Youth Services in Sydney
Supporting families and youth throughout Australia
Sydney Health & Care Services specialises in 24/7 bespoke Youth services and support for vulnerable children and young people, offering immediate care, early intervention, and transitional programs towards a secure and bright future.
Youth Services for a more balanced life for you and your child.
Face your child’s challenges with confidence. Get the support you need during crises, the relief when you need a break, and the continuous care to ensure a positive future. With tailored programs and mentorship, your child’s journey toward success has a trustworthy companion. Embark on this journey knowing you’re backed by a team that genuinely cares and understands what genuine youth services in Sydney is really all about.
With the right support, imagine the countless possibilities for your child’s growth and well-being.
What our participants had to say
Immediate or Crisis Care
When a child’s safety is in immediate jeopardy, our youth services stand ready to provide essential emergency placements. These provisions under our Youth Services are in place to accommodate urgent situations at any time, be it during normal hours or after-hours and weekends. We ensure that carers are prepared to respond swiftly and provide the necessary care, even to the youngest children in need.
Every parent and carer deserves a break, a chance to recharge and refresh. Our Respite Care services provide that vital space for you to rest and rejuvenate. Whether it’s school holidays, weekends, or short periods during the week, we’re here to step in with reliable, compassionate care for your child. With our Youth Services and support, we can provide a comfortable, nurturing environment where children can thrive, offering you peace of mind and the respite you need.
Short to Medium-Term Care
Change can be daunting, especially for a child. Our Short to Medium-Term Care services are designed to guide children through these transitional periods with patience, compassion, and unwavering support. Our dedicated Youth Services carers create a nurturing environment that focuses on reuniting the child with their birth parents or extended family within two years. In cases where this isn’t possible, our youth services in Sydney ensure a smooth transition to another caring home.
Long Term or Permanent Care
Navigating life’s challenges requires consistent and nurturing support, especially for children. Our Long-Term Care services stand as a testament to enduring commitment and love. With seasoned Youth Services carers at the helm, we cultivate an environment that fosters profound emotional and intellectual growth. Ensuring every child’s well-being is paramount, we focus on establishing deep-rooted bonds, either by strengthening ties with their biological families or by anchoring them within a warm, dedicated foster family.
Relative or Kinship Care
Family is a powerful source of comfort and support. Our Relative or Kinship Care Youth services are designed to keep children within their family circles or with someone they already know. By doing so, we maintain familiar environments, relationships, and routines, helping children to adjust and thrive in the care of their kin. We believe in preserving roots and nurturing bonds, because every child deserves the warmth of family.
Every child deserves a guide, a mentor who can illuminate their path as they navigate through life’s challenges. Our Mentoring services connect children with role models who can provide guidance, support, and inspiration. Regular one-on-one mentoring sessions ensure that each child receives individual attention and care. We’re here to ignite the spark of potential in every child, guiding them towards a brighter, successful future.
Questions we get asked a lot
What kind of support is available for participants to help with their daily activities?
We understand that everyone’s needs are unique and offer customised In-home supports to help meet those needs.
From assistance with showering, dressing and grooming, to mobility exercises and basic domestic duties, our team is on hand to ensure that your daily and personal tasks remain manageable.
We can also help with shopping, meal preparation and cooking – all tailored to your preferences.
We also provide overnight support for participants who require it. This includes active care overnight so you can rest assured that you are in safe hands at all times.
- Assistance with showing, dressing, and grooming
- Assistance with mobility and exercising to maintain a healthy lifestyle
- Basic domestic duties
- Support with shopping, meal preparation and cooking
- Assistance participants overnight
- Active care overnight
At SHCS, we strive to make sure you have the best possible experience and feel supported in your NDIS daily activities.
What community NDIS daily activities do you provide help with?
We provide assistance with daily living and a range of NDIS daily activities, such as helping you access other programs like swimming clubs and sports or your local RSL club.
We’ll help you attend appointments, shop for necessities, and take part in community events. We can even provide support and active care overnight so that you can participate in recreational activities like a concert or gallery.
None of these activities are too small or large for our team to support you with. We understand that every day is different and we’ll do our best to help make them as enjoyable as possible.
How do I access funded supports for daily activities?
You can access funded supports through your NDIS plan. Your NDIS plan should include a budget that you can use to purchase services and core supports, including supports for daily personal activities. When creating your plan, you should discuss with your planner how much funding you need to buy services and supports for your daily activities.
What are the costs associated with daily activities NDIS?
Costs for supports to assist with daily activities will depend on the type and level of support required, as well as the provider chosen. Your NDIS plan should include a budget that you can use to purchase services and supports, including those for daily activities. It is important to discuss your budget with your planner when creating your plan so that adequate funding for the required supports is included.
What does the NDIS price guide say about daily living support?
You’ll want to check the most up-to-date version of the NDIS Price Guide if you’re looking for an idea of how much funding might be allocated for daily living support.
The guide lists how much the NDIS will pay for each type of support, including personal care and assistance in managing life activities.
It also provides information on NDIS budget limits and caps so that you can get an idea of how much money you’re eligible for.
It’s important to remember that the levels of funding are determined on a case-by-case basis, so make sure to check with your NDIS planner if you have any questions or concerns about what is available.
What is Immediate or Crisis Care?
Immediate or Crisis Care is a service we provide for children who need urgent placement due to concerns about their immediate safety. These placements can occur at any time, including after-hours and on weekends. Our emergency carers are always ready to provide care for children in need.
What does Respite Care entail?
Respite Care is designed to give parents and carers a break from their responsibilities. This service can be utilized during school holidays, weekends, or for short periods during the week. During respite care, our dedicated team steps in to provide compassionate care for your child.
How long does Short to Medium-Term Care last?
Short to Medium-Term Care can last anywhere from a few months to two years. The main goal of this service is to reunite the child with their birth parents or extended family within two years. If this isn’t possible, we ensure a smooth transition to another carer who is not a relative or kin.
What happens in Long-Term or Permanent Care?
Long-Term or Permanent Care is provided when a child is not expected to return to their birth family. These placements last for more than two years. Our carers create a nurturing and secure family environment for the child. In certain circumstances, carers can even apply to become legal guardians or adopt children who have been in their long-term care.
What is Relative or Kinship Care?
Relative or Kinship Care is when a child lives with a relative or someone they already know. This service aims to maintain the child’s familiar environments and relationships, helping them to adjust and thrive in the care of their kin.
How does the Mentoring service work?
Our Mentoring service connects children with role models who can provide guidance, support, and inspiration. This is done through regular one-on-one mentoring sessions, ensuring that each child receives individual attention and care.
Are the services available 24/7?
Yes, our services are designed to be available round-the-clock to provide support when it’s most needed.
How do you ensure the safety and comfort of the children in your care?
All our carers undergo rigorous screening and training processes to ensure they provide a safe, nurturing, and secure environment for every child. We also tailor our services to meet the unique needs of each child, ensuring they feel comfortable and cared for at all times.