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Children can play, relax and even finish their homework in the safety of the YMCA’s before and after school care centres.
Supporting families and their children in a fun and stimulating environment is all part of our before and after school care that caters for children in Kindergarten through to the age of 12.
Your children will be cared for in an environment where we take responsibility in helping school-aged children meet their emotional and educational needs.
They will hang out with their friends and meet new friends which will help develop the social skills that come from sharing a meal together or playing a game.
This program aims to improve young people’s school readiness, the level of parenting support they’re receiving, as well as their engagement, community engagement and access to readily available information. Building Brighter Futures runs in two parts; the youth engagement side is run directly at the school for school-aged children, throughout regular school hours. The early years workshops are open to all parents with children aged 0-5, and these workshops are run in partnership with local organisations at varying locations.
A free health, lifestyle and engagement program for 13 – 17 year old girls, which addresses key issues girls in that age bracket encounter in daily life (e.g. body image issues, nutrition, peer pressure etc). At the end of this program they do a ‘Heal Pamper Workshop’ where we get a whole range of providers come through and volunteer their time to do the girls’ nails, beauty, massage, hair – the whole works! It’s a celebration day for young girls as well as a chance to gain access to providers in the local community and assisting with obtaining new networking and support options
The Victim Support Service provides free, confidential counselling and support services for all victims of crime. These services are provided by professional counsellors and trained volunteers.
Services available to victims of crime include:
The Child Witness Service is a voluntary and free service available to children under 18 years of age who are to give evidence to a court. Trained staff can assist with:
Aboriginal Hostels Limited operates 47 hostels Australia-wide to provide accommodation for Indigenous people who need to be away from home for a range of reasons. The hostels are safe, comfortable, affordable and offer three meals each day during your stay.
Finding out that you’re pregnant can be difficult, even when life is going well. When the timing isn’t right, or there are problems to face, it can be confusing, frustrating, frightening, even overwhelming. The stress and emotions can make it tough to think clearly, get good information and make good decisions. There can be pressure from people, circumstances, and even inside yourself. Pregnancy Problem House specializes in helping women and couples find solutions. They offer non-judgmental understanding, accurate information, and personalised care.
The Centres programs are committed to supporting young people in the community by assisting with school participation, providing a safe place for young people to ‘hang out’ and by providing a number of activities in order to deter youth crime.
Needle and syringe programs (NSPs) can be found across metropolitan and regional Western Australia.
All NSPs must supply a safe disposal container with any needles and syringes they provide. They also offer health education and can refer people to drug treatment services.