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young-people-sad-corridor thumbAre you or someone you know needing help? Read a bit more below about the three main Mission Australia programs we fund, to see which one might be best to help you.

We're here to support young people going through a tough time and facing all kinds of issues. Our programs can help if you're struggling with any of these problems:

    • Doing drugs or drinking in a problematic way
    • Being homeless or couch surfing
    • Suffering from a mental health condition like depression, anxiety or bi-polar
    • Thinking about suicide or self-harming
    • Feeling a bit lost
    • Struggling to get a job
    • Having problems at school
    • Things are tough at home
    • Getting in trouble with the police

 

Triple Care Farm

TCF is a residential rehab program funded by SDMF and delivered by Mission Australia that lasts 12 weeks - that means you live on the Farm during the program. 

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South West Youth Services

SWYS-art thumbSouth West Youth Services is based in Campbelltown but operates across south west Sydney. It has a few different programs which help young people with stuff like staying out of trouble with the police, attending school and problems at home.

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Creative Youth Initiative

Creative Youth Initiative is a unique service that runs free art and music courses for young people aged 16-25 years in Sydney's Surry Hills.

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Phone

Phone Lifeline on 13 11 14

Phone Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800

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One in 3 homeless young people say they are homeless because they are unable to afford housing costs or find work...

Homeless youth are much more likely to have alcohol and drug problems, mental illness and trouble with the law...

33% of youth aged 16 and 17 years have tried at least one type of illegal substance including; cannabis, hallucinogens, amphetamines, ecstasy, opiates or cocaine...

Over 100,000 Australians are homeless on any given night, of which at least 44,000 are aged 12 to 25...