Aboriginal Support

Youth Justice Koori Programs

Youth Justice Koori Programs provide support and supervision to young Aboriginal people on community-based orders and in custody. Operated by local Aboriginal agencies, they provide programs aimed at preventing offending or re-offending behaviour through strengthening positive role modelling for young Aboriginal people.

Yannabil Youth Justice Koori Visitors Program

Yannabil Youth Justice Koori Visitors Program is a Koori visitors program for young Aboriginal people in Victorias Youth Justice custodial centres. The Yannabil visitors are Koori community members. The visitors will help to make sure that young Aboriginal people are safe and well in custody.

'Yannabil' is the Woiwurrung language word for visitor. The program is a visitors program for young Aboriginal people in Victoria's Youth Justice custodial centres. The Yannabil visitors are Aboriginal community members. The visitors will help to make sure that young Aboriginal people are safe and well in custody.

The Yannabil Program is currently recruiting visitors. Visitors can be Elders or Respected adults or young adults from the Victorian Aboriginal community, although anyone sitting on the Adult or Childrens Koori Courts is not eligible due to a potential conflict of interest.

 

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