PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

If you would like QYFSS to deliver one of these programs at your school or organisation or just want further information.

Contact our staff on

(07) 3818 1050

Queensland Youth and Families Support Services Inc. delivers many specialised program within the Ipswich, greater Springfield and Rosewood community. These program include:

Youth Support Program

The youth support program assists young people aged 8 - 21 years in a holistic case management framework, working closely with other agencies to deliver innovative and effective services to at risk and disadvantaged young people.

Referral to the program include young people who are:

  • at risk of disconnection from family/community or support networks

  • at risk of disengagement from school, training and/or employment.

  • at risk of harm, including self harm

  • Homeless or at risk of homelessness

Transitional Housing Program

Transitional housing is a form of social housing delivered by Queensland Youth and Families Support Services Inc. Transitional housing is not long term housing but aims to provide support to eligible young people aged 16-25 years with life skills and case management for up to 12 months, then support to transition into independent living.

Tenancy Institute -Skillset for successful tenancies

The tenancy skills – skillset for successful tenancies – dollars and sense is a free program (aged 16 +) competency-based training program that up skills people in the private rental market.

 

The program is designed to help tenants successfully secure and keep a rental tenancy. Topics covered include: rights and responsibilities, cleaning and budgeting

Join the Dots

Peer program is for young people (12- 21-year-old) to meet, connect and learn about issues that affect everyday life.

Every week we meet for 1 hour to discuss relevant topics such as :

1. The identity that shapes me                    

2. Understanding  Anger

3. Communication                 

4. Managing Emotions

5. Relaxation                                     

6. Problem-solving

Healthy Relationship *

The Healthy Relationship program enables participants (aged 12+) to identify what constitutes a healthy relationship and enables them to conduct relationship health checks.

The program consists of several sessions which can be delivered as individual units or as a complete package.

  • How does the relationship affect my life?

  • Cues on Violence

  • Focus on Physical Abuse

  • The 21 warning signs of a violent person

  • Focus on Emotional Abuse

  • Focus on Sexual Harassment

  • How healthy is your relationship?

  • Balancing You, Me and Us.

Bullying Workshop *

Short presentation (up to 90 minutes) regarding bullying and Cyber-bullying that allows participants (aged 12+) to understand their rights and understand the consequences of bullying. Provides participants with ways to identify and appropriately address bullying.

 

 

Anger Management *

This program (7 sessions) is designed to be delivered to anyone (whether or not they identify as having an anger management issue). It assists participants how to deal effectively with their emotions (anger) and recognise what can make them angry. This program can be delivered in a group setting or individually. Subjects covered in this program include:

  1. Causes of Anger

  2. Triggers

  3. Healthy vs Unhealthy Anger

  4. Dysfunctional Thoughts

  5. Dealing with another Person’s Anger

  6. Develop an Anger Management Plan

Love Bites *

Extremely successful domestic and family violence and sexual assault prevention program. It is based on the best practice standards for educational programs. It can be delivered within a school-based or community-based environment. (Age 15 and above).

 

Love Bites Junior *

Love Bites Junior is a respectful relationship program designed for young people (11-14 years old)

Employment Skills (Job Ready Workshops) *

Delivered to clients who are unable to access Transitional To Work or Job active. This program includes resume and cover letter writing, Interview preparation and techniques and other vocational skills as required by the client.

* - These programs provided on demand - See Events Page for current program dates or call 3818 1050, if you would like to book one of these programs in your school or community.

 

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Goodna QLD 4300

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Goodna QLD 4300

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Phone 1800 55 1800

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