Welfare Assistance & Support Services
Child, Youth Mentoring Program
For children/young people aged 6-16yrs. Targets vulnerable children and young people residing in families experiencing difficulties, which include parental health and well-being issues, drug and alcohol misuse issues, family relationship issues, family breakdown, sibling disability and chronic health concerns, kinship care arrangements, poverty, and children/young people who are isolated and in need of additional support and friendship from an adult outside of the home environment. Two mentoring options available depending on the identified needs of the child/young person - 'Kids Friends' (friendship mentoring) and 'Tutoring' (educational mentoring). The mentors are volunteers recruited from the local community who are carefully screened and trained to assist children/young people from vulnerable and socially isolated backgrounds by taking a long-term active role in their lives.
Volunteers: Volunteers welcome
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Wheelchair Access Yes
Referral Required Contact us for details
Accessible By Anyone
Access Fee No fee
Age Ranges From 6 to 16 years of age
Volunteers are recruited from the community to provide mentoring support for the children / young people referred. Please ring us on 62289500 and ask to speak to a Youth Mentoring staff member.
Assistance with Education, Children, Personal Helpers and Mentoring, Social and Community Participation, Support & Referrals, Tutoring, Youth