Need to have a chat? Maybe work on some issues that you’re dealing with? Contact our Youth Counselling Team for support today!
In a counselling session, you are in a safe place and have the opportunity to discuss your challenges in a confidential environment.
The Counselling Team provides FREE counselling sessions to young people in the Wyndham City Region.
We can come to your school, or you can meet us at one of our locations.
Need more info?
Give the Youth Counselling Team a call on 8734 1355, or speak to someone at school about accessing our service but if you’re in the area; pop in and say hi at one of our locations.
- Youth Services @ Youth Resource Centre – Hoppers Crossing
- Youth Services @ Manor Lakes
- Youth Services @ Point Cook
- Youth Services @ Tarneit
Youth Services Counselling
If you have a young person you are concerned about that you feel may benefit from counselling, please read further and contact us for more information. We are a generalist counselling service for young people and provide 10 sessions on a weekly or fortnightly basis for in the Wyndham municipality.
If you are feeling down, stressed, angry or confused; or have some troubles with friends or family, you can talk to one of our Youth Counsellor who can support you. So why is counselling helpful?
- You can be heard and supported without judgement
- You can talk to a professional in a safe environment
- You can talk about a range of options to help you overcome challenges
- You can introduce positive change into your environment
- It’s a free Service
Young people must meet the following criteria to access our Youth Counselling Services.
- Young people aged between 12-25
- Young people who live/work/study/recreate in Wyndham Region
- Young people who want counselling and are aware of referral
Please note: If a young person does not meet the above criteria or are not sure if they do, please call us so that we can assist.
Counselling sessions usually last from 45-60 minutes and are delivered in a safe confidential space at one of our centres or at school (If appropriate). Sessions are free and usually occur on a weekly or fortnightly basis.
Usually the young person and the counsellor meet in a private and comfortable environment, however others can get invited to sessions (such as parents or partners), if the young person agrees to do so.
Counselling sessions are available Monday to Friday between 9am and 6pm
Below is our process of referral and counselling sessions
If you are not sure about the process of have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Youth Counselling Team at the Youth Resource Centre on 8734 1355.
Youth Support Services
The Youth Directory – Find the Right Service
If you require support services that are not on this list, visit the Youth Directory website. The Youth Directory provides young people, parents, carers and service and education providers with current information on a range of services available in the local government areas.
For further information, please contact the Youth Resource Centre on 8734 1355.
Personal Development Programs for Schools - EduGrams
EduGrams are educational programs for young people that have an emphasis on harm minimisation, psychoeducation and prevention.
The single session programs comprise of one 45- 60 minute interactive workshop with young people, whereas the multi-session programs are typically longer an involve more than one workshop.
These programs were designed or chosen by Wyndham City Council Youth Services in response to feedback from Wyndham school staff about current issues and trends in young people.
For more information and to apply, visit: https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/services/youth-services/services-program…
Family Information Sessions
Our Family Information Sessions provides information sessions on a range of topics which allows families to have a better understanding of children and young people and parenting skills in general. All sessions are available to Wyndham City Council residents, workers and students. Families with children of all ages are invited to attend any session, including Parents, grandparents and carers.
How to book
- Bookings are essential as there are limited places available for each session.
- Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the session to allow time to park and sign in.
For more details on Family Information Sessions, please contact the Youth Counselling Team on or email email@example.com
Join our Mailing List for Parents
If you would like to receive information on upcoming Family Information Sessions and other family events in Wyndham, you can join our Parent Mailing List. Contact the Wyndham City Council Youth Counselling Team on 8734 1355 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.