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Residential Out of Home Care

YCSS Residential Care provides trauma informed out of home care to individuals, co-tenancy arrangements or small group care specialising in sibling groups.  Our residential Care Teams are experienced and qualified Care Facilitators who deliver direct care at a premises leased or owned for the purpose of caring primarily for children…

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KKAT Intensive Family Support

Through our KKAT (Keeping Kids at Home) Program, YCSS work intensively alongside families to identify areas of need and develop strategies and supportive tools to restore families in crisis, or prevent further intervention from Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services.
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What We Do

YCSS, Child, Youth and Family Intervention Service provide a suite of specialist residential care and prevention and early intervention services to families and young people with high to complex support needs. We provide children and young people who are in the care of the Department of Communities, Child Safety & Disability Services with a positive home environment within a residential setting, as well as supporting family preservation to stop children entering the care system.

Employment

Employment

“Contributing positively to a young person’s life makes a world of difference because you are both the teacher and the student. You grow and learn so much in this line of work and it is literally life changing. I am forever grateful for my amazing experiences in youth work. Just keep learning and pushing forward.”
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Professional Practice

Professional Practice

YCSS professional practices are delivered from a therapeutic approach using our Trauma Informed Framework. The YCSS Trauma Informed Framework was developed from the incorporation of a number of therapeutic models and is a dynamic and innovative model that incorporates 5 phases of trauma informed practice, including prevention and early intervention.
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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

YCSS has developed a Strategic Plan 2016- 2020 that is comprehensive and ambitious. Our strategic priorities are Early Intervention and Care Management, Professional Practice and Organisational Sustainability and Development.
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Development Frontiers

Development Frontiers

Training and Development At YCSS we are committed to empowering our staff by investing in their professional development.  We are continually making the effort to provide our team members with…

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Yulaunga Traditional Indigenous Games Event

Yulaunga Traditional Indigenous Games Event

YCSS recently organised a Yulaunga Traditional Indigenous Games event, where young people from within the community could participate in a cultural sporting experiance. Yulanga Games are a selection of games…

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