The Youth Support Project offers support to 12 – 17 year old young people within the Kempsey Macleay Local Government area. Young people are able to self-refer or be referred by parents/ carers, teachers GP’s and others. The Youth Support Worker works from
Living Skills Programs: personal developmental skills, shopping/ budgeting, housekeeping and rental responsibilities.
Client focussed projects
Skill2Chill(S2C) is an anger awareness program offering young people skills to self – assess the way their own anger works and so they can better regulate themselves in high pressure situations.
Get Outa Town includes Bush Adventure Therapies inform this program taking small groups of young people into wilderness areas in the Macleay hinterland. Bush walking , bush skills and components of S2C and Living skills programs also make up part of this adventure experience. Participants often learn new skills they previously didn’t know they had during these camps.
Service partnerships include:
- Mid North Coast Area health
- PCYC Youth Command Police
- Macleay Vocational College
- Mission Australia