1. General Youth Support



    Services/programs

      General Youth Support

    • Be Ur Self (LGBTIQ+ Program)

      Be Ur Self (BUS) is a weekly social support group for young people aged 14-21 years who identify...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 14-21 years who identify as LGBTIQ+ and their friends

      Contact: 18004YOUTH

      Provided by: Cardinia Shire Council Youth Services

      Referral by: Referrals taken from young people, family, friends,...

    • Cardinia Shire Youth Support Program

      The Cardinia Youth Support Program is a confidential, generalist service, offering medium term...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 12-24 years who have strong connections to the Cardinia Shire.

      Contact: 18004YOUTH

      Referral by: - Referrals can be made by: families, friends,...

    • Certificate II in General Education for Adults (CGEA)

      Provides an alternative education setting for disengaged or at risk youth. The program is a...

      Eligibility: Participants must be 15 years or over. Enrolment is subject to an entry interview to ascertain...

      Contact: 03 5941 2389

      Referral by: - No referrals necessary, but all participants must...

    • Kids Helpline

      Kids Helpline is a free, 24 hour counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years....

      Eligibility: Kids Helpline is a support service for young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

      Contact: 1800 55 1800

    • Operation Newstart South Eastern

      Operation Newstart is a program designed for students who are experiencing difficulties at school...

      Eligibility: Participation in Operation Newstart is open to any person who meets the following criteria:
      ...

      Referral by: - Referrals from parents, Student Welfare...

    • PATS - Paying Attention to Self

      PATS - Paying Attention to Self is a peer support group for young people aged 12 – 18 years...

      Eligibility: Young people between 12-18 years of age who have a parent with a mental illness.

      Contact: 03 9793 2155

      Provided by: City of Greater Dandenong Youth...

      Referral by: - Referrals are welcome from any source including...

    • Reconnect

      Reconnect is an early intervention program which aims to prevent youth homelessness that may be...

      Eligibility: Young people aged between 12-18 years who are at risk of homelessness or have recently become...

      Contact: 03 9704 8377

      Provided by: Connections UnitingCare

      Referral by: - Anyone can refer to the Reconnect program

    • Reconnect NAYS casework program

      Provides individual casework support to young people from a refugee background. Support is...

      Eligibility: - 12-21 years of age
      - Newly arrived (first 5 years in Australia)
      - Of a refugee...

      Contact: 03 8571 1647

      Provided by: Centre for Multicultural Youth

      Referral by: - Anyone, as long as the young person has given...

    • WAYSS Youth Support Services

      1. Youth Support Program that provides assessment, case managed support and referrals for young...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 16-25 years who live in or have connections to City of Greater Dandenong, City...

      Contact: 03 9791 6111

      Provided by: WAYSS Ltd

      Referral by: Young people can self refer. Referrals from external...

    • Youth Links

      Youth Links is a friendly, busy place operating from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. The service...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 14 to 25 years.

      Contact: 03 9547 0511

      Provided by: Youth Links

      Referral by: - Self-referral or case workers