INTENSIVE SUPPORT

Child Protection and Out-of-Home-Care Services

Casework Support Scheme - The Mentor Program

Intensive Support also known as ‘SUPPORT’ or ‘ISS’ has been providing One-on-One Support and Mentor services to Family and Community Services since 2003 and to the National Disability Insurance Scheme since 2016 in the Greater Sydney area. We run THE MENTOR PROGRAM.

SUPPORT was founded to help children and young people in child protection, out-of-home-care and juvenile justice who were struggling. Through the years SUPPORT has delivered positive outcomes for children and young people.

The services offered include One-on-One Support and the ‘Mentor’ program. The mentor and support services are provided for children and young people with behaviour problems who are in Child Protection and Out-of-Home Care and are built around adventure and athletic activitiesWe provide support co-ordination and support to young people who have a disability or mental health disorder, who are participants in the National Disability Insurance Scheme for social, accommodation, substance-abuse, and justice problems. 

Our support programs are accredited by the New South Wales Disability Service Standards. We are a National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) registered provider and are service providers for the NSW Department of Communities and Justice for the Casework Support Scheme (CSS).

We would be happy to meet with you to discuss the support needs of a child or young person and how we can assist you.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us directly on 9144 1447 or 0422 9144 20.

Support during the Coronavirus Pandemic

As we all come to terms with the growing challenges of the Coronavirus Pandemic, our focus is clear – to support The Department of Communities and Justice and Children and Young People in Child Protection and Out-of-Home-Care in any way we can. Please be assured, that whilst the support of Children and Young people is designated an essential service, Intensive Support practicing Safe Hygiene and Social Distancing is open and continuing to provide support services every day. 

The safety and wellbeing of our clients and team is our priority. With this in mind, we’re following the advice of Australia’s Chief Medical Officer and the World Health Organisation. We’re also staying in close contact with Federal and State Government authorities as we put in place measures to support and protect children and young people, support workers and the community and the Department. 

 

We’ve stepped up preventative hygiene measures at our work sites and community centres. We are practising the basics are supporting people to stay infection free. Whilst panic situations have complicated efforts to manage the outbreak effectively, please be certain that we are staying calm and are maintaining a practical approach.

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