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Youth Services at ETC

Transition to Work (TtW)

Transition to Work (TtW) is a new service to support young people aged 15-21 who are not in employment or education.

The service will provide intensive pre-employment support to improve the work-readiness of young people and to help them into work (including apprenticeships and traineeships) or education.

Visit the TtW page for more info.

Below are some other great resources for people under 30.

Reach out youth services logo is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service, where you can get the help you need, where and when you need it. Every year helps hundreds of thousands of people under 25 tackle everything from finding motivation to getting through really tough times. You can access no matter where you are, with tools and tips for making everyday life a little easier. It’s the perfect place to start if you don’t know where to look.

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Genwire info hub

Genwire is an information hub for youth services and young people living on the Mid North Coast of NSW.  You can use Genwire to share and search for information about a range of youth topics, youth services, programs and events.

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Genwire art space

Genwire Artspace is a place for young people on the Mid North Coast to create and share their art through online project galleries.  Explore the galleries and contribute to specific projects – featuring visual art, video, photography, sound, new media and text – or all of the above.

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Headspace is the national youth mental health foundation. They help young people who are going through a tough time.

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Youth Action

Youth Action & Policy Association NSW is the peak organisation representing young people and youth services in NSW. Youth Action works towards a society where all young people are supported, engaged and valued.

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RECONNECT helps young people who are homeless and those at risk of homelessness to become more involved with their family, work, education, training and the community through mediation, counselling and practical support for the whole family.

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The YMCA exists to empower and support young people to reach their potential and develop resilience. The YMCA works to connect young people to their communities. The YMCA advocates for young people, and provides platforms to their voices to be heard. logo

Youth website – Australia Government

This is a Government website with information on events, the latest news, and helpful links on: health, education and work, community, culture, environment and finance.

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Early Career Opportunities

Through the Australian Government volunteering program, Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID) you will have access to more than 700 volunteer assignments which are open for application each year.

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Left Right Think-Tank

Left Right Think-Tank is Australia’s first independent, non-partisan think-tank of young minds with a mission to involve young people in public policy. Our vision is for a nation that seeks and embraces the ideas of young people. We aim to help create a society where young people advise and are consulted on national issues of broad community concern, not just youth issues.

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Linkz Incorporated is a not for profit organisation that provides localised early childhood and youth development services to Indigenous children, young people and their families in very remote communities across Australia.

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Young and Well

The Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre unites young people with researchers, practitioners and policy makers across the non-profit, academic, government and corporate sectors. The purpose is to explore the role of technology in young people’s lives, and to determine how those technologies can be used to improve the mental health and wellbeing of those aged 12 to 25.

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Links to Learning

The Department of Education and Communities provides funding to approved, not-for-profit, community based organisations and local government authorities to operate Links to Learning projects. Projects are to focus on the development of skills, knowledge and attitudes to support students’ re-engagement with education in a safe, challenging and supportive learning environment.

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Young Carers

The Young Carer Program was developed to make a positive difference to the lives of young carers and their families. If you are a young carer, this is a free service that can support you. This program provides emotional support, information and referrals, counselling, events, newsletters etc.

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Money Smart

Are you going through some first-time experiences like buying your first car, moving out of home, first job or getting your first big bill? Everyone’s a rookie first time around and it’s easy to make mistakes – mistakes that could cost you a lot. Be a MoneySmart Rookie and make smart decisions about your money.

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Children and young people have rights and responsibilities, just like everybody else. By getting to know your rights, you will understand what you can do, and what you are required to do. Lawstuff provides legal information to children and young people in Australia.

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Job Jumpstart

Find new ways to explore careers and prepare for work by reading articles and using the tools provided. All the information on Job Jumpstart fits into three themes: Looking for a job; Building a career; and At work.

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