UnitingCare Wesley Country SA
is an agency of the
Uniting Church in Australia

Program Title: Reconnect

Aim & Service provided by the Program:
Opportunities, choices and support for young people and their families

A Youth Homelessness Early Intervention Program

Key Funding Source: Department for Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs

Target Group
Any young person aged 12 to 18 years who is experiencing conflict or difficulty at home and plans to leave, or who has recently left home due to difficulties
Parents who are concerned about issues within their families
Any member of a family where there is a young person having trouble at home or has just left home because of this conflict

Referral process:
Port Augusta Referral Form
Port Pirie Referral Form

Clients can self refer by contacting the details below

Main Services provided:
Home visits available if preferred
Assistance with accommodation, training and education
Crisis support
Family mediation and support
Service co-ordination
Community projects

Geographical area covered: Port Pirie and District Council and Mount Remarkable District Council, Port Augusta District Council and the Unincorporated Flinders Ranges

Office hours: - Monday to Friday 9am 5pm
Port Pirie service situated at 60 Florence Street Port Pirie
Port Augusta service situated at 36 Stirling Road, Port Augusta

Current Manager: Dave Manser

Executive Manager: Brian Martin

Contact names and numbers for key workers:
Location    Worker    Phone
Port Pirie    Wendy    08 8633 8600
Port Augusta    Robert    0428 326 542

Information last updated: August 2012

"UnitingCare Wesley Country SA Inc. endorses the Charter of Rights for children and young people in care"

Website enquiries: Ian.Taylor@ucwcsa.org.au