Young Aboriginal Support Program (YASP)
yAsp provides a holistic outreach service for young Aboriginal people and their families in Northern Tasmania. yAsp Case Workers support young people explore self-identified goals and assists in working towards achieving them. Goals might include; staying engaged with school, accessing health services, improving relationships with family and friends, support with any worries about school or work or maintaining community and cultural connections. The Youth Project Worker provides education, training and arts based initiatives for young Aboriginal people, community members and organisations, in collaboration with members of the Tasmanian Aboriginal community.
Referrals are accepted from a range of service providers, GPs, schools, communities, self-referrals and referrals from family members.
Eligible Young People:
· Aged 12-25
· Self-identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander (no requirement for evidence or certification)
· Located in Northern Tasmania
· Require coordination of care to connect with education, employment, social networks and support services
Who this service is for
If you are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander, live in Northern Tasmania and are aged between 12-25 years of age you are able to access the programme.
Monday - Friday: 9 to 5pm
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
Contact us or see our website for more information
We'll come to you (outreach)
We can see you in the community at a location that suits you.
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