General Youth Services
YPA services are funded by Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services and Department of Housing and Public Works.
Services aim to provide support to young people in Mount Isa community experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless. disengaged from family, community, as well as those disengaged from school, training and education and those at risk of harm, including self harm. YPA also supports young people exiting from statutory care. The organisation is a diverse and multicultural, which employs over 20 staff, who accomplish amazing work with the youth of Mount Isa. Due to our demographic location, a high proportion of clients identify as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. Our programs are culturally appropriate, however are accessible to all.
YPA operates from a strengths based approach and believes young people are their own ‘experts of change’. We empower young people to make positive change and provide opportunities and promote individualism.
YPA also works in collaboration with other local organisations and government agencies to provide the best outcomes for all young people.
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Contact Young People Ahead - Mount Isa
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Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled access This location has disabled access
Accessible By Approved service users
Access Fee No fee
Age Ranges From 12 to 25 years of age
YPA encourages volunteers to be involved in the organisation. Those wishing to become a volunteer please make contact with the General Manager on 1800 614 544 or email [email protected]
The purpose of Young People Ahead is to promote the housing, safety, education and support needs of youth at-risk in an environment they feel safe and cared for.Visit YOUNG PEOPLE AHEAD YOUTH & COMMUNITY SERVICES INC website