1. General Youth Support



    Services/programs

      General Youth Support

    • Alternative Youth Education Programs (Narre Community Learning Centre)

      Provides alternative education programs for disengaged youth unable to attend mainstream...

      Eligibility: Young people aged 13-20 years. Conditions apply for students under the age of 15 years.

      Contact: 03 9704 7388

      Provided by: Narre Community Learning Centre

      Referral by: - Parents, case workers, health...

    • 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,...

    • 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...

    • Certificate of General Education for Youth (CGEA for Youth)

      The Certificate of General Education for Youth (CGEA for Youth) is designed specifically for...

      Eligibility: Details are located on this organisation's website at www.livinglearning.org.au under the section...

      Contact: 03 5941 2389

      Provided by: Living and Learning Inc.

    • Emergency Support team

      Emerald Emergency Support Team (EST) is a community-led and designed recovery and resilience...

      Eligibility: Trained volunteers

      Contact: 03 5968 4460

      Provided by: ECHO Youth and Family Services

      Referral by: -

    • L2P Learner Driver Mentor Program - Cardinia

      Providing assistance to young learner drivers to gain their 120 hours of practice prior to...

      Eligibility: Young people between the ages of 16 and 21 with a connection to the Cardinia Shire.

      Contact: 03 5997 9687

      Provided by: Kooweerup Regional Health Service

      Referral by: Self referral or through an agency.

    • Operation Newstart Casey

      Operation Newstart Casey is a personal development program for youth ‘at risk’ aged...

      Eligibility: The program caters for secondary school students aged 14 to 16 who are considered to be at risk...

      Contact: 03 8794 9577

      Provided by: Operation Newstart Casey

      Referral by: - Referrals are only accepted via financial partner...

    • 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...

    • QUAKE

      A Friday night recreational program for young people in Years 7 - 9.

      Contact: 03 5968 4460

      Provided by: ECHO Youth and Family Services

    • South East Community Links

      Provides an opportunity for all newly arrived migrant and refugee young people in the southern...

      Eligibility: Multicultural young people aged between 12-25 years

      Contact: 03 9547 3174

      Provided by: South East Community Links

    • TRY Mentoring

      Community One-to-One Mentoring Program provides young people aged 7-20 years with a caring adult...

      Eligibility: TRY Mentoring targets young people between the ages of 7 and 20 years who are lacking adequate...

      Contact: 03 8545 9504

      Provided by: TRY Mentoring

      Referral by: - Referrals can come from, but are not limited to:...