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Latest News and Events
Monday 18 February 2013
The stage is set for a new performing arts competition for secondary schools, with the Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge ready to go in 2013.
Music and culture are an important part of any thriving community. Young people can get involved through many avenues including the Wakakirri Secondary School Challenge and FreeZA.
Mentoring aims to provide a structured and trusting relationship in which young people can receive guidance, support and encouragement.
Young people can get involved in many activities in the community. This involvement builds stronger relationships across cultural and age divides and promotes wider opportunities for education, training and employment.
Young people with a passion for social and business enterprise can boost their skills and capabilities through two new programs – New Gen and Getting Down to Business. Through the programs, young people will be supported to start and grow their own enterprises.
Programs and initiatives to support and assist young people at risk in social situations, including living in unsafe households, or experiencing mental health problems, or drug and alcohol abuse.
Young people who have recently arrived in Victoria as migrants or refugees can receive support, assistance, through referrals, to services supported by Department of Human Services.
Grants administered by the Office of Youth at the Department of Human Services.
Contact details for further assistance regarding Youth Services in your region and seeking support services for confidential counselling to discuss the issues that may adversely impact on your life.