• Everything we do here at YIRS is free and confidential.

How do I access YIRS

Because we are a responsive service, you can attend YIRS whenever you like! We are open from 9.30am – 4.00pm (72 Victoria Street). You can phone to book an appointment. OR anyone can refer a young person; parents, carers, teacher or friend to us. So, just walk in, call or email us! You can also find us on Facebook!

What is it that we exactly do?

Our team is here to sit down and provide information that you might be need, discuss other supports and make a plan on how we can help you best! If it is appropriate, we can include your family, friends, other services or community agencies that maybe supporting you too. We will work towards achieving the outcome that you are after

If you have other services that you are already working with, we are able to help you co-ordinate and link them all together, so you don’t have to sit and tell your story repeatedly…

If you would like more information about:

  • Education & Employment
  • Health (general / sexual /mental)
  • Substance Issues
  • Housing and Transport
  • Family Issues
  • Legal Advice Community Connections
  • Support in Court (no legal advice)

Or you just want somewhere you can come and have a cuppa and maybe a chat YIRS is there for you

We look forward to meeting you!

Contact Us

Our Programs

  • Funded Learners Licence Program
  • Alternative Learning School
  • Art and Cooking
  • First Aid
  • Free to Be Me (girls program)
  • Strength 2 Strength (boys program)
  • PT sessions
  • Mixed Gender Muay – Thai Boxing

And many more…..

Our Services

All our services are free and confidential :

  • Education
  • Assistance with employment
  • Accommodation – Info and Advice
  • Community Connections
  • Resume assistance
  • Centrelink Officer
  • Emergency Relief advice
  • Family Issues support
  • Court Support
  • Transport
  • Weekly BBQ

Medical Help

  • Bulk Billing Doctors
  • Sexual health nurse
  • Midwife
  • Alcohol and Other Drug worker
  • Mental Health Nurse Practitioner