The Geelong Project

Early intervention program

Our Early Intervention program prevents homelessness and school disengagement, by keeping young people at home, in school, and linked to their community.

The Geelong Project, led by Time for Youth with partners Barwon Youth, Swinburne University and Geelong Region Local Learning and Employment Network, is grounded in community collaboration.

Our vision is ‘a community of schools and youth services’ capable of preventing our most vulnerable young people from becoming homeless, leaving school early or being effected by a range of youth or family issues that are impacting on them now or may impact on them in the future.

Listing details

Address: 83 Ryrie Street Geelong 3220 VIC Australia
Organisation type: Community group or not-for-profit – unincorporated
Affiliations: Affiliated with YACVic, City of Greater Geelong, Council to Homeless Persons, G21, headspace, Barwon Youth, Swinburne University, Local Learning and Employment Network, CASA, Barwon South West Homelessness Network, government secondary schools in Geelong and Bellarine
Service area: Bellarine, City of Greater Geelong
Website: www.thegeelongproject.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GeelongProject
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/GeelongProject

Contact: Time For Youth
Phone: 52467500
Email: info@timeforyouth.org

Cost: Free services are provided to the community.
All services at the agency Time For Youth and The Geelong Project early intervention platform are provided free of charge to the young people and their families
Referral: Referrals can be made by young people, families, schools or other agencies, departments, health services, directly to Time for Youth via: 5246 7500 or in person at the Old Post Office building, 83 Ryrie Street Geelong.
Eligibility: Age eligibility is the only requirement
Waiting list: Yes
Volunteer opportunities: Yes
Wheelchair accessible? Yes
Public transport access: Yes
Additional information: Diverse and integrated youth services can be obtained from Time for Youth including: family mediation, youth and family support services, homelessness support and accommodation services (through Youth Entry Point), health and wellbeing programs, youth justice and adolescent violence prevention programs, in addition to referrals to other service providers in our partnership network