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Reconnect - Southern Early Intervention Service


Noarlunga Centre, 5168

Reconnect Southern Early Intervention Service supports young people aged 12 - 18 who are living, working or studying in the Onakaparinga City Council area and are homeless or at risk of homelessness to stabilise their accommodation, improve family relationships, and re-establish connections with education, work and their community. Reconnect is funded by the Dept. of Social Services (DSS).

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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 who live, work or study in Onakaparinga City Council area.

    Eligibility criteria

    To access Reconnect, you must be 12-18 years living, working or studying in Onkaparinga City Council area and be homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

    Referral process

    Young people can self-refer or be referred by anyone who supports them such as friends or family, schools, police and youth justice, housing and accommodation services, Centrelink, and other government or not-for-profit organisations by requesting a referral form be emailing [email protected] or calling 0477 764 279.

    Reconnect - Southern Early Intervention Service location

    Contact us

    Suite 1, Lower Ground Floor, Colonnades
    54 Beach Road Noarlunga Centre SA 5168
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    Opening hours

    9-5 Monday to Friday by appointment

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