Homeless Youth Program

Connect Health & Community runs a program for Innovative Health Services For Homeless Youth (IHSHY), and has an Outreach Health Worker for homeless young people in Cities of Bayside, Kingston and Glen Eira. Services provided include:

  • Counselling young people and families when appropriate.
  • Casework, support, linking and referral to other health and welfare services as needed.
  • Health Promotion Projects and activities such as:Secondary consultation
  • Homeless Health Promotion Working Group
  • Young Mothers' Group
  • Health information, education and training

Eligibility

Homeless and at risk young people up to 25 years in municipalities of Bayside, Glen Eira and Kingston.

Sites Providing Service

Outreach to various locations e.g. Youth refuge, schools, youth centres, youth housing, other community settings if appropriate or needed.

Links to Other Sites

Hanover (housing establishment fund) - (MSHEP - Middle South Housing Entry Point for Youth)
Crisis accommodation and housing support. Financial assistance for rental bond and rent advance. 

Bayside Council Youth Services
 
Glen Eira Council Youth Services 
Kingston Council Youth Services

Connect with us

For more information call 9575 5333.

Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm
Saturday 8am – 1pm

For deaf, hearing or speech impaired assistance contact us through the National Relay Service:
TTY: 133 677 then ask for 9575 5333.

Speak and Listen: 1300 555 727 then ask for 9575 5333.

Internet Relay: Connect to the National Relay Service then enter 9575 5333.

For the translating and interpreting service, please call 131 450.

Visit Us

2A Gardeners Rd Bentleigh East
Unit 17, 347 Bay Road Cheltenham

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