SERVICES

YHES House provides free services that respond to the multiple needs of ‘at risk’ and disadvantaged young people and young parents.  YHES House works collaboratively with a network of government, non government, community agencies and private practitioners. The organisation advocates on behalf of the young people to housing agencies, health services, and other service providers to ensure that young peoples needs are met and to minimise the possibility of harm to themselves and to their young families.Services include:

 

Personal Support

  • Individual support during time of crises and complex issues,
  • Assessment and Case managment
  • Counselling (non-clinical)
  • Advocacy and support to access other  services;
  • information and referral,
  • Nutrition services for homeless young people
  • Other welfare related services

 

Use of the Facilities

  • Hygiene support (laundry & shower)
  • Computer and/or phone access for accommodation, health or transport  puposes 

 

Educative Groups

  • Young Parents: childbirth education, new parents group and play group
  • Health and well being sessions (provided to ‘at risk’ groups in the community such as young people in Crises Shelters, Schools, TAFE and at other organisations).

 

Child Health Service