Youth Projects

Youth Projects was founded in 1984 and has been a service partner of CoAct since 2002.

Youth Projects

Youth Projects is an independent, registered charity that provides front line support to young people and individuals experiencing disadvantage, unemployment, homelessness, alcohol and other drug issues. Founded in 1984, their mission is to provide high-impact support, without judgement, full stop. View all site locations.

With a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team, they provide a complete wrap-around, judgement-free service with a strong focus on respect, client-centred care and harm prevention. Their services and initiatives include: 

  • Social Traders-certified Social enterprise – The Little Social 
  • Outreach and counselling including mental health counselling, youth AOD counselling and youth outreach 
  • Health services including night nurses outreach, women’s lounge, The Living Room and Melbourne street outreach  
  • Drug safety and harm prevention programs 

The impact they seek enables each person to lead longer lives, have improved health, meaningful employment and a greater sense of belonging, safety and security through a holistic model of care. 


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