Young people in Adelaide’s northern suburbs can take advantage of Outer North Youth Services Elizabeth.

Outer North Youth Services Elizabeth provides services to young people aged 15-25 years who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless. Our Case Managers work with them to provide support, specifically around independent living skills and transitioning to independent living, which includes health and education and connecting into community services.

Carlow Place is an initiative of the service, with 24/7 on-site supported accommodation provided.  These are supported with extra help for young people regarding independent living skills, health and well-being, and social and educational connections.  There is also some services available to eligible clients living in private rental and Housing SA properties.

Program details

Who: For general Youth Services – young people aged 15-25 years who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, or whom face significant barriers in accessing accommodation.  For Carlow Place, young people aged 15-17 years who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless and are receiving or awaiting approval of an independent income (such as Independent Youth Allowance, Special Benefit or wages).

How: Young people can get in touch with us themselves (referrals for young people under 14 years needs to be made through Families SA) or can be referred from other services. For Outer North Youth Services Elizabeth, please phone us on (08) 8252 2311 or drop in and see us between 9am and 5pm on Friday.  For Trace-a-Place, please contact 1300 306 046 during office hours.  The Homelessness Gateway Service can be reached after hours on 1800 003 308.

Where: Elizabeth and surrounding suburbs.

Contact: The team is based at 34 Yorktown Road, Elizabeth Park – (08) 8252 2311 or elizabeth@centacare.org.au

 

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