A youth web portal developed by the Office of Children and Youth Affairs provides relevant information about a diverse range of subjects and services for young Tasmanians aged 12-25 years. Provides online access to a range of services and information through other, already established advisory and information web sites.
Crisis accommodation for women & children., 24 hour service – Child care, support & counselling, referral. Offering 24 hour crisis
accommodation and ongoing support for women and children who have been made homeless due to situations of domestic violence and other life crises.
Provides short term crisis accommodation for young women aged between 13 – 20 yrs who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Provides respite care for children aged 0-18 years, as well as providing short term care for up to 28 days and long term care for children under Protection Orders.
There is also a living-in program for 16-25 year olds.
The King Island Temporary Care and support Service (KITCASS) provides safe, temporary accommodation for young people aged between 13-18 living on King Island who are homeless or need a safe place to stay.
Provides 24 hour supported accommodation for up to six young women aged 13-18 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. It can also provide emergency accommodation. Aims to support young women to build their resilience and a pathway out of homelessness.
One crisis bed available.
Operated by Colony 47.
Pathways Tasmania Inc. is a non profit organisation that operates two support accommodation services – Launch Youth, which empowers youth without a place to call home and Live Free Tassie, which helps young men live addiction free.
Unique approach in Tasmania as it is accommodation based, focused on young men with the ability to cater for high and complex needs (including mental health and youth detention alternative).
Staying Put is a program of Anglicare Tasmania. It provides assistance and support to young people, aged 16-24 years, on low incomes and living independently in private rental or public housing/accommodation with housing and tenancy issues.
Young Carers program is designed to support young people under 25 yrs who live with or regularly support someone who is frail, aged, has a disability, chronic illness, alcohol or drug dependance or mental illness.
Youth Futures is a non profit organisation that offers a number of services specifically aimed at young people. However, many of their programs are not age dependant.
Accommodation – Core service offering accommodation for young men who are homeless or at immediate risk of becoming homeless.
Employment – Another core program offering Employment services, similar to those offered at Job Network.
RTO – Youth Futures has become a Registered Training Office, meaning they can deliver nationally accredited units and qualifications. Currently focused on Construction/Manufacturing and Agricultural Skills. They also offer some generic training such as First Aid and OH&S.
The Castle – Ties in with training where participants can gain Manufacturing and Construction skills and is also a micro-housing development project aiming to create and provide micro-dwellings for youth at risk of homelessness.
- Burnie Youth Alcohol and Drug Service
- North West Regional Co Morbidity Program
- Transitional Accommodation Support Service
- Family Support Team
- Primary Schools Partnership Project
- North West Regional Alcohol and Drug Services
- Junction Hub
An Anglicare Tasmania service which provides crisis accommodation for young men 13-20 years old in southern Tasmania who are homeless or ar risk of homeslessness.