Youth support

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Youth Support

The Youth Support program provides free and confidential individual support to young people aged 12–25 who live, work or study, or have a connection to the City of Yarra.

The program can support young people to navigate and overcome challenges in areas including mental health, housing and homelessness, drug and alcohol, family and peer relationships, education and financial stress.

If you would like to find out more information or make a referral please contact the Youth Support program on 03 9426 1455 or at

Please note the Youth Support program is not a crisis service and is only staffed between 9am–5pm Monday - Friday.

For immediate support please contact

Emergency Services on 000

Lifeline 131 114 (24 hour suicide prevention)

Kids Helpline 1800 551 800

What about privacy?

Everything that is said to the Youth Support worker is strictly confidential within the program. We will always request consent if we think it's a good idea to talk to anyone else.

The Youth Support worker will only share information if they believe that you or someone else is at risk of harm.