Newly Arrived Youth Support Services (NAYSS) and RECONNECT
Melaleuca’s youth program provides a multi-function program, offering a holistic, timely and culturally appropriate service to young people of refugee and migration background aged 12 to 21 years. The youth program under RECONNECT supports young people who are at risk of homelessness and enhances refugee youth engagement with family, education, training and community. The youth team collaborates with other agencies to facilitate new networks for young people and provide them with important social connections and extra support.
Melaleuca’s youth team provides
- individual support
- focussed group work
- school-based support
- community development activities
- capacity-building initiatives
- action-based research
- holiday program activities
Information & Contact
Counsellor and Youth Support
Phone: (08) 8985 3311
Youth Swim Program January 2013
Thanks to Darwin City Council for their support to help make this invaluable program possible. All the young people are asking ‘when is the next one?!’ If you would like to support this swim program in the future please contact Melaleuca Refugee Centre.