Reconnect NAYS casework program

  1. About this service

    Provides individual casework support to young people from a refugee background. Support is flexible, depending on the young person's needs. Can include: practical support, advocacy, therapeutic support, goals around education, family relationships, identity, sport and recreation, housing, health.

      • Service name

        Reconnect NAYS casework program

      • Service address

        39a Clow St, Dandenong Vic 3175
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      • Phone

        03 8571 1647

      • Urgency levels

        Additional Support

      • Service area

        City of Casey, City of Greater Dandenong

      • Age group

        12 - 21 years

      • Eligibility criteria

        - 12-21 years of age
        - Newly arrived (first 5 years in Australia)
        - Of a refugee background (does not need to be a specific humanitarian visa)
        - Live, work or study in the City of Casey or City of Greater Dandenong
        - Consent to a referral

      • Interpreters

        Yes

      • Service type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Costs

        - No cost

      • Disability access Yes
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      • Participation length

        - Casework is usually provided for a 4-6 month period, however if a young person requires more support after this period, this can be negotiated.

      • Specific exclusions

        Young people who are asylum seekers or bridging visa holders.

      • Who can refer

        - Anyone, as long as the young person has given consent.

  2. Reconnect NAYS casework program