ICYS Ipswich Community Youth Service

17 Thorn Street
Ipswich QLD  4305

Phone: 0738121050

ICYS Ipswich Community Youth Service

ICYS provides a range of services in the Ipswich and surrounding community, including:
•Housing assistance to young people aged 12-25 years
•Accommodation for young parents aged 16-25 years with children
•Engagement support for young people aged 12-17 years at risk of disengaging (and newly disengaged) from education
•Employment and training support for young people aged 15-19 years with an intellectual disability
•Information, advice and referral to any young person, family member, carer, service provider to assist young people to access support
•School Holiday activities for young people aged 12-17 years
•Weekly breakfasts targeted at young people in need
•A weekly playgroup for young parents aged 14-24 years
•Peer groups and diversionary activities
•An annual Conference for 500 young people to explore post-school options with the aim of maintaining school attendance
•Collaboratively coordinate annual events such as
•Ipswich Day For Daniel Walk
•Child Protection Week activities such as the upcoming community Gala Ball to be held on Friday 7th September, community symposiums and cinema advertising raising awareness of the safety of children and young people
•Youth Homelessness Matters Day movie night
•QT Christmas hamper appeal
•Produce and distribute resources such as our “Rant Free Renting: a young person’s guide to renting a home” booklet
•Collaboratively work with other community services and government organisations to meet the needs of the Ipswich community e.g. assisting with bringing the national Generation Next Forum to Ipswich and ICYS is one of the key organisations chosen to establish the Ipswich youth mental health ‘headspace’ centre due to open early 2013
•And more!

ICYS is a not for profit org supporting at risk children, young people and their families in Ipswich, Somerset, Lockyer Valley, Scenic Rim & Brisbane West.

ICYS aspires to promote the participation and empowerment of young people and their families, utilising the principles of social justice, by providing accessible and creative services in their local community.

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Founded: 1983

Categories: Counseling & Mental Health, Sports & Recreation, Youth Organization

Hours

Mon: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm



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