Youth Stuff- for young people 13 – 25 years

Being a young person can be a time of lots of experimenting and continuous change, exciting times and also worrying times…

If you are struggling and need to speak to someone directly you can call-

Lifeline: 131 114 (cost of a local call) or Kids Help Line on 1800 55 1800 (free call for children and young people aged 5-25) – both services are available 24/7.

Other Services for young people located in Macarthur

On-line links to info, help & support for young people 13 – 25 years

Online information for Anxiety, Depression and Mental Health for 13 – 25 year olds

Healthy Lifestyles 4 Youth

Youth – Drug, Alcohol & Gambling Addiction

Learning Support Young People

New mums

Mentoring & Employment Services

Education

Law and young people

SWSLHD- Macarthur’s Major Community Health Centres Ingleburn, Narellan, Rosemeadow, Wollondilly and Wingecarribee

Additional Community Links

Centrelink Australia Wide- Phone: 132 717

Youth & Student- 13 24 90

Web: www.centrelink.gov.au

Medicare Australia

Phone: 132 011

Web: www.medicareaustralia.gov.au

Canteen Australia

The Canteen Counselling Service is a free and specialised program for young people aged 12-24 yrs who have a parent with cancer or whose parent has died from cancer. The service is available face to face in Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane and Melbourne. Online or telephone counselling can be accessed from anywhere in Australia.

Phone: 1800 226 833

Web: www.canteen.org.au

A free book provides heaps of information and advice to help deal with the practical & emotional challenges of living with their parent’s cancer.

To get your free book call 1800 669 942

Now What

Young people aged 12-24 yrs now have somewhere to turn if their parent is diagnosed with cancer. It’s called “Now What…?”

Web: www.nowwhat.org.au

Gay and Lesbian Youth Service

Phone: 1800 652 010

Web: www.twenty10.org.au