Youth support services

There are many not-for-profit organisations and government agencies throughout Melbourne that deliver various services specifically for young Victorians. Our job here is to ensure that the youth of our community are linked into services that are relevant and helpful to improving their lives.

This list of organisations below are readily available to assist you in the event that you need their services.

Connections UnitingCare is a community organisation supporting over 2000 people every week. We work on family strengthening and early intervention services for people in need. We make a practical difference in people's everyday lives giving them a better chance in life now and in the future. Through a range of programs, Connections ensures that children, young people and their families are linked into services that are relevant and helpful to improving their lives.
Melbourne Youth Support Service (MYSS) is a statewide homelessness access point service for young people aged from 16 to 24, providing information, short term support and referral for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We are based at Frontyard Youth Services in the CBD. Our service offers face-to-face and telephone services and we are responsible for updating the available crisis youth refuge bed vacancies daily. 
 Hope Street Youth and Family Services provides assistance to young people and young families within a case management framework. Dedicated Case Management positions operate to provide one-to-one, client-centred, holistic and coordinated assistance together with the young person or young family.
 Youth Central is the Victorian Government's website for young people aged 12-25, filled to overflowing with great information about life from every angle, including: How to find a job, Your study options, moving out of home, getting your drivers license, travelling around Australia or overseas, managing your money, your rights as a young Victorian.
YMCA Victoria delivers services at more than 150 locations every day in settings including camps, student accommodation, community recreation and sporting facilities, swimming pools, early education, schools and kindergartens, youth services and youth justice facilities. 
 Mission Australia provides youth services across the nation that support young men and women as they journey towards adulthood. Using our research, we develop and deliver support services, and stand up for our young people.