The young people are supported for up to twelve weeks to achieve their goals through wrap around services that support them to; stay engaged with education, re-engage with family, develop daily living skills, develop relationships and connect with people and supports that can assists them to achieve their goals.
Colville Place’s practices are based on the Foyer Federation approach which embraces the Advantaged Thinking model. Advantaged Thinking is a philosophy about using the advantages we possess as humans which includes our assets, talents, resources and abilities and using these to create the conditions for a society in which everyone can thrive.
The facility is named after the founder of Colony 47, Jim Colville. Jim was a strong advocate for the needs of young people in the 70’s and 80’s as they sought recognition as a key group with needs in the community.
Who this service is for
Young people 12 - 15 years old
How this service is delivered
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More programs from Colony 47
Colony 47 – Housing Connect – Emergency Support Program (ESP)
We meet people in spaces where they are comfortable, to help those sleeping rough connect with services.
STEP UP is a program to address reoccurring violent behavior by young people toward a family member or intimate partner.
Parents and Kids Together – PAKT
Parents and Kids Together works with young people aged 6-12 to increase their engagement with their families, communities, and education.