The Visy Cares Hub is a western region Youth Services Centre for young people aged 12-25. Located in Sunshine, The Visy Cares Hub consists of youth services that target various needs, such as; mental health, drug and alcohol abuse, young people from culturally diverse backgrounds, education, employment, to name a few.
For any enquiries regarding services provided within The Visy Cares Hub, contact The Youth Junction on (03) 9091 8200.
Ardoch Youth Foundation provides programs to help support young people in accessing education and develop much needed skills to assist with finishing school. Ardoch Youth Foundation also provides programs that target youth wellbeing – ensuring young people are mentally, physically and emotionally healthy.
BYS works with young people aged between 12-25 years who live, work, study or recreate in Brimbank. BYS offer support to young people in order to help them to participate in education, employment, promote health and wellbeing, as well as offer numerous after hours programs, events and outings.
The Centre for Multicultural Youth is a not-for-profit organisation that supports young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds build better lives in Australia. CMY provides numerous support services and programs that assist young people with employment, education, leadership opportunities, mental health support and more. CMY ensure young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds have every opportunity to succeed in Australia.
headspace Sunshine helps young people aged 12-25 years who are going through a tough time. They provide health advice, support and information as well as offer services for general health, mental health and counselling, education, employment and alcohol and other drug services.
(03) 9927 6222
Fax: 9312 1757
The Sunshine Youth Legal Centre provides legal guidance, support and advice to all young people between the ages of 15-25 with legal concerns and questions from across the Western region of Melbourne.
Business hours: Tuesdays: 9.30am-4.00pm, Thursdays: 9.30am-4.00pm, Fridays: 9.30am-4.00pm.
(03) 9091 8237
The Youth Junction Inc. manage the Visy Cares Hub in Sunshine, as well as provide numerous services for young people. These services include crime prevention, social justice, education, employment, planning and running events for young people, youth leadership, and general drop-in & support.
Ph: (03) 9091 8200
Orygen Youth Health is a mental health organisation that works with young people aged 12-25 with mental health issues who live within the Western Suburbs of Melbourne. Orygen provides young people with access to high quality clinical mental health services, conduct research projects to develop better treatments and services, and support communities to better respond to mental health in young people via public education and service development.
(03) 9927 6200
Youth Now is a not-for-profit organisation that specialise in providing career and school transition services for young people. Established in 1997, we have been providing our expertise to businesses, schools, young people and community groups for 16 years.
Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is a leading not-for-profit agency that targets young people who are experiencing drug and/or alcohol addiction, mental illness or isolation, and enable them to take control of their health and wellbeing.
(03) 9091 8200
Freecall: 1800 014 446 (free 24 hour information and referral)
Inclusion Melbourne provides personalised support for people with an intellectual disability. We aim to provide services and activities that are held within the community in order for our clients to build real friendships and develop a connection with the community.
(03) 9091 8270
The Melbourne Academy in Sunshine provides an alternative learning environment for young people who may be disconnected from school. The Melbourne Academy provides a relaxed learning environment that provides flexible schooling hours and supports students by offering social and education support services where needed. Melbourne Academy in Sunshine provides intermediate and senior VCAL, and also provides opportunities for students to complete a Certificate in Community Services.
Contact Neil Ripper – Youth Worker VCAL on (03) 9091 8210
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Community West is a non-government agency that provides community services to Melbourne’s Western suburbs. We provide English speaking support classes as well as legal workshops within our Sunshine branch inside the Visy Cares Hub.
(03) 9091 8248