This pilot project delivers a range of one-on-one sessions, small group sessions, workshops, cultural initiatives and on-country initiatives throughout the Great Southern region for Aboriginal youth aged 12-18 years.
Empowering self determination
Supporting our young people to make informed decisions towards achieving their goals.
Inspiring personal growth and developing leadership skills through mentoring and knowledge sharing.
Building strong connections
Making strong connections to kin, country and culture.
Creating community connections that act to support strong foundations.
Supporting pathways to a brighter future
Working with youth to determine:
What is important to them now and in the future
What brings them enjoyment and peace
Preferred career pathway
Barriers and challenges
Current and future skill set development and education opportunities
SMART goals and an actionable plan to move forward
Other service delivery support required
Building job readiness skills to support our young people to follow their chosen pathway.
Strong spirits, strong minds, strong bodies...
Increased mental and physical wellbeing, resilience and reflection through implementing a Culturally Informed Trauma Integrated Healing Approach.
Meet Geri Martin - Youth Officer
Kaya! I have worked with Indigenous youth for over 18 years, supporting them in determining a moorditj pathway to self-reliance and empowerment.
I have seen many youth overcome challenges and barriers that lead to strong social and economic participation.
Contact me to discuss what level of connections and support you could access as part of the Aboriginal Youth Empowerment Project.
This pilot project is generously funded by the Australian Government: Department of Social Services