Youth services ACT & surrounds

Youth Services ACT & surrounds

Young people participating in a fun activity during a camp.
A teacher explaining a task to a class of migrant and refugee children.

Migrant and Refugee Program

We support children from a migrant or refugee background to feel connected, safe, valued and empowered.

A group of children and young people having fun in Zorb balls (giant plastic balls which people can stand in).

St Nick's Young Carers Program

The St Nicholas’ Young Carers Program aims to provide a place of belonging for young people (aged 9-17 years) who have a caring role in their family, offering a place to connect with others who share relatable life experiences and engage with positive adult role models.

Soccer darts being played by young children and cheering.

St Joe's Youth Program

The St Joseph the Carpenter Youth Program offers respite and recreation for children (aged 6 - 12 years) whose childhood is impacted by circumstances beyond their control.

A group of volunteers and children going to a water park.

VINES Youth Program

The VINES program offers a strong network of support for young people aged between 13 and 15 years.

Primary School students visiting and learning about the Night Patrol team near the van.

Mini Vinnies

Mini Vinnies empowers primary school students to become advocates within their school and local community by putting Vinnies Values into action. They meet regularly to learn about social justice issues, develop leadership skills and engage with the local community.