heard without interruption, and negotiate solutions. Families are assisted to work though issues which may be putting the youth at risk of homelessness.

Finding Solutions

An early intervention program for youth aged 12-16 years and their families, who have been identified as requiring assistance to avoid family breakdown. Workers and family members work together to negotiate solutions. An early intervention program for youth aged 12-16 years and their families, who have been identified as requiring assistance to avoid family breakdown. Workers and family members work together to negotiate solutions.

 

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