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Reconnect - Peel (Mandurah)

Homelessness

Mandurah, 6210

Reconnect is a federally funded community-based program supporting young people between 12 - 18 who are experiencing homelessness/ at risk of becoming homeless or experiencing family conflict, living in living Peel. Reconnect aims to prevent homelessness through the provision of accommodation, counselling, mediation and support, with a strong emphasis on family reconciliation and community engagement. The program is voluntary (self-referrals) or referrals can come from anyone that has a link with the young person including: family members, friends, schools, housing, police, other community stakeholders, Juvenile Justice, accommodation services, Centrelink, child protection services.

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The young people that Reconnect works with face a variety of issues including:

  • Unstable accommodation and housing
  • Poverty and financial hardship
  • Domestic violence and family crisis
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Parental unemployment
  • Disengagement from education
  • Mental and physical health issues
  • Challenges of being a newly arrived refugee, and a survivor of torture and trauma.

The program ensures young people and their families are provided with access to a wide variety of networks and services to support their needs including:

  • Education programs and services
  • Centrelink and employment services
  • Housing and accommodation services
  • Life skills development programs
  • Mental health and health support and services
  • Parenting support, education programs and services.
  • Who we assist

    We assist young people who are aged 12 - 18 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and their families.

    Eligibility criteria

    To be eligible for Reconnect, you must be aged between 12 and 18 years, at risk of homelessness and voluntary engage with the program.

    Referral process

    We receive self-referrals or referrals by other community or government agencies or via schools by phoning service or completing a referral form and faxing or emailing to service.


    Reconnect - Peel (Mandurah) location


    Contact us

    Address
    41 Dower Street Mandurah WA 6210
    Phone number
    0895319400
    Alt Phone number
    0895319401
    Email
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    Fax
    0895355108

    Opening hours

    8.30-4.30 Monday to Friday

    Purpose - 'Inspired by Jesus Christ, Mission Australia exists to meet human need and to spread the knowledge of the love of God'