EastCare Leaving Care/Post Care

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    About This Service

    This program provides assistance and support to young peope aged 16-21 years who are exiting/or who have exited the care system by assisting in the development of life skills, providing links to education and training options and aiding in the prevention of homelessness.

      • Service Provider

        SalvoCare Eastern

      • Service Name

        EastCare Leaving Care/Post Care

      • Service Address

        31-33 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill, 3128

      • Phone

        (03) 9890 7144

      • Fax

        (03) 9890 4385

      • Email

        sue.scott@aus.salvationarmy.org

      • Service Area

        Knox, Maroondah, Yarra Ranges, Valley, Hills, Urban

      • Service Hours

        Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

      • Age Group

        16 - 21

      • Interpreters

        Yes

      • Service Type

        INDIVIDUAL

      • Service For

        Young people who are exiting the care system

      • Languages (other than English)

        English

      • Disability Access

        No

      • Drop In Service

        No

      • Outreach

        Yes

      • Outpost

        No

      • Costs

        Free

      • Public Transport Information

        Box Hill train and bus

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      • Participation Length

        Up to 2 years

      • Participation Type

        Voluntary

      • Secondary Consult

        Yes

      • Staff Profile

        2

      • Specific Exclusions

        Need to be young people leaving the Child Protection care system

      • Funding Limit?

        Ongoing

      • Who Can Refer

        Self referral, Other service

      • Point of Intake

        Child protection if still on an order. Self agency/referral if order has expired.

      • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

        Need to be young people leaving the Child Protection care system

      • E-Referral Option

        No


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