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Reconnect - Southern Early Intervention Service

Children & families

Noarlunga Centre, 5168

Mission Australia's Reconnect is a federally funded and community-based program supporting young people between 12 - 18 who are experiencing homelessness, or are at risk of becoming homeless. Reconnect uses family focussed early intervention strategies to help the young person to stabilise and improve their housing situation, achieve family reconciliation, and improve their level of engagement with work, education, training and the community.

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Address
Suite 1, Lower Ground Floor, Colonnades Shopping Centre
54 Beach Road Noarlunga Centre SA 5168
Phone number
0881870700
Email
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Opening hours

9-5 Monday to Friday by appointment

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 access Reconnect, you must be 12-18 years living in Onkaparinga region and be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

    Referral process

    We receive referrals through internal and external agencies such as schools, families, SAPOL, justice, Department for Child Protection, Centrelink and self.


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