Family Support Service (Juvenile Justice)

This Program provides up to 3 months intensive case management, support to young people and families where the young person is involved with the Juvenile Justice System.

This is a closed referral program with referrals taken from the department of Juvenile Justice.

The Service also provides:

  • assessment
  • living/social skills education referral
  • advocacy intensive support
  • information
  • budgeting
  • mediationand family support
  • Access to Work and Development Orders (WDO)

WDO’s allow eligible young people to work off their fines by attending programs such as education and training, counselling, living and social skills programs and other positive initiatives. WDO are an initiative of the State Debt Recovery Office (SDRO) and SYFS has been authorised by the SDRO to oversee WDOs

Hours and referral information:

Hours: for referral purposes - Mon to Fri, 9.00am to 5.30pm All referrals are via the NSW Department of Human Services, Juvenile Justice


Contact: (02) 4228 9907 Wollongong


Family Support Service (Juvenile Justice)

1A Denison St
Gwynneville, New South Wales 2500


Funding Information:

The Juvenile Justice Family Support Service is funded by the NSW Department of Human Services, Juvenile Justice