Young people who live in and around Elizabeth, Gawler and Nuriootpa can take advantage of our Outer North Youth Homelessness service based in Elizabeth and with an outreach office based in Nuriootpa.

Outer North Youth Homelessness Service provides services to young people aged 15 and up to 25 years of age who are at risk of homelessness or who are homeless.  Our Case Managers work with the young people and provide support for all areas of their life that which may include independent living skills, navigating housing options, connecting to education, health matters, assistance to gain belongings, and linking in with other community services in the local area.

Carlow Place is a residential facility that offers a home like environment with 24/7 on site supported accommodation provided.  Youth Workers provide a safe caring environment and work on the needs of the young people from a plan developed with the young person and youth workers.  Youth Case Worker monitor and maintains the young person’s wellbeing, creating a safe place to come home to, guides the interactions and rapport with other young people to build trusting relationships.

Program details

Who: Young people aged between 15 and 25 years who are receiving an independent Centerlink income and who are at risk of becoming homeless or who are homeless.  Carlow Place accept referrals for young people aged between 15 and 17 years of age and can be in the process of applying for Centrelink.

How: Young people can get in touch with us themselves or can be referred from other services.  Please call (08) 8252 2311 or drop in and see us between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday and ask for the Intake Worker.

Other Help:  Trace-A-Place 1300 306 046 or The Homelessness Gateway afterhours on 1800 003 308.

Where: Elizabeth, Gawler and Nuriootpa

Contact: The team is based at 34 Yorktown Road, Elizabeth Park – (08) 8252 2311 or elizabeth@centacare.org.au

Location: 34 Yorktown Road Elizabeth Park and 26 Second Street Nuriootpa or email elizabeth@centacare.org.au

 

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