Aboriginal Youth Services

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 people 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, Bellevue)

Contact us

For more details, please contact us.
The referral line is open Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm and a response will be provided within 1-2 business days.

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