Resourcing Adolescent and Families Team (RAFT)

The RAFT Program targets 12 to 17 year olds who are at risk of leaving home or who have been out of home for up to six weeks and who are vulnerable, disadvantaged, homeless or those at risk of disadvantage and homelessness and their families. The focus is on intervening as early as possible to maintain or restore family relationships.

This Service is offered in the Illawarra and Shoalhaven. Services provided include:

  • assessment
  • practical assistance and support
  • mediation
  • conflict resolution
  • counselling - family and individual
  • telephone counselling and support
  • case management
  • liaison with other services
  • advocacy
  • information and referral
  • brokerage

Hours and referral information:

Mon to Fri, 10.00am to 7.30pm


Wollongong (02) 4221 7764 Shellharbour (02) 4256 8734 or Shoalhaven (02) 4448 2477


Family Services

17 Staff St
Wollongong, New South Wales 2500

Family Services

33 Pioneer Dr
Oak Flats, New South Wales 2529

Famly Services

107 Berry St
Nowra, New South Wales 2541

Funding Information:

RAFT is funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Social Services (DSS), Reconnect Program