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Youth Services - What we do.....

 

Contact details for a range of youth services

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'STATION Y' YOUTH SPACE PROGRAM 2015!

Station Y is a programme for all young people between the ages of 12-18 years to socialise and participate in activities in a safe, supervised and supportive environment.

To find out more about Station Y and what activities contact Youth Development Officer Alex Prado on: (03) 5471 1743 or email: a.prado@mountalexander.vic.gov.au.

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L2P - LEARNER DRIVER MENTOR PROGRAM


The VicRoads L2P - learner driver mentor program assists learners under 21 years of age, who do not have access to a supervising driver or vehicle, to gain the driving experience required to apply for a probationary licence.

Young people are matched with fully licensed volunteer mentors and have access to use a sponsored vehicle to gain supervised driving experience. L2P is free for eligible young people and is funded by the TAC.

For more information please contact the L2P Project Coordinator Denise Sibenaler on 5440 8450

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YOUTH ENGAGEMENT


The Youth Advisory Group assists Council to better engage with young people when conducting community consultations.

In 2012, the Youth Advisory Group developed the Mount Alexander Youth Engagement Charter. The Charter outlines key principles to consider when engaging with young people within decision making processes.

To find out more about the Youth Advisory Group and the Youth Engagement Charter, click here.
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FReeZa

Our FReeZa Committee plans and coordinates safe, drug, smoke and alcohol free music and cultural events for young people in the Shire.

For more information about the FReeZa Committee and up and coming events click here to go to our FReeZa page
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QUICK RESPONSE YOUTH GRANTS

 
Young people can apply for up to $1,000 to run their own projects or events.

For more information and an application form, click here.

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DEVELOPING SERVICES FOR VULNERABLE YOUTH

Connect Central LogoConnect Central Castlemaine (CCC) is a partnership of Community, Health, Education, Local Government providers who aim to empower our most vulnerable and disadvantaged young people in the Mount Alexander shire to take control and shape their futures.

CCC aims to identify and address service gaps, develop strategic and innovative solutions to common issues and to integrate service delivery that puts the young person at the centre of the network.

For more information on CCC click here. You will be directed to Castlemaine District Community Health Youth Services webpage where you can view key documents including the Service Plan for Vulnerable Youth in Mount Alexander Shire and the No Wrong Door Resource.

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