Youth Support Services – Kalgoorlie

 

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Centrecare

Youth Support Service

Centrecare’s Goldfields Youth Support Services aims to develop your social skills and enhance life skills and self-esteem. With increased resiliency you will be better placed to cope with and manage adverse situations in your life, consequently making a positive change for yourself. A youth worker can visit you in your home, school, community or somewhere of your choice, to talk and help you sort things out.

The youth worker can also:

  • provide meaningful activities that engage young people and their families;
  • provide informal counselling and mentoring through role modelling;
  • strengthen the relationships of young people and their families;
  • encourage family responsibility, ownership and involvement;
  • develop young people’s pro-social skills, recreational skills and self-esteem;
  • encourage inclusivity; and
  • promote connection to the community.

Address168 Egan Street
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
Phone(08) 9080 0333
Emailkalgoorlie@centacare.com.au
Website urlhttps://www.centrecare.com.au/services/rural-services/youth-family-rural/goldfields-youth-supp-serv-rural/

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Headspace

Youth Mental Health Support

If you ever feel that you:

  • are feeling down or stressed or worried
  • can’t deal with school, bullying or struggling with friendships
  • want to talk about contraception, sexual health, sexuality, identity or relationships, drinking or drug use

Headspace Kalgoorlie is a safe place where you can come to have a yarn about any of these issues. They provide early intervention services to young people aged 12 to 25.

 

AddressLevel 1, 48 Brookman Street
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
Phone(08) 9021 5599
Emailhkaladmin@hopecs.org.au
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/kalgoorlie/

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YMCA

Girl Support Program

The Heal Program is a free health, lifestyle and engagement program; for 13 – 17 year old girls, which addresses key issues girls in that age bracket encounter in daily life (e.g. body image issues, nutrition, peer pressure etc).They also incorporate fitness elements into this program, along with a focus on confidence building.

Address1 YMCA Way
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
Phone(08) 9021 1035
Website urlhttps://www.ymcawa.org.au/what-we-do/youth-services/aspire

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Police and Community Youth Centre

Youth Support Program

The Centres programs are committed to supporting young people in the community by assisting with school participation, providing a safe place for young people to ‘hang out’ and by providing a number of activities in order to deter youth crime.

Address198 Egan Street
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
Phone(08) 9021 1076
Emailkalgoorliepcyc@wapcyc.com.au
Website urlhttps://www.wapcyc.com.au/location/kalgoorlie

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Hope Community Services

Street Vans

HOPE’s Street Vans travel to areas in the Perth and Goldfields regions where young people congregate on weekends and after school.
Street Vans provide a healthy, safe environment where young people are welcome to engage – there are games, crafts, music, fun, and cool drinks in the summer, and blankets and beanies in the winter. Staff and volunteers at Street Vans provide information about misuse of alcohol and other drugs, emphasising ways to minimise harm, including safer using, reducing use, and not using at all.

Other subjects include mental health, physical health, including sexual health, support and referrals, and healthy activities such as arts and crafts, basketball, volley ball and badminton.

HOURS:

  •  Thursdays, 2:30 – 4:30pm

AddressKingsbury Park
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
Phone(08) 9021 3069
Emailadmin@hopecs.org.au
Website urlhttps://hopecommunityservices.org.au/services/youth/street-van/

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Kalgoorlie-Boulder Accomodation Service

Youth Support

KBYAS offers a 24-hour service to young people aged 15-24 years and their families, in order to provide:

  • Emergency, overnight and short-term supported accommodation for up to 3 months for homeless young people and youth at risk.
  • Regular and ongoing support to young people and families.
  • An opportunity to learn independent living skills and self-development..
  • An environment that is conducive to change.
  • Information and referral service to young people and their families.

 

Address10 Park Street
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6433
Phone (08) 90911016
Emailkbyas@aus.salvationarmy.org
Website urlhttps://www.salvationarmy.org.au/locations/western-australia/our-services/crossroads-west/kalgoorlie-boulder-youth-accomodation-service/

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CentreCare

Youth Education

A FREE 60 minute, 8 week group education program for children. Groups can be provided in specific aged groups for children and young people aged 13-14yrs to help them adapt to change and loss.

