Services covering the City of Greater Dandenong,
City of Casey and Cardinia Shire
South East Community Links
SECL Youth Services is a place where young people are always welcome. We offer a wide range of services and help for young people aged 25 and under.
We are open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. Drop-In services are available Monday to Friday, from 2pm to 4.30pm. Young people can see a worker, talk about what’s happening and find out how we can help. You can also just drop in and use our computers to access Facebook, emails, the internet, do your school work, etc
Non-accredited courses in Basic Computer and Business Administration Computer classes and workshops in iPad/Tablet. (These courses will be available in early 2016, please refer to our website for updated information.) These daytime courses run during school terms one day per week for eight weeks.
Our Learn English courses will help you gain the confidence and skills needed for further education and training , finding a job or simply learning to converse in English for day-to-day life in Australia.
Aspire to Lead aims to improve educational outcomes and
aspirations of young people from refugee and migrant
backgrounds. The 10 week in-school program uses a strengths
based approach to develop leadership skills and confidence
to support over 400 young people to deliver youth-led
initiatives in their school that aim to build social cohesion, trust,
belonging and cross-cultural understanding between groups of
Community Support Groups (CSGs) are a coordinated, South Sudanese community-led approach to enhance youth and community engagement, and to respond to local community issues and needs. CSGs offer a range of programs and services including;
sports and recreational activities,
after school homework support,
health and wellbeing,
family support packages to financially struggling families.
Supporting young people to identify personal and professional aspirations, and develop soft skills needed to step closer to these. Offers a variety of activities including one off information sessions and leadership workshops, 6-8 week structured group program, youth leadership/volunteer opportunities and
The Le Mana (Empower) Pasifika Project helps to build connected communities and a sense of belonging for Pasifika young people in Victoria. The project supports young people in a range of settings and is delivered in partnership with local government and services to respond to issues facing Pasifika
youth and their families.
Aims to remove barriers and create a safe space of young women from migrant and refugee backgrounds to participate in sports. Offers weekly sports sessions established in Dandenong (football) and Cranbourne East (volleyball).