Reconnect West Youth and Family Counselling (Uniting Care)

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    About This Service

    Reconnect is a youth homelessness early intervention project funded by the Commonwealth Government to assist young people where there is risk of early home leaving.

    Reconnect is a voluntary, confidential and free service offered to young people, their parents and families.

    Reconnect West provides support and assistance to young people, their parents and families in the Cities of Wyndham and Hobson’s Bay.

    We assist young people between the ages of 12-18 years who are having difficulty staying at home or who have recently left home.

      • Service Provider

        Uniting Care

      • Service Name

        Reconnect West Youth and Family Counselling (Uniting Care)

      • Service Address

        19 Duncans Road, Werribee 3030

      • Phone

        (03) 9742 6452

      • Fax

        (03) 9742 6057

      • Email

        reception@wsh.org.au

      • Service Area

        Living, working or studying in Wyndham or Hobsons Bay

      • Service Hours

        Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm (closed 12.30pm-1pm for lunch)

      • Age Group

        12 - 18

      • Interpreters

        Yes; free

      • Website

        http://www.wsh.org.au/reconnect/

      • Service For

        Young people at risk of homelessness and their families

      • Languages (other than English)

      • Disability Access

        Yes

      • Drop In Service

        Yes

      • Outreach

        No

      • Outpost

        Counselling is also available by appointment at Hobsons Bay Youth Services; contact for more details. Reconnect mediation and case management services are available at Werribee Support and Housing; contact for more details.

      • Costs

        Free

      • Public Transport Information

        Werribee Train Station is the nearest station.

    More information for service providers

      • Participation Length

        3 months

      • Participation Type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary Consult

        Yes

      • Staff Profile

        Youth and Family Counsellor.

      • Specific Exclusions

        No

      • Funding Limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who Can Refer

        Anyone

      • Point of Intake

        Scheduled intake appointment in person or via phone.

      • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

        No

      • E-Referral Option

        No

  2. Reconnect West Youth and Family Counselling (Uniting Care)