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YouthBeat - WA

Homelessness

Northbridge, 6003

Provides support to at risk young people present in the Perth inner city and Northbridge area. This is achieved through street based outreach, facilitating the Youth At Risk Strategy (YARS) and case management support. We work collaboratively with the WA Police Force, Department of Communities Crisis Care Unit and the Nyoongar Outreach Services to operate the YARS on Friday and Saturday nights. We provide a safe supportive place for young people to wait, while arranging their return to appropriate accommodation. All young people engaged through the YARS are offered case management support for up to 12 months.

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Provides community case management for young people across the Perth Metro area. Also works collaboratively with the WA Police, Department of Communities Crisis Care Unit and the Nyoongar Outreach Services to operate the Youth at Risk Strategy (YARS). YARS operates on Friday and Saturday nights to support young people under the age of 18yrs in the CBD and Northbridge area by providing a safe youth friendly place for them to wait while arranging their return to appropriate accommodation. All young people engaged through YARS are also offered the opportunity to engage in YouthBeat case management and support.

The service provides safety, information and guidance for young people experiencing risk factors impacting their lives and connects them with local community services, family and peers.

Community Case Management and support including general counselling, is provided for up to 12months.

Our Youthbeat workers support young people to:

  • Stay safe in public places
  • Referral and support to address positive health and wellbeing
  • Support to accessing education, employment and accommodation
  • Connect into safe activities within the community
  • Plan for the future

YouthBeat is funded by the Department of Communities and works collaboratively with other youth and health services to support young people in need.

Who we assist

Young people under the age of 18 years experiencing risk factors impacting their lives, who are present in the Perth inner city and Northbridge area.

Eligibility criteria

Young people under the age of 18 years experiencing risk factors impacting their lives, who are present in the Perth inner city and Northbridge area.

Referral process

1800 045 836
YouthBeatwa@missionaustralia.com.au.


Contact us

Address
48 Palmerston Street Northbridge WA 6003
Phone number
0862128700
Email
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Fax
0893285179

Opening hours

8.30am to 4.30pm Mon to Fri. YARS 9pm - 5am

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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'