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Supported Youth Program

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Anglicare
on 16th September 2020
 

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You can make positive changes in your life – and you don’t have to do it alone. Get the support you need to build your confidence, improve your relationships and take part in your community.

If you’re between the ages of 10 and 18 and are looking for opportunities and a bit of direction, the Supported Youth Program can help you out.

This service can provide you with support, counselling and mediation with your family if you need it. There are several ways you can get involved with education, training and community in a non-judgemental and safe environment

Who is the program for?

The program works with young people who are identified by community or welfare professionals as having significant and/or multiple, risk issues, such as:

  • An unstable home environment
  • Disengagement with school
  • Experimentation with alcohol or other drugs
  • Difficulties fitting in socially
  • Being at risk of Child Protection or Youth Justice intervention.
  • Assessment and case management for young people entering the program is driven by an attachment and trauma theory framework.
  • It involves developing long-term intervention programs suitable for the young person’s stage of life and circumstances

    How does the program work?

    The program will focus on developing new pathways for learning through:

    • Interacting with social and community resources, including agencies already involved
    • Access to youth friendly places for outreach
    • Be involved with groups or as an individual on activities and projects which promote personal learning.

    Details

    Cost to you – Free service

    Serving Regions – Northern Tasmania and Northwest Tasmania

    Referral process

    Anglicare’s Supported Youth Program in the North and Northwest of Tasmania works in partnership with key agencies and professionals to provide care and support for young people aged 10-18 years.

    Contact us if your client would like to access this service. Referrals to the Supported Youth Program can be made via Strong Families Safe Kids.

    Call – 1800 000 123 (free from mobiles and landlines in Australia)

    Funding 

    The Supported Youth Program is funded by the Department of Communities Tasmania.

 

 

Accessing Supported Youth Program

Available to
Anyone
Cost
Free
Registered to work with vulnerable people?
Yes
Referral needed?
No

When: Every week

Monday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00

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1800 243 232

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