Address168 Egan Street
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
Phone(08) 9080 0333
Emailkalgoorlie@centrecare.com.au
Website urlhttps://www.centrecare.com.au/workshops-events/

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Victim Support and Child Witness Service

Youth Support

Victim Support Service:

  • Information on police investigations and court proceedings,
  • Help to write victim impact statements and to understand rights within the criminal justice system;
  • Court, counselling and restraining order support;
  • Information, referral and help with enquiries about criminal injuries compensation claims.

Child Witness Service:

  • Individual practical and emotional preparation and support to each child
  • Referrals to appropriate agencies, support and assistance from the time charges are laid until matters before the court are finalised,
  • Facilitation in the preparation of victim impact statements.

HOURS:

  • Monday-Friday: 8.30am-4.30pm

AddressKalgoorlie Courthouse 208 Hannan Street
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
PhoneChild Witness Service 9093 5335 or Victim Support Service 9093 5334
Emailvss@justice.wa.gov.au
Website urlhttp://www.victimsofcrime.wa.gov.au/

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Kalgoorlie Community Mental Health

Youth Support

This service provides Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 4:30am

AddressCorner Maritana and Piccadily Street
 KALGOORLIE, WA 6430
Phone(08) 9021 6200
Website urlhttp://www.wacountry.health.wa.gov.au/index.php?id=981

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State and National Youth and Children Support Services

Kids helpline

Kids Support Service

Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Kids Helpline counsellors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to talk to you. No problem is too big or too small to call Kids Helpline about.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1800 55 1800
Website urlhttps://kidshelpline.com.au/

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eheadspace

Youth Mental Health Support

eheadspace provides free online support and counselling to young people 12 - 25 and their families and friends. If you’re based in Australia and going through a tough time, eheadspace can help.

HOURS:

  •  9am - 1pm (Melbourne time)

Phone1800 650 890
Website urlhttps://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/

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Rurallink

Mental Health Service

Rurallink gives easy telephone access to experienced community mental health staff, with a focus on supporting people with mental health issues. It is a confidential service that meets the needs of the community and delivering continuous care and support where needed. The service provides a single point of contact providing information, advice, assessment, and where required, referrals to other mental health services.

HOURS

  • Monday to Friday: 4.30pm – 8:30am
  • Saturday, Sunday and public holidays: 24 hours

Phone1800 552 002
Website urlhttps://www.mhc.wa.gov.au/getting-help/helplines/rurallink/

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Suicide Call Back Service

Mental Health Service

Suicide Call Back Service is a nationwide service that provides professional 24/7 telephone and online counselling to people who are affected by suicide. Suicide Call Back Service services include telephone chat services, online chat and video chat.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone1300 659 467
Website urlhttps://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

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Beyond Blue

Mental Health Service

Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live. Beyond Blue services includes: Telephone support, online chat, email support and online forums.

HOURS:

  • Telephone Service: 24 hours/ 7 days a week
  • Online Chat: 3pm - 12am, 7 days a week
  • Email support - get a response in 24 hours
  • Online forums - 24 Hours, 7 days a week.

Phone1300 22 4636
Website urlhttps://www.beyondblue.org.au/

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Lifeline

Mental Health Service

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. They offer telephone, online chat and text support services.

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 Days

Phone131 114
Website urlhttps://www.lifeline.org.au/

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The Samaritans

Mental Health Support

The Samaritans is a Western Australian based not for profit organisation telephone counselling for all sorts of worries including:

  • Relationship or family problems
  • Loss and bereavement
  • Financial worries or job-related anxiety
  • School, college or study-related stress
  • Illness – your own or someone you care for
  • Addiction or substance abuse
  • Thoughts of suicide

HOURS:

  •  24 Hours, 7 days

Phone135 247
Emailsupport@thesamaritans.org.au
Website urlhttps://thesamaritans.org.au/

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1800RESPECT

Sexual Assault and Domestic and Family Violence Service

1800RESPECT is a confidential service available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 1800RESPECT provide support for:

  • People experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, sexual assault, domestic or family violence
  • Their friends and family
  • Workers and professionals supporting someone experiencing, or at risk of experiencing sexual assault, domestic or family violence.

They can be contacted by phone or online chat, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Phone1800 737 732
Website urlhttps://www.1800respect.org.au/

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