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What's on in the West

A guide for young people listing heaps of programs and activities run throughout Brimbank and the West during the school holidays. Download the latest issue of ‘What’s on in the West’ here.

Request to Support Event Form

If you would like to request Brimbank Youth Services to support your event, please download and complete this form.

Street Smart Handbook (VIC PCYC)

This handbook is an official AUSPOL – Police Welfare Association, the information contained inside is directly relevant for the school leaver who is entering into the world of adulthood. There is vital information regarding drugs, sex, money, jobs, travelling, healthy mind and much more.

B-Heard Referral Form

We offer a youth support program for young people aged 12 to 25 who live, work or study in Brimbank at no cost. Please download this referral form to register for this service.

L2P Program Referral Form

L2P is a learner driving program for young people aged 16-20 years of age and community volunteers who live, work and study in Brimbank.

Download the expression of interest form to see if you are eligible and to get on the waiting list.

The Brimbank Youth Strategy 2015 - 2019

The Brimbank Youth Strategy 2015 – 2019 is a key policy for Brimbank City Council which sets out strategy and actions for Council to meet the priority needs of young people in Brimbank.

The Youth Participation and Engagement Model

The Brimbank Youth Participation and Engagement model outlines how Brimbank City Council will hear and act upon the voices of young people. For more information about these opportunities check out “Our Programs”.

Smiling Mind

Smiling Mind is a web and app-based meditation program developed by psychologists and educators to help bring mindfulness into your life.

The Check-In

This app provides building blocks for how you would approach your friend and gives you a confidence boost to know what to do if your friend does need support.

SAM

SAM is an application to help you understand and manage anxiety.

Beyond Now Suicide Safety Plan

If you or someone close to you is experiencing suicidal thoughts or feelings, safety planning can help you get through the tough moments.

If you are looking for further help online, here are some useful links:

Brimbank Youth Services Directory

This directory is a youth specific online guide to helpful services in Brimbank and neighbouring areas.

Kids Helpline

A counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

eheadspace

A confidential, free and secure space where young people and families can chat with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Reach Out

Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, where you can get the help you need, where and when you need it.

Youth Beyond Blue

Australian organisation provides information about depression and anxiety.

The MoodGYM

Learn cognitive behaviour therapy skills for preventing and coping with depression.

Centre for Multicultural Youth

Help and support for young people from migrant and refugee backgrounds.

Bite Back

A space for young people to focus on the good stuff in life.

It’s All Right

Helping young people deal with mental illness in the family.

Young Carers

Help and support for young people who are carers for family members.

Q-Life

QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships.

Brimbank Maternal Child Health

Brimbank Council provides no-cost regular health and development checks for your children (birth to school age), through community-based Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Services.

Brimbank City Council Childcare

Learn about the early childhood care and education programs in our community.

Raising Children Network

raisingchildren.net.au provides ad-free parenting videos, articles and apps backed by Australian experts.

Australian Breastfeeding Association

Australia’s leading authority on breastfeeding – supporting, educating and advocating for a breastfeeding inclusive society.

SIDS and Kids

Advocating for a future where no child dies suddenly and unexpectedly during pregnancy, infancy or in childhood.

Starting Blocks

Starting Blocks provides parents with information about early childhood education and care.

Playgroup Victoria

Playgroups bring young children, parents, families and communities together to learn and develop through informal play activities and social interaction.

Kindergarten Programs

Practical information for Victorian parents and carers.

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Feel free to get in touch with us regarding our Programs, Services or any questions you might have. We'll get back to you as soon as we can.

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