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About This Service

HYPA, standing for Helping Young People Achieve, provides a wide range of support to young people to find and harness their talent for a positive future. It has supported many thousands of young people since its inception in September 1958, helping them to access and maintain safe and appropriate accommodation, to reconnect with family, school, employment and the community.

Many of the young people we support have experienced trauma in their lives and need extensive support. We recognize that despite their often chaotic life circumstances, the young people who come to HYPA are incredibly resilient. We believe every young person we help has the strength and capacity to bring about positive change and build a future beyond their present expectations.

    • Service Provider

      Centrelink

    • Service Name

      HYPA

    • Service Address

      Ringwood - 14/12 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood VIC 3134 Lilydale - Shop 3/5-7 Clarke Street, Lilydale 3140 Wantirna - Level 2, Suite J, 420 Burwood Hwy Wantirna South VIC 3152 Box Hill - Unit 8/26-28 Ellingworth Parade, Box Hill 3128 Heidelberg - Level 2, 104 Burgundy Street, Heidelberg 3084 Moonee Ponds - 720 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds 3039 Prahran - Level 3/Suite 1/159 High Street, Prahran VIC 3181

    • Phone

      0438 844 768

    • Email

      hypavic@hypa.net.au

    • Service Area

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

    • Service Hours

      9 am - 5pm, Monday to Friday

    • Age Group

      15 - 21

    • Service Type

      INDIVIDUAL

    • Website

      http://www.hypa.net.au

    • Languages (other than English)

      English

    • Drop In Service

      Yes

    • Outreach

      No

    • Outpost

      No

    • Costs

      Free

    • Public Transport Information

      All sites are easily accessible by public transport.

More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

    • Participation Length

      1 year

    • Participation Type

      Weekly face-to-face appointments to help the young person into work or further study.

    • Specific Exclusions

      Service only available to people aged 15 - 21 years old. Cannot be working more than 8 hours per week for the past 13 weeks. Cannot have attended education/be currently enrolled for the past 12 weeks.

    • Funding Limit?

      30/06/2019

    • Who Can Refer

      Anyone, if eligible can complete direct registration in our office.

    • Emergency Referral and Intake Process

      Service only available to people aged 15 - 21 years old. Cannot be working more than 8 hours per week for the past 13 weeks. Cannot have attended education/be currently enrolled for the past 12 weeks.