The City of Whittlesea Youth Service exists to provide a range of opportunities for young people aged 10 – 25 to participate in their community. Young people from all backgrounds and abilities are invited to take part and get involved in everything we do.
Baseline provides support to young people, youth groups, parents, and other agencies that work with young people. Young people can:
The City of Whittlesea Youth Service is proudly Rainbow Tick accredited. The Rainbow Tick is designed to support organisations to improve the quality of services they provide to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex, queer and asexual (LGBTIQA+) service users, staff a volunteers.
For more information about LGBTIQA+ services and supports, refer to our Rainbow Program section and to LGBTIQA+ services heading in the where to go for help section of our website.
We run a number of events, programs, workshops and activities. To see what's coming up, including school holiday programs and FReeZA events, visit our Youth Events page.
The Youth Mentoring Career Pathways (YMCP) program brokers relationships between marginalised young people and mentors within the local community.
Young people are carefully matched with a volunteer Mentor from a professional background. Mentors provide individual support and guidance with career pathway planning for up to nine months.
Mentors can assist with:
Workshops are a great way to expand your knowledge, connect with other young people
and mentors to learn new skills that support you personally and professionally.
We run workshops online and in person and cover a range of topics including:
Who can join?
To join the YMCP program you must:
Youth workers listen to and advocate for young people. They can offer information, resources and referral on issues affecting young people and their families, and also make links with schools, and plan community projects.
Our Youth Plan 2030+ is an action plan that guides how we will deliver services and programs for young people into the future.
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415 McDonalds Rd, Mill Park (Melway 183 B11)
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