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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Yuendumu youth program

 

Overview

The Yuendumu youth program provides diverse activities for young people aged 4 – 17 years and operates seven days a week in Yuendumu, Northern Territory. The activities are run by Jaru pirrjirdi program workers who are supported and trained by Mt Theo staff.

The youth program is a successful element of the Mt Theo program and Yuendumu community. The aim of the Yuendumu youth program is to provide active and meaningful activities for all of the young people of Yuendumu. The program has established itself as a highly successful diversion strategy in regards to substance use for the young people of Yuendumu.

Activities include:

Abstract adapted from Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC)

Contacts

Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC)
Yuendumu CMB
via Alice Springs
NT 0872
Ph: (08) 8956 4188
Fax: (08) 8956 4081
Email: admin@mttheo.org

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Last updated: 18 June 2014
 
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