Youth Services

FLO Connect

FLOConnect is a Reengagement Centre situated at 78 Pine Avenue Mildura, funded by Mildura Rural City Council and the Victorian Department of Education. It is a key strategy of “Unlocking Sunraysia’s Potential”.

FLOConnect brings together a highly skilled team of educators, case managers and other professionals to work with disengaged and vulnerable young people to provide reengagement pathways to education, training and/or employment. FLO stands for Flexible Learning Options and the implementation of FLO Programs in the Northern Mallee is making a difference to the education options for vulnerable young people.

For more at www.floconnect.edu.au.

School Focused Youth Service

The School Focused Youth Service (SFYS) aims to assist schools in supporting at-risk young people who require prevention or early intervention strategies to assist their learning, development, health and wellbeing.

The Service can assist to:

  • create partnerships and pathways between schools and community organisations to support at risk young people.
  • coordinate the provision of community based services in partnership with schools and community agencies to support schools in planning and delivering targeted activities.

For more information about the SFYS please contact Council's School Focused Youth Service Officer on (03) 5018 8282.

Navigator Pilot Program

Mildura Rural City Council, in partnership with Northern Mallee Local Learning and Employment Network (NMLLEN), is delivering the Navigator Program in the northern Mallee.

The Navigator Program aims to re-engage as many young Victorians back into school as possible and is a key initiative of the Department of Education Victoria “Education State”.

Navigator case managers provide direct support to disengaged young people aged 12 to 17 years to help them overcome barriers and successfully re-engage with an education or training pathway.

Navigator case managers are based at 78 Pine Avenue Mildura.

For more information about Navigator please contact Council’s Youth Engagement Services Coordinator on (03) 5018 8284.

Youth Providers Network

The Youth Services Providers Network is a network of youth service providers, local government, government agencies, educational institutions and those interested in youth affairs within the Mildura Rural City Council municipality. Network meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 2pm to 3pm.

For more information about the YSPN please contact Council's Youth Engagement Services Coordinator on (03) 5018 8284.