Resources for Youth Workers

Housing and Homelessness resources

QYHC resources

» Right at Home a booklet for young people explaining the different types of housing - cost $2.20 inc GST you can order by contacting us on admin@qyhc.org.au or going to our products page.

» Out on your Own kit a resource developed for teachers and youth workers exploring living skill issues in the private rental market.

» A Community Placement Toolkit – a early intervention response to student homelessness in a CD Rom format.

To order or for more information about our resources please contact us at: admin@qyhc.org.au

Homelessness Clearinghouse

The Homelessness Information Clearinghouse is an online tool designed to help tackle homelessness in Australia. Too many of us that work in the homelessness sector work alone, this site is available to share resources, ideas and information.

To access the clearinghouse go to: www.homelessnessinfo.net.au

Health resources

There are interesting websites for youth workers who are looking for resources in working with young people around sexual health issues.  These include:

Sex Fu Challenge

www.sexualityandu.ca/multimedia/games/sexfu/index_e.asp

Free, downloadable pdf of Adolescent Sexual Health games from around the world:

www.path.org/publications/details.php?i=676

Dovetail - an initiative supporting youth and drug and alcohol services working together in Queensland.

www.dovetail.org.au

Alocohol and Drug Foundation:Guide to developing and reviewing ATOD resources for young people.

www.druginfo.adf.org.au

'Closing the Gap'

Closing the Gap Clearinghouse

Clearinghouse for evidence-based research on overcoming disadvantage for Indigenous Australians

The Clearinghouse provides access to a collection of quality information on what works to overcome Indigenous disadvantage. This will provide policy makers and program managers with an evidence base for achieving the Closing the Gap targets and related Indigenous reforms. Indigenous Australians will benefit through the delivery of policies and services which address Indigenous disadvantage more effectively.

www.aihw.gov.au/closingthegap

Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Human Service Coalition

Queensland's largest network of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community controlled human service providers.

www.qatsihsc.org.au/

Domestic and family violence

National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line

1800 RESPECT (1800 737 732)

Workers and counsellors in isolated and remote areas who work with victims of physical or sexual violence can also call 1800 RESPECT to access clinical supervision, advice and debriefing services.

General Youth Work

Australian Clearinghouse for Youth Studies

ACYS provides support youth organisations, youth workers, youth researchers and young people themselves, as well as policymakers, researchers and practitioners in other sectors working with youth.

The clearinghouse focuses on information about early adolescence to the early adult years (12 to 25 years).

www.acys.info/_nocache

BUST OUT YOUTH: Moreton Bay Region

The BUSTOUT website is for young people and youth services in the Moreton Bay region and was developed to better link young people and parents to the hundreds of support mechanisms available to them. The site also helps to resource workers who support young people and parents, so that they are aware of the supports available. Click on the artwork below to access the site.

Bust Out

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