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Support for Young People

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Communities Support

ACCESS Community Services

Access Community Services Limited works towards a cohesive community where everyone is valued and can fully participate in the social and economic life of the community. Access works with culturally and linguistically divers communities, migrants and refugees to provide settlement services, employment and training, housing and youth support.

Find out more at Access.

MultiLink Community Services

MultiLink focusses on migrant, culturally and linguistically diverse communities and offers services for newly arrived youth including housing, employment, education, health and more.

Find out more information at MultiLink

QPASTT

QPASST is the Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma. QPASTT offers support and information including counselling, outreach, children and youth programs, school holidays programs and more.

Find out more information at QPASTT

For more information including other support services, translating and interpreting services, resources in languages other than English and Cultural events visit our Cultural Diversity webpage or visit the Community Directory

Disability Support

For information and support please visit our People Living with Disability page.

This page offers information on programs and services, disability parking in Logan, NDIS, getting out and about, and much more.

For more support services, visit the Logan Community Directory.

Drug and Alcohol Support

Street University

The Street University provides various community based services and interactive spaces for people aged 12 – 25, including free drug and alcohol counselling.

For more information, call 1800 753 300

Lives Lived Well

Lives Lived Well offers programs delivering services to individuals and significant others who experience difficulties arising from drug and alcohol use and/or mental health issues, including counselling, family information and referral, court diversion program, rehabilitation and education.

Find out more information at Lives Lived Well

For more support services, visit the Logan Community Directory.

Homelessness or at risk of homelessness support

The Logan Street Services Guide is a community resource to help you find practical information and useful services in the Logan area if you have nowhere to live or you are at risk of losing your home.

Download a copy of the Logan Street Service Guide or visit our Community Resources page.

For more support services, visit the Logan Community Directory.

LGBTI Support

Find resources, services and support for young people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or intersex or those exploring their sexuality or gender identity.

True colours

True Colours is a support network which aims to increase young people’s sense of community and belonging by allowing a safe space to explore identity, sexuality, preferences, feelings, beliefs, relationships and connections with others and society.

For further information please Contact Senior Constable Luke Turner via email on lgbtiprogam.logan@police.qld.gov.au or alternatively contact can be made via email to the True Colours Coordinator on truecolours@pcyc.org.au

Diverse voices

Diverse Voices is a peer to peer telephone and internet counselling service which operates from 3pm to midnight seven days a week.

To connect with Diverse Voices call 1800 184 527 or visit diversevoices.org.au

QLife

QLife is a counselling and referral service for people who identify as LGBTI. QLife offers intervention, peer supported telephone and online chat services to people of all ages across the full breadth of people’s bodies, genders, relationships, sexualities and lived experiences.

To connect with QLife call 1800 184 527 or visit qlife.org.au

National LGBTI Health Alliance

The National LGBTI Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals. The Alliance provides health-related programs, services and research focused on LGBTI and other sexuality, gender, and bodily diverse people and communities.

For more information, visit lgbtihealth.org.au.

Wingmen

Wingmen supports gay men to feel confident about helping each other in tough times. This online toolkit contains expert advice, resources and an online network of support for gay men who are worried their partner or friend may have anxiety, depression or be suicidal.

Want to become a wingman? visit out www.wingmen.org.au

For more support services, visit the Logan Community Directory.

Mental Health Support

headspace Meadowbrook

If you are having a tough time headspace  Meadowbrook can help. headspace Meadowbrook's primary focus is the wellbeing of young people in the region and they understand that getting help early is important in resolving problems effectively.

For more information, or to cotact headspace Meadowbrook, visit their website, call 3804 4200 or drop into 260 Loganlea Road, Meadowbrook.

Beyond Blue

Youth beyondblue provides information and support for young people in Australia on topics such as stress, anxiety, depression, bullying, suicide prevention, early parenthood and much more. For 24hour telephone support, call 1300 22 4636. For online chat support, resources or more information visit https://www.youthbeyondblue.com/ .

ARAFMI Mental Health Carers

Arafmi Support Groups are for people who care for, or about, someone with a mental health issue. Arafmi Logan Support Group meets on the second wednesday of each month at Logan Central Library. Arafmi also offers a 24 hour telephone support service on 1800 35 1881.

For more information, visit http://www.arafmiqld.org.

