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Southern Homeless Youth Assistance Program

Whitelion’s Southern Homeless Youth Assistance Program provides outreach-based case management and brief intervention support for young people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Who can access the program

  • Living in the Frankston, Casey, Dandenong and Mornington Peninsula local government areas.
  • Aged 12-25
  • Homeless or at risk of becoming homeless

How we can help

  • Connect young people to housing options
  • Assist with family reunification
  • Assist to stabilise housing placements
  • Connect young people to mental health services, family violence services, income support and other priorities identified by the young person

Additional services Whitelion offers in the southern region

  • Employment support via Jobs Victoria
  • Community Integration Program to connect young people in the Out of Home Care system to community opportunities

Southern Program Manager

Gillian Clegg – 0417462173
 

Contact Us:

By phone on 03 9783 1664.

By email via frankston.outreach@whitelion.asn.au

In person at Suite 1, 39A Davey St, Frankston, VIC 3199

View the Flyer for program here

To make a referral to Whitelion’s Southern regional programs please email frankston.outreach@whitelion.asn.au

Youth2 Campaign 

Whitelion actively supports the Youth2 Campaign to End Youth Homelessness in Frankston Mornington Peninsula region. The campaign is calling on state and federal government investment

  1. Build and operate two supported crisis accommodation facilities with 24/7 active staffing located in close proximity to youth services in Frankston and Rosebud; and
  2. Build and operate a Youth Foyer connected with education providers.

For further information about the campaign go here: www.youth2.org.au.

Please consider supporting the Youth2 campaign to End Youth Homelessness in Frankston Mornington Peninsula region by:

  • Signing the petition http://www.youth2.org.au/petition?recruiter_id=241

You can find the flyer for the campaign here 

You can find the summary of the campaign here