Youth Outreach Recovery Support (YORS)
YORS is provided Victoria-wide by ACSO, Cohealth, EACH, Mind Australia, Neami National, Uniting, Wellways Australia.
Youth Outreach Recovery Support (YORS) is a welcoming and inclusive new service for people between 16-25 years of age living in Victoria who have been experiencing mental health issues for six months or more.
We work with you to understand what matters, what will help and how to build the skills to make a meaningful life.
Together, either face-to-face or over the phone, we offer support in all the areas that help to improve your mental health and wellbeing like:
- social relationships and connecting with other people
- physical health
- substance use
- vocational training and employment
- housing and other needs.
Accessing Youth Outreach Recovery Support
To be eligible for the service, you need to be between16 and 25 and:
- live in Victoria
- experiencing mental health challenges
- your usual coping strategies are not working
- noticing signs of anxiety, depression or stress that have lasted more than a few weeks.
Referrals are welcome from young people to self-refer, or with consent from referrers such as carers, schools, youth services, GPs, PARCS, or other services.
The MHCSS Intake Services will allocate referrals to the closest YORS provider (there is one per area): ACSO, Cohealth, EACH, Mind Australia, Neami National, Uniting, Wellways Australia.
Contact the relevant MHCSS intake via phone or email, to find out more or make a referral.
North-West, Inner, Bayside Metro
1300 379 462
North, East, South-East Metro
1300 003 224
All regional areas
1300 022 760