Perth, Northern Metropolitan Region
Mobile Youth Service
HOPE for Youth
Whitelion Ballajura Youth Drop-in Centre
About Whitelion Western Australia
Whitelion has been supporting young people in Western Australia since 2015 after expanding into Perth via merger with Balga Detached Youth Project. In 2017, Whitelion further grew in WA after amalgamation with the Dungeon Youth Centre.
To learn more about Whitelion in Western Australia contact:
- Mobile Youth Service
- HOPE for Youth
- Deadly Diversions
- Ballajura Youth Drop-in Centre
- Target 120
- Emergency Relief
- Balga Drop In
The Mobile Youth Service is an outreach case management service operating in the Perth suburbs of Balga, Mirrabooka, Nollamara, Girrawheen, Koondoola and surrounds. The Mobile Youth Service provides information, advocacy, referral and tailored supports to at-risk young people to enable them to overcome life barriers and reach their greater potential.
Young people aged 11 - 18 assessed as at-risk due to issues including educational disengagement, substance misuse, homelessness, poverty, trauma and family dysfunction. The program services Balga, Mirrabooka, Nollamara, Girrawheen, Koondoola and surrounds.
Mobile Youth Service is supported by the Western Australian government Department for Communities.
The Mobile Youth Service welcomes students requiring professional placement experience.
Hope for Youth is an outreach service that provides holistic interventions to address anxiety and other barriers young people face to healthy community and education participation. The program targets young people of Year 11 and Year 12 school age.
Young people in years 11 and 12 who are disengaged from school and socially isolated. Referrals to the program are only accepted from the Department of Education (North Metro Participation Directorate).
Hope for Youth is supported by the Western Australian government Department of Education.
Hope for Youth welcomes students requiring professional placement experience.
The Deadly Diversions service provides intensive case management to Prolific and Priority Offenders who are referred from WA Police in the Mirrabooka Police District. The program aims to address the underlying causes of high-volume offending and support young people to develop positive, sustainable life pathways.
Referrals are only accepted from WA Police in the Mirrabooka Police for at-risk young people whose complex needs contribute to recurring offending behaviours and significant Police contact.
Deadly Diversions is supported by WA Police.
Deadly Diversions welcomes students requiring professional placement experience.
The Ballajura Youth Drop-In Centre operates three days a week to provide a safe, non-threatening afterschool drop-in service for secondary school students. Young people utilising the drop-in centre have access to professional youth workers, recreation services, meals and refreshments. Regular sporting activities, camps and life skill workshops are incorporated within the service to promote the engagement, inclusion and development of young people.
Young people aged 12 to 17 years. This program does not accept referrals.
The Ballajura Youth Drop-in Centre is supported by Western Australian Department for Communities and local Government (City of Swan)
Make a donation to help us provide education materials and material aid to young people at risk of early school leaving here.
Target 120 is an across-government strategy to holistically support identified young people and families presenting with complex needs to achieve their goals, improve whole-of-life outcomes and reduce contact with the justice system.
Referrals are only accepted from the Department for Communities (Mirrabooka District) for at-risk young people in contact with WA Police.
Target 120 is a collaborative initiative of the Western Australian government led by the Department for Communities.
Target 120 welcomes students requiring professional placement experience.
Whitelions Balga Drop-In program was established to address the needs of young people aged between 11-17 and are residing in the Balga area or surrounding suburbs. The program will provide a safe environment for young people while engaging them in structured and unstructured activities, targeting social, emotional, recreational, and educational wellbeing. It will also provide young people access to youth workers who can provide intervention support, information, and specialist referrals.
Young people aged between 11-17 years and reside, recreate or education in Balga or surrounding suburbs. This program does not accept referrals.
Daniel Pisani – Daniel.Pisani@whitelion.asn.au
City of Stirling
The Whitelion Emergency Relief service will directly address the impact of the cost-of-living crisis on young people at risk aged between 11-25 and their families. It will provide financial and material aid, as well as positive connections and referral pathways to young people and families in the City of Swan and City of Stirling.
Young people aged between 11-25 years and their families who reside in the City of Stirling or City of Swan.
Daniel Pisani – Daniel.Pisani@whitelion.asn.au