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Resources for youth support services

The Practice Guide for Youth Support Services and Youth Wellbeing Assessment: Common Assessment Tool have been developed as part of our renewal of youth services. These resources are provided to assist youth support workers and their organisations to effectively engage and work with vulnerable young people.

Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors 2014-15

Six Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors have been chosen to champion the strategy's six areas of connection and be positive role models for their peers, families and communities.

Queensland Youth Strategy – connecting young Queenslanders

Every area of a young person’s life is connected. The Queensland Youth Strategy aims to provide connections for young people and guide the development and coordination of activities and services for young people aged 12 to 21 years.

Youth online

The Queensland Government provides a range of information and services for young people. Find out more about education, life skills, health, family support, sport and recreation programs, as well as how to get involved and have your say.

Safer Schoolies Initiative

The initiative sees government agencies working with community organisations and local councils to keep schoolies safe and help minimise potential impacts on local communities.


  • Queensland Youth Strategy - connecting young Queenslanders

    The Queensland Youth Strategy provides young Queenslanders with the connections and support they need to reach their potential. Six Queensland Youth Strategy Ambassadors have been chosen to champion the strategy’s six areas of connection and be positive role models for their peers, families and communities.

  • Better services for young Queenslanders

    We are renewing youth support services so that young Queenslanders receive top-quality support and assistance that makes a real difference to their lives. Resources are available to assist youth support workers and their organisations deliver these services.

  • Youth Support Coordinators (YSCs)

    Updates to the Youth Support Coordinator Initiative

  • Youth Housing and Reintegration Service (YHARS) and After Care

    The Youth Housing and Reintegration Service including After Care Service (YHARS) provides brokerage services and a coordinated and integrated case management response to the complex needs of young people aged 12-21 years who are homeless or at-risk of homelessness.

  • Youth at Risk Initiative (YARI)

    Features of the Youth At Risk initaitive and past programs to be merged. Program guidelines and protocals also available.

  • Youth contacts

    Central and regional office youth contacts.

Find more services

To assist young Queenslanders to access information about government-supported services and activities, the following services can now be accessed from the Queensland Government website at www.qld.gov.au.

You can find out about more services for young people at www.qld.gov.au/youth.

Find more services

To assist young Queenslanders to access information about government-supported services and activities, the following services can now be accessed from the Queensland Government website at www.qld.gov.au.

You can find out about more services for young people at www.qld.gov.au/youth.

Queensland Youth Strategy

Our vision is for Queensland’s young people to be well-connected, confident, responsible and safe and participate in their community.