Child and Youth Mental Health Services (Metro South)

Metro South provides a comprehensive response to the varying needs of infants, children and young people with mental health problems or mental disorders and their families/carers in the community.

Contact Metro South Logan Central Community Mental Health Centreor call 1300 64 22 55 for more information.

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline offers support and information on the things that matter to you. You can reach out and talk with them for FREE about good things and tough stuff, exciting times or about something that’s bringing you down. There’s heaps of great tips & info for you and remember, you're always welcome to talk with them. 24/7. 365 Days. Online or on 1800 55 1800.

For more support services, visit the Logan Community Directory.

Mentoring Services

M-Yes

M-Yes provides one-on-one mentoring for disadvantaged and vulnerable youth, aged 14 – 24, for twelve months. The M-Yes program is designed to motivate, empower and support the youth of today to make positive life choices in order to overcome adversity and lead them on the road to achieving their aspirations and leading successful lives.

To find out more information or to become a mentee, visit the M-Yes website

MANA Mentoring

MANA Mentoring is a mulitcultural non-profit organisation that seek to foster strengths, abilities and options of youth for positive engagement in the community. We run various programs that engage young people and their families in the activities they love doing eg, sports, education, culture and creative arts.

For more information on their mentoring programs and activities, visit MANA Mentoring

Young Parents Support

Bump Program

Raise Foundation’s Bump mentoring program is for young pregnant and parenting girls under 23 years of age. Bump is a fun way for the girls to meet other young mums, as well as have some much needed “me” time. Bump includes weekly mentoring and workshops which run in line with Terms 2 and Term 3 of the school calendar in Woodridge.

If you would like more information, please email Veronica Lister , visit the website, or complete a Bump Application Form and send it in to info@raise.org.au.

Mabel Early Learning

Mabel Early Learning program fosters a supportive environment and provides access to on-site child minding and case management for pregnant or parenting students to assist them with the completion of their education.

If you're pregnant or parenting and are also a Mabel Park High School student under 18 years of age, you can contact the Mabel Early Learning program or be referred by a community agency or school.

If you would like to find out more, please call 1300 865 302 or visit the website.

Wesley Mission

Wesley Mission offers a range of young parents support services including the PeeWees free supported playgroups, ParentsNext program, Eagleby Family Centre, youth and parenting support programs and much more.

For more information visit Wesley Mission or call 1300 865 302.

Immunisation

Logan City Council offers free immunisation clinics within the community. Immunisation is a simple, safe and effective way of protecting against harmful diseases. For more information on free immunisation locations and times, visit the Immunisation webpage.

Maternity and Child Health Hubs

Metro South Health is introducing a new community-based model of maternity care to improve health and social outcomes for women and their babies in the Logan community. The Logan Maternity and Child Health Hubs will provide woman-centred, family-focused and culturally safe health care which has been developed by the community, for the community.

For more information and to find hub locations, visit the website.

Other Youth Services

YFS

YFS YouthLink program works specifically with young people aged 12 to 18 who are finding life a bit out of control. YouthLink provides practical help tailored to each young person's needs and goals.

Find more information at YFS YouthLink

Lutheran Services

The Lutheran Services team understands that life is never black and white, and that everyone’s situation is different. While things can seem complicated, there is always a way forward. Lutheran Services offers support for homeless or at risk of homelessness, in an unstable family situation, living with mental illness or a disability and more.

Find more information at Lutheran Services

Wesley Mission

Wesley Mission offer support and information in a range of areas including mental health, housing, young parents support and offer after school and holiday activities.

Find more information at Wesley Mission

Yourtown

Yourtown offers services, support and information on issues affecting the lives of young people, including; counselling, crisis care, education and training, employment, parenting help and more.

Find more information at yourtown

FSG Australia

FSG works with all young people. FSG offers housing support, peer and group support, social activities, work and learning opportunities and more.

Find out more information at FSG Australia

1800 RESPECT

1800 RESPECT is the national sexual assault and domestic violence counselling service. They offer online support and information, 24hr online chat, and a 24hr phone counselling service.

Find out more information at 1800 RESPECT https://www.1800respect.org.au/

For more support services, visit the Logan Community Directory.

Logan Community Directory

To find other youth services and programs in Logan, visit the Logan Community Directory and search the various categories available including youth services, youth information and counselling and much more.

If you cant find what you are looking for, get in touch on 3412 3412.