What is a Youth Strategy?

A Youth Strategy provides a clearly defined framework of service delivery for the City of Casey’s Youth Services team.  It explores the current and future needs of the young people and their families in the City of Casey.  Council works to ensure that, a service, connects, supports, educates and advocates for young people and their families, schools and educations system providers and the community to give young people, in the City of Casey, the opportunity to be the best they can be.


Why do we need a Youth Strategy?

Young people are at a vital point in their lives and play a crucial role in their community. They are the future leaders, students, workers and parents of our community. Between the ages of 10 and 25 years people go through a number of developmental stages, during these years their needs and issues are different to those of an adult or a child and they may need extra support. It is Council’s priority to support, strengthen, protect and empower factors that enhance young people’s connectivity to the local community and support them to reach their full potential. Council will invest in assisting young people to successfully transition to adulthood by working with them to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with challenge and adversity throughout their lives.


What is Council's role in Youth?

The City of Casey’s Youth Services team provides ‘Generalist Youth Services’ to young people between 10 – 25 years, and their families. The role of council is to invest in assisting young people to successfully transition to adulthood by working with them to develop the necessary knowledge and skills to deal with challenge and adversity throughout their lives.


Have a question?

If you have any further questions regarding  the 2017 – 2021 Youth Strategy, you can contact us at any of the following

Email: caseycc@casey.vic.gov.au

Phone: 9705 5200

Social Media: www.facebook.com/caseyyouth


What happens next?

A comprehensive Community Consultation will result in a fresh new Youth Strategy that will provide a framework of service delivery for the Youth Services team. The new strategy will build upon the existing 2011 – 2016 strategy by consulting with young people and their families, Schools and educations system providers and the community to identify priority areas, gaps and areas of development.


What are the competition Terms and Conditions?

Complete the youth surveys between March and July for your chance to one of three $100 JBHIFI gift vouchers. The competition terms and conditions are listed below: This competition is open to youth living within the City of Casey (excludes Council staff and Councillors). There are three $100 JBHIFI