The Youth Junction Inc. manage the Visy Cares Hub in Sunshine, Victoria, which offers a diverse and specialised range of youth services to young people aged 12-25yrs.
The Visy Cares Hub
The Visy Cares Hub is the largest co-located youth services
Youth Community & Law Program (YCLP)
The Youth Community and Law Program
o Reduced risk of reoffending
The YCLP reduces the risk of reoffending in two ways. First, the program helps young adults to address the root causes of their problems. Second, the program
o Gives magistrates more latitude in sentencing
Recent legislative changes have affected magistrates’ ability to sentence individuals found guilty in their courts. The YCLP allows individuals to demonstrate tangible outcomes, including engagement with support services, giving magistrates confidence when determining an appropriate sentence.
o Responds to the Government priorities principles of government reform
The initiative responds to several Government policies and key areas of government reform:
- Intervene early to reduce recidivism rates and the prison population
- Better coordinate service provision to Victorian citizens
- Provide public servants with the tools they need to do their jobs
o Economic benefit
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Crime Choices and Consequences (CCCP)
The Crime, Choices and Consequences Program (CCCP) is a pre-sentence program developed in 2010 for young adults aged 18-25 years who have been referred by the Sunshine and Werribee Magistrates Court to the Prevent Alcohol and Risk-related Trauma in Youth ( P.A.R.T.Y) Intervention Program. The program is provided by The Youth Junction Inc. (TYJinc.) in partnership with the Magistrates Court of Sunshine, Werribee and Broadmeadows, the Royal Melbourne Hospital (RMH), VicPol and the Judy Lazarus Transition Centre (JLTC).
There are three primary components to the CCCP; a pre-PARTY session of presentations to groups of 40 participants by VicPol, TYJinc and JLTC around the consequences of reoffending and life in prison; a full one day workshop at the Royal Melbourne Hospital where participants have the opportunity to meet victims of road traffic
Youth Umbrella Project 1800 INTAKE (468253)
The Youth Umbrella Project addresses recidivism and offending
North-West – Youth Learning Pathways Program (NW-YLP)
The NW-YLP is a Department of Education and Training funded project awarded to the north-west consortium of
Countering Anger and Learning Moderation (CALM)
CALM is a 6-12 week Program that focuses on the following areas:
- Developing clear understating of personal issues
- Developing effective coping strategies
- Developing awareness
aroundconsequences and impacts of actions on the self and others
- Developing positive interpersonal relationships
- Developing and understanding the importance of self-care strategies
To be eligible to participate in the CALM Program you must be aged between 16-25 years of age, and be experiencing difficulty managing anger and aggressive behaviors and thoughts.
Regular 1 hour sessions with our experienced anger management facilitator developing personalized anger management strategies to deal with each
In the absence of YUP, young people are likely to continue to experience vulnerabilities and a range of disadvantages that place them at significant risk. Many of the young people are disengaged from education, employment