Youth

Last updated: 15/12/2015 10:07 PM
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​The Department of Local Government and Communities partners with the community services sector to provide activities and programs that help improve the lives of young West Australians aged 12 to 25 years. Young people are supported and encouraged to participate in community life through funding to services that provide sustainable, structured, long-term youth development programs and activities, and assist young people to cope with challenges and the transition to adulthood.

Major funded services

  •  Youth Focus - works with young people aged 12 to 25 years to help them overcome issues such as depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts by offering free counselling and other mental health services.