Support services

Youth Justice NSW funds non-government organisations (NGOs) to deliver a range of evidence-based services that help young people to reduce their risk of re-offending and address their underlying needs. Support services include early intervention supports that work to prevent long-term involvement in the criminal justice system.

Youth on Track

Youth on Track is a Youth Justice early intervention program that identifies and responds to the needs of young people aged 10 to 17 years who are at risk of long-term involvement in the criminal justice system.

Crisis Accommodation

Youth Justice works with non-government providers to offer short-term accommodation for young people across NSW. Learn about the locations where accommodation is provided and the Bail and Accommodation Support Service.

Casework Support Program

The Casework Support Program helps young people meet practical needs and goals, such as finding work, enrolling in education, getting ID, applying for Centrelink payments, and other essential activities.

Aboriginal Reintegration and Transition Program (Ngudjoong Billa)

The Aboriginal Reintegration and Transition Program is an initiative to provide intensive support for Aboriginal young people after they leave custody or community supervision.

Rural Residential Adolescent Alcohol and Other Drug Rehabilitation Services

Services in Dubbo and Coffs Harbour to provide a rehabilitation program for young people.


Mentoring Program

The Stand As One Mentoring Program is for young people, who are getting ready to leave the Youth Justice Centre. The Program matches young people, aged 10-21 years, with adult mentors. The mentor helps the young person learn life skills such as how to get a Medicare card, look for work or find a home.

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