Below is a list of youth support services, including youth mental health and counselling, youth education services, youth support groups, youth mentoring services and youth contact services. If you cannot find local youth support services for your area, there is a list of state and national youth support services at the bottom of this page, including those offering counselling, information and referral services.

Save the Children – Chilling Space

The Save the Children Chilling Space supports younger children to build their confidence and life skills before they become disengaged. With the aim of enabling more positive transitions 
Suggest an edit

Avon Community Services – Youth Services

Avon Community Services delivers 2 programs that are aimed at young people who are at risk. Their 6 weekly programs are developed around the education of young people about the Effects of Drugs, Alcohol & Tobacco, Social & Emotional Well-being, Sexual Education & Connection to Country & Community.
Avon Community Services also offer a mentoring service for young people, delivered in a Case Management Model that offers low-level support for young people needing some guidance.
Suggest an edit

The Salvation Army – Family and Domestic Violence

The Salvation Army provides a wide range of services around the country to support women and women with children impacted by family and domestic violence. We understand that experiencing family violence can be frightening and isolating. We offer refuge, children’s and parenting services, counselling, support, men’s programs, accommodation and advice to women and children who are experiencing, or who have experienced, family violence.
The Salvation Army is committed to providing services that are inclusive to people of all genders, ages, people living with a disability, and those from LGBTIQ+ and CALD communities.
Suggest an edit

Clontarf Foundation

The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and by doing so equips them to participate more meaningfully in society.
Suggest an edit

Yaandina Community Services – Karratha Youth Services

Karratha Youth Services provide outreach programs and individual case management to strengthen the roles of young people (aged 12-18 years) through the development of life skills and experience. KYS partners with other agencies to deliver activities and outcomes at a co-located youth space operated by the City of Karratha three evenings a week and during school holidays. 
Transport and meals/snacks are supplied to young people participating in the programs.
Suggest an edit

Start Out

Start Out is an organisation which aims to support people of diverse sexualities and genders, eradicate discrimination against members of the LGBTQ+ community, and educate the wider community on the effects of discrimination and exclusion on LGBTQ+ youth. 
Service offered is a peer Role Model to act as a mentor and personal support. 
Suggest an edit

Meekathara Youth Services

The Shire of Meekatharra is committed to providing dynamic youth programs to engage the kids in the community in a positive way, and to promote healthy self-esteem and self-development.

Suggest an edit

Anglicare WA – Counselling

Anglicare WA is committed to helping you build healthy and successful relationships. Counselling is available at Anglicare sites across WA. They also offer telephone counselling for people who cannot attend in person, including those who live in rural or remote regions.
Suggest an edit

Youth Legal Service

Youth Legal Service is a not-for-profit organisation providing free legal services to children and young people (under 25 years of age) across Western Australia. 
Youth Legal Service provides legal advice in the following areas:
• Criminal Matters – legal advice on all criminal matters and traffic offences
• Motor Vehicle Accidents – legal advice and casework to establish liability and negotiate with insurers or claimants
• Contract Law – legal advice on establishing the capacity to contract, contractual obligations and unconscionable contracts
• Leaving Home – advice on legal rights and responsibilities and accessing personal belongings and papers
Suggest an edit

Anglicare WA – Child Sexual Abuse Therapy Service

 The Child Sexual Abuse Therapy Service aims to reduce the devastating effects of sexual abuse on children through counselling and support, providing them with strategies that enable them to be safe and establish non-abusive relationships in their future. The service assists children to manage trauma and educates them about social skills and strategies that enable them to be safe and establish non-abusive relationships. It also teaches parents to recognise the symptoms and effects of sexual abuse against children and how to provide support for their child’s healing. Counselling is available for children and their non-offending family members.
This includes:
  • Children up to the age of 18 who have suffered sexual abuse;
  • Children up to the age of 18 who are exhibiting sexualised behaviours;
  • Children up to the age of 18 who have committed sexual abuse against others; and
  • Non-offending siblings and carers who have been affected by the sexual abuse or behaviour of a child who has been referred to the service.
Suggest an edit
Quick Exit