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Aboriginal Youth Service

The MercyCare Aboriginal Youth Service provides support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, young people and their families by providing wrap around services and a case managed approach to improve school attendance rates, engagement and transitions into higher education, training and employment.

We work alongside young males and females ages 12-24 to support:

  • Re-engagement in school or alternative learning opportunities
  • Securing Traineeships / Apprenticeships
  • Gaining employment
  • Developing resilience, resources and independence to manage goals

Activities include:

  • Engagement during school holidays
  • Linking in with sport and recreational programs
  • Homework hubs after school during school term

Outreach support is provided to youth and families living in the following areas:

  • Merriwa and surrounding suburbs (Kinross, Clarkson, Merriwa, Ridgewood, Quinn’s Rock, Butler, Jindalee, Yanchep, Two Rocks)
  • Guildford/Midland and surrounding suburbs ( Swan View, Stratton, Midvale, Viveash, Woodbridge, John Forrest, Green Mount, Middle Swan, Lockridge, Bassendean, South Guildford, Hazelmere, Koongamia, Belleve)

Contact us

For more details, please contact us.

Call us: 1800 800 046
The referral line is open Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm and a response will be provided within 1-2 business days.

Email us: yhreferrals@mercycare.com.au