Family and youth support services

Sometimes families need some extra support so they can work towards a happier and healthier future. Our wide range of family and youth services are here to ensure that you can create a safe and secure home for you and your family.

Family services

Supporting children, young people and families.

We walk alongside families to help overcome issues and ensure a safe and stable home.

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Get in touch to find out how our family services can support you. 

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In March, the Carer Gateway team at Uniting organised a heartwarming writing competition for the dedicated unpaid carers within their program.

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Young Carer art competition.

To celebrate Carers Week this year, the Young Carer Team within Carer Gateway hosted a fun and heart-warming engagement activity for the young carers (aged 5-25) in their program.

"What inspires me? Nature! I’ve made a wreath out of vines and decorated it with colourful flowers. The beauty of nature makes me feel so happy, free and inspired."

This week, 15th – 21st October, marks the beginning of Carers Week. An annual campaign to raise awareness of, offer support to and bring to light the challenges faced by the 2.65 million Australians who provide care to family members or friends.

“My message to other young carers out there is despite the daily challenges and obstacles of life, never give up and trust the ones you love."

Prior to migrating to Australia, Jun worked for 20 years in the massage industry. Sadly, his qualifications were not recognised here, so he made the decision to begin the journey of re-training. With the support of the Uniting CESP Program, Jun commenced study in an Advanced Diploma with the Melbourne …
Josephine* and Steve* will be the first to tell you that life as a full-time carer is hard work. When they made the decision to grow their family back in 2000, neither could anticipate how drastically their lives as they knew it would change.