YSAS provides a range of programs and services for young people aged 12 to 21 years who are experiencing significant problems related to their alcohol or drug use.

These programs are free, confidential and voluntary. 

YSAS recognises that young people may experience a number of problems simultaneously. Youth alcohol and other drug workers are trained and experienced in dealing with a range of complex problems including alcohol and drugs, legal matters, primary and mental health, homelessness, sexual abuse and family breakdown

YSAS Day Programs

Day activities and life skills programs in Dandenong and Abbotsford are available to assist young people who are experiencing significant problems with their alcohol and/or other drug use.  

“They want to help you be who you want to be...
YSAS Abbotsford Day Program

Providing a range of services and support to improve your health and wellbeing...

“It gave me the confidence to get organised and get things...
YSAS Dandenong Day Program: REVAL

At the REVAL Day Program we support you in developing social, emotional and intellectual...

YSAS Community Programs

YSAS Community Programs (based on a youth outreach model) are located across six sites spanning Melbourne and regional Victoria. This gives YSAS alcohol and other drug workers the mobility to meet young people on their own terms in the communities where they live.

The community programs connect young people with other YSAS services and a range of specialist youth services external to YSAS.

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YSAS Bendigo

For young people living in the City of Greater Bendigo and the Shire of Loddon...

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YSAS Box Hill

Providing services to young people living in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne...

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YSAS Abbotsford

Provides services to young people living in the City of Melbourne and the whole of the...

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YSAS Collingwood

Providing support to young people in the City of Melbourne and the inner north and west...

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YSAS Dandenong

Proving services to young people in the Dandenong and South Eastern Region...

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YSAS Frankston

Providing support to young people in the City of Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula Shire...

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YSAS Inner Gippsland

Located in Morwell, it provides support to young people in the Sth Eastern Victoria area...

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YSAS Sunshine

Providing services to young people living in the western suburbs of Melbourne...

YSAS Residential Services

YSAS provides community based and statewide Residential Services to young people in metropolitan and regional Victoria. 

YSAS can provide access to Home Based Withdrawal, for people undergoing withdrawal while remaining in the community, or Residential Withdrawal through one of YSAS’s supportive, home-like environments.

In addition, YSAS has a Residential Rehabilitation Programs for young people aged 16 to 20 years

“They give you a helping hand and those guiding foces to push...
YSAS Fitzroy Residential Withdrawal

A youth friendly opportunity for withdrawal or respite from alcohol and drugs...

“They help me think of strategies when I was sad and broken...
YSAS Glen Iris Residential Withdrawal

A youth friendly opportunity for withdrawal or respite from alcohol and drugs...

“They will support you, they will help you, they will find...
YSAS Geelong Residential Withdrawal

A youth friendly opportunity for withdrawal or respite from alcohol and drugs...

“It is hard, you do go through struggle but it's all about...
YSAS Birribi Residential Rehabilitation

A dedicated Youth Residential Rehabilitation Program...

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YSAS Home-Based Withdrawal

Support young people who wish to undergo alcohol and/or other drug withdrawal while remaining in the...

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YSAS Wilum Supported Accomodation

For young people who are in need of accommodation and wish to remain remain drug free...

YSAS Specialist Programs + Services

YSAS operates a number of Specialist Programs that provide specialist alcohol and drug interventions for young people who are experiencing significant problems with their alcohol and/or other drug use.  

These programs are co-located with YSAS Community Teams and work closely with the staff of those programs as well as with other community agencies and specialist youth services.

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YSAS ADVENTURE PROGRAM

YSAS Adventure programs are designed to help young people learn all the necessary skills for the...

“YHaRS harnesses the combined expertise and experience of the...
Youth Health and Rehabilitation Service (YHaRS)

YHaRS harnesses the combined expertise and experience of the three organisations

“It got me speaking to others in the community, others who...
YSAS Queer Youth Withdrawal Program

Drug and Alcohol support for Victoria’s GLBTQI youth...

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YSAS REVAL INK

Reval Ink is a graphic design and garmet printing program for young people...

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YSAS Youth Outreach

Our outreach teams work in places and spaces where young people congregate and feel safe...

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YSAS Support for Young Parents

Supporting young people who are pregnant or raising children...

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YSAS Reconnect Family Support

Improving the connections that young people have with their family...

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Alcohol + Drug Youth Consultant (ADY-C)

Support services for young people in residential out of home care and adolescent community placement

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YSAS Primary Health Services

YSAS offers a range of primary health services, including access to nurses and GPs...

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headspace

YSAS is the lead agency for headspace Frankston and headspace Collingwood...

Youth Support Service (YSS)

The Youth Support Service (YSS) is a new service designed to intervene early and divert young people away from the youth justice system by addressing the underlying causes of offending and risk taking behaviour. The target group for the YSS is young people aged from 10 to 17 years who are at risk of becoming involved in, or are in the early stages of involvement with youth justice.

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Youth Support Service (YSS)

Support young people aged 10-17 who have had recent contact with police and who may be...