Youth Wellness Services

Supporting the mental health and wellness of young Western Australians.

Outreach for young people aged 12-25 years (Northern Suburbs)

Amber Youth Wellness is a free community-based youth mental health service in Perth’s Northern Suburbs for young people aged 12-25 years old.

Amber Youth Wellness is a youth wellness program designed to help young people who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health needs, have barriers which prevent them accessing mental health services and/or are facing complex life challenges. The Amber team provides support to function better, improve mental wellness and relationships by providing counselling, access to youth workers, peer workers and a Medical Consultant.

Case Management for 12-20 years in Ellenbrook

Ellenbrook Youth Service provides a free case management service to young people aged 12-20 years old who live, work or take part in activities within and around the Ellenbrook area.

The Ellenbrook Youth Service can support young people in a variety of ways, including assistance to achieve their goals; pathways for education, employment and training; skills to strengthen personal and family relationship; and links to community, sport or recreational programs.

This service is provided in collaboration with the City of Swan.

Introduction to peer work for 18-25 year olds

Youth Peer Pathways is a free, 10-week course for young people 18-25 years old. The course is designed for young people with life experiences such as homelessness, substance abuse, mental health challenges, grief, loss, chronic illness and becoming a carer.

This course can be a stepping stone for young people who want to develop into peer work, advocacy or community service positions. Participants will learn to grow in confidence and enhance overall personal and professional skills within a peer support environment.

This course is offered twice a year and places are limited. For more information, email peerpathways@mercycare.com.au.

Driving lessons for 16-25 years in Mirrabooka

The RYDE program helps eligible young people get out on the road.

By providing a volunteer Driving Mentor to supervise their driving, RYDE provides young people already supported through MercyCare youth services an opportunity to complete the 50 hours of driving required for their licence.

If you’re interested in being a volunteer Driver Mentor, please contact our volunteering team.