Located in northern suburbs, TINOCA is able to support six young people at any given time, with residents being able to stay anywhere from one night up to three months depending on their situation.
During their stay young people are provided with all the essentials such as nutritious meals, warm showers and toiletries. A Youth Worker is also on-site at all times to provide residents with support in a variety of areas such as;
-Developing independent living skills such as cooking, cleaning and budgeting
-Accessing education or employment
-Achieving family reunification (where appropriate)
-Developing a plan for securing longer term accommodation, and
-Accessing other support services e.g. mental health.
A Drug Education and Support Worker is also located onsite to help young people address any drug and alcohol misuse.
Referrals are accepted 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Please call 9307 4520.
Any referrals from a third party must be made with consent from the young person.
Suitable for age groups 15 - 19 years
This Service Offers:
Open 24 Hours
The Nest: Supporting Young Parents
Housing Support: Corrective Services
Youth Futures Community School Midland
If you or someone else is in immediate danger, please phone 000
If you are experiencing mental or emotional distress please phone Lifeline on 13 11 14