Youth Support Services

Do you know a young person aged 10 -18 years who could use some extra support or someone to talk with? Find out what the City has to offer.

 Youth Outreach Workers

The Cockburn Youth Services receives funding from the Department of Communities Child Protection and Family Support to fund two fulltime Outreach Worker to support young people in Cockburn who need that extra hand and provide a case management role. Case management is a collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation, care, evaluation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual and family needs.

From there the support worker encourages the young person to talk about issues they are facing including:
  • Family conflict
  • Difficulties at school
  • Accommodation
  • Relationships
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Sexual health
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Training
  • Other related issues.

How do I access an Outreach Worker?

If you have a young person who could benefit from the support of one of our Outreach Workers, you can refer them to our service either by speaking to a Cockburn Youth Services staff member or by completing a referral form. You can find the referral form below. 

This service is free to access and offered to all young people who:
  • Live, study or work in the City of Cockburn / Fremantle area, and
  • Aged 10 to 18 years.

Outreach Referral Form

Document name Downloadable files
Cockburn Youth Services Outreach Referral Form 2020 PDF document

 Youth Justice Mentoring

Youth Justice Mentoring is a program that provides personalised support to young people aged 10–18 who are living in the south-west metropolitan corridor and have been referred by the Department of Youth Justice.

Mentors focus on supporting young people with life skills, health and wellbeing and personal development, including:
  • Effective communication
  • Conflict resolution and interpersonal skills
  • Accessing community sport, health and wellness programs
  • Budgeting
  • Learning how to drive
  • Navigating government departments and attending appointments.
The mentor works closely with an Aboriginal Cultural Advisor to ensure the support is culturally appropriate and secure. The State Government provides funding for the outreach and mentoring program.

 More information and contact

For more information about support services for young people please contact the Senior Youth Outreach Worker on 08 9411 3880 or at
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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.