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Anglicare North Queensland – Cairns

Address

149 Bunda St, Parramatta Park Cairns, QLD, Australia

Intake number

07 4080 5800

Fax number

07 4031 4345

Intake email

ysp.referral@anglicare.net

Website

https://www.anglicarenq.org.au/youth/youth-support-program/

Intake opening hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.00pm

About Anglicare North Queensland

Anglicare NQ delivers a range of programs offering support for AOD, diversionary care, homelessness, youth and mental health in the Cairns, Mt Isa and Mackay Whitsunday regions. Anglicare NQ also offers services for carers, who provide support to adults or children with mental health issues, through respite programs.

Programs

Youth Support Program (YSP)

YSP supports young people who are at risk of disconnecting from family, community, school, training and employment. This includes working with young people who are at risk of self-harming, homelessness and substance misuse. YSP aims to assist young people to improve their capacity to develop independent living skills as well as improving their overall health and wellbeing. Service includes:

  • Personal support for growth: alcohol and drug counselling, case management, personal support etc.
  • Chill Out Zones: professional staff providing a ‘safe zone’ where people can rest and recover, and are provided with access to information and referral advice.
  • Outreach service: conducted 3 nights per week, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the Cairns community

Intake, assessment and referral

Open referrals – please contact the centre on 07 4080 5800 or complete the Youth Support Program Referral Form online here. 

Additional information

The Youth Support Program is provided within Anglicare North Qld – Cairns Homelessness Services Hub

Hospital and Health Service Region

Cairns and Hinterland

Primary Health Network region

Brisbane North

Age range

12 – 17 years

Treatment type

Psychosocial intervention (e.g. counselling)

Smoking permitted

No

Phones permitted

yes

Family / children access

Yes

Waitlist

Contact service for information