Individual support for young people

Yarra Youth Services offers free one-to-one support to young people 12-25 who live, work or study in Yarra.

If there’s something that is worrying or concerning you or you’re feeling sad, angry, depressed or anxious the individual Support Program can provide youth-specific assistance and support.

We can also provide support with a range of issues including:

  • depression or anxiety
  • sex and sexuality
  • drugs and alcohol
  • problems at home
  • problems at school or at work
  • bullying
  • problems finding somewhere to live.


Confidentiality

Yarra Youth Services has dedicated caseworkers who provide support to young people. Everything that is said to a caseworker is strictly confidential and will not be shared with anyone outside of Yarra Youth Services without consent. Caseworkers will only share information if they believe that someone is at risk of harm.

To access the service, contact:
Yarra Youth Services

9426 1455
youthsupport@yarracity.vic.gov.au

 

Urgent support

For urgent help, contact the following numbers:

Lifeline (for crisis support): 13 11 14
Directline (drug and alcohol queries): 1800 888 236
National Pregnancy Support Helpline: 1800 422 213
Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800
Frontyard Integrated Youth Services (information, assessment and referral): 9611 2411
Beyondblue (depression and anxiety): 1300 22 4636

 

Referrals to the Individual Support Service

Youth service providers, schools and parents can refer young people to Yarra's Individual Support Service. To make a referral, please complete the referral form below and post it to Yarra Youth Services, PO Box 168, Richmond, 3121 or email to youthsupport@yarracity.vic.gov.au

docx format Referral Form for Individual Youth Support (59.78 KB)

If you have any queries about making a referral, please contact an Individual Support Officer on 9426 1455.


Further information
Yarra Youth Services
9426 1455
youthsupport@yarracity.vic.gov.au

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