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cohealth provides high quality, culturally appropriate and accessible primary, community and mental health services with a particular focus on the most vulnerable and disadvantaged in the cities of Melbourne and Moonee Valley.
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Youth Services

The Youth Services team at Doutta Galla Community Health Service offers a range of services and programs to young people, who live, work and recreate in North Melbourne, Kensington and West Melbourne.

We can provide short term individual support, referral and advocacy and counselling to young people aged 12–25, on a range of challenges they may be facing, including housing, legal, relationships and employment.

Who is eligible for service

Young people aged 12- 25 years who work, recreate, attend school, socialise in North Melbourne, Kensington and West Melbourne

Youth programs

  • We run various programs across Kensington, West Melbourne and North Melbourne for young people in a range of settings.
  • Programs include:
  • Sport and recreation
  • Art programs
  • Education and employment
  • Programs in City of Melbourne secondary schools
  • Some of the programs we have run include circus skills, dancing and song writing, as well as soccer and health and well-being workshops.
  • We provide programs that are culturally appropriate and accessible, which are created in consultation with community.

Youth counselling

  • Youth Services provide individual support to young people needing assistance with:
  • education and employment;
  • life skills;
  • housing;
  • one to one counsellingllinks to youth friendly doctors, nurses and dental services;
  • relationships and
  • health and well-being.

How to refer for Youth counselling

Phone the Doutta Galla Community Health Intake Service
on 8378 3500

How to contact the Youth Team

We are located at:

North Melbourne Community Centre
49-53 Buncle Street, North Melbourne
Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm
phone 8378 1600 and ask to speak to:

  • Carl - Team Leader
  • Kate - Young Men's Worker
  • Brita - Young Women's Worker / Youth Counsellor
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