Websites & Organisations

Resources and information online

 

Youth Websites and Organisations


Youth Websites and Services

Youth Central

Youth Central offers a range of information and advice on issues like jobs, study, travel, money and events in your local area - wherever you live in Victoria - whilst offering opportunities for you to participate.

On this site you'll find:

  • Details about jobs and employment programs
  • Information about studying and training opportunities
  • Interview techniques, career profiles & resume templates
  • Links to services and resources in your local area
  • Competitions and downloads

FReeZA

FReeZA supports young people to lead planning and staging of music, artistic and cultural events in their local communities. The program also provides important performance opportunities for local musicians and emerging artists to showcase their talent through competitions such as the Victorian FReeZA Push Start Battle of the Bands.

Australia Government Youth Website

Australia.gov.au provides links to a range of youth related services.

Australian Youth Forum

The Australian Youth Forum (AYF) is run by the Australian Government as a communication channel between the Government, young people and the organisations that work with, for and on behalf of young people. The AYF engages young people through this website, and also in person at forums and community activities. It brings young people, the youth sector and the Australian Government closer together, and gives them an opportunity to be heard.

Youth.Gov

Youth.gov.au is the central hub of government information for young people.

Centrelink

Centrelink is where you can access support services and programs to continue your education and training, or work.

The Foundation For Young Australians

The Foundation for Young Australians (FYA) is an independent organisation committed to improving the learning outcomes and life chances of young people.

Australian Clearinghouse for Youth

Australian Clearinghouse for Youth provides comprehensive and up-to-date information on the complex and wide-ranging issues that affect young people today, and by disseminating news of research and developments on best-practice in the youth field, encouraging networking, discussions and collaboration.

Youth Affairs Council of Victoria

The Youth Affairs Council of Victoria Inc. (YACVic) is the peak body and leading policy advocate on young people's issues in Victoria.
Our vision is for a Victorian community in which all young people are valued as active participants, have their rights recognised and are treated fairly and with respect.

Youth Disability Advocacy Service

YDAS is the only advocacy service in Australia which exists specifically to work on issues of concern to young people with disabilities. YDAS offers individual advocacy to young people aged 12-25 who have a disability, as well as systemic advocacy on issues that are important to them.

Youth Law

Young People's Legal Rights Centre. Also provides legal information to workers supporting young people.


Emergency Contacts

Police/Fire/Ambulance
000 or 112 (mobile phones only)

State Emergency Service
132 500

Nurse-On-Call
1300 606 024

If you have been injured or are suffering from an acute illness or experiencing severe pain, you can seek initial telephone advice from registered nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

The Local Nurse Triage Service
1300 557 512

If you have been injured or are suffering from an acute illness or experiencing severe pain, you can seek initial telephone advice from registered nurses 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Accommodation and Housing

Office for Housing (Crisis Housing)
1800 627 727

Contact this crisis line or the local agency if you are homeless or at risk of homelessness and need assistance.


Bullying and Cyber Safety

Bullying No Way
Provides a nationwide resource to minimise bullying, harassment and violence in schools.

Bully Blocking
A bullying and social resilience resource.

eSafety
The Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner provides activities, resources and practical advice to help young people and parents safely enjoy the online world.