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Youth Off The Streets - Aboriginal Cultural Support

 

Overview

Youth Off The Streets Aboriginal Cultural Support Services aims to improve outcomes for Aboriginal children, young people and their families and communities by offering outreach and early intervention services. These services are based on proven models that are culturally appropriate and specifically tailored to meet the needs of the communities in which they operate. Aboriginal services work across the agency ensuring the rights, needs and aspirations of Aboriginal clients are considered in all activities and programs.

The service works in partnership with Aboriginal Elders, local service providers, government departments and community members with the aim of continual and lasting improvement in outcomes for the young people, families and communities involved.

The vision is for all communities to work within a spirit of cooperation; accepting diversity, acknowledging strengths and supporting each other.

The early intervention and outreach programs achieve this by focusing on:

Services currently operates outreach programs in South East Sydney, Doonside, Bourke, Narrandera and Griffith in New South Wales and Logan in Queensland.

Abstract adapted from Youth Off The Streets

Contacts

Youth Off The Streets
133 O'Riordan Street
Mascot NSW 2020
PO Box 6025
Alexandria NSW 2015
Ph: (02) 9330 3500
Fax: (02) 9693 1599
Email: info@youthoffthestreets.com.au

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Last updated: 7 November 2016
 
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