A crime prevention partnership project lead by The Youth Junction Inc. and involving a diverse range of partner providers.
The program operates under a case management framework and focuses on early intervention and prevention of at risk and criminal activity in young people aged between 12–25 years who live in the Brimbank municipality.
- Aged between 12-25
- Residing within the municipality of Brimbank
- Must either be referred by, or have involvement with Criminal Justice Agencies such as the Magistrates or Children’s Courts, Corrections, Youth Justice, Prison/detention, Police interactions etc. However, the young person can be referred by non-statutory services such as lawyers, schools and community services, they only need to also have involvement with one or more Criminal Justice Agencies.
- There must be an emergency contact for the young person who will be responsive to YUP staff in order to promote positive engagement.