Youth Bail Support Program

(Servicing Darling Downs region, Goondiwindi region and South West Queensland)

CatholicCare’s Youth Bail Support Program supports other agencies to help prevent crime, to act early in reconnecting young people to make healthy choices and support good behaviour and a positive future.

The Youth Bail Support Program operates within business hours (Monday to Friday) and is conducted by 3 specialist youth workers.

The Youth Bail Support Program helps to ensure that young people will have:

  • Improved chances of being granted bail
  • Improved capacity to meet their conditions of bail
  • Increased strengths and well-being
  • Families contributing to help reduce offences in future

This program aims to work with the young people to make positive changes in their lives, such as:

  • Improved cultural connectedness
  • Improved family/kin relationships
  • Improved participation in learning
  • Improved participation in employment
  • Improved housing situation

How to receive support?

To be eligible to receive support from this program the young person, people or their families (where appropriate) must be:

  • Involved in the Youth Justice system
  • Have committed or are alleged to have committed an offence
  • Are remanded in custody or at risk of remand due, in part, to lack of positive support in their community
  • Are exiting detention from a period of remand and are at risk of returning to detention
  • Are appearing in court on offences and are at risk of being remanded in custody
  • Have been granted bail and require support to meet the conditions of bail

If you know or are assisting someone who meets the above criteria please click the button below.

Click on the link below or call 1300 477 433 find out how you can help make a difference.

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