Youth Services (Roebourne & Karratha)
Roebourne Youth Services provides a safe, comfortable and fun drop in Centre where children and young people (aged 5-18 years) can relax and participate in a range of activities and programs. Over 300 children and young people participate each week in after school and school holiday programs. Activities include music, movies, craft, sport and recreation, life skills development, health and well-being programs. Healthy meals and snacks are provided.
Opening times Monday/Tuesday 2:30pm – 8:30pm, Wednesday/Thursday/Friday 2:30pm – 6:00pm.
Located at 2 Sholl Street, Roebourne. Contact (08) 9182 1566 for further information.
Karratha Youth Services provide outreach programs and individual case management to strengthen the roles of young people (aged 12-18 years) through the development of life skills and experience. KYS partners with other agencies to deliver activities and outcomes at a co-located youth space operated by the City of Karratha three evenings a week and during school holidays. Transport and meals/snacks are supplied to young people participating in the programs.
Opening times are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm with programs running several evenings a week.
Contact 0437 616 022 for further information.
Both services partner and work with other government and non-government agencies to support and provide quality services and positive life outcomes for children and young people who are at risk and/or disadvantaged in the West Pilbara.
The Service provides holistic support services to families through a range of workshops and community opportunities to assist them to develop life skills, reduce social isolation and provide practical assistance and referral to other services when required. Practical support includes attending meetings with clients, letter writing, advocacy, literacy numeracy programs and emergency relief. Workshops provide crèche facilities and focus on life skills, craft work and parenting programs eg: cooking, storytelling, fun play with children.
Located at 2 Sholl Street, Roebourne. Call (08) 9182 1120
This service provides counselling and healing support to children, young people (aged 5 – 18 years) and their families primarily affected by childhood sexual abuse in Roebourne and surrounding areas. The service offers a range of artistic therapies and other forms of counselling to assist children, young people and their families to process traumatic experiences, resolve conflict, manage behaviour and develop healthy coping skills.
Referrals are required and the service is confidential. Located at 2 Sholl street, Roebourne. Please call (08) 9182 1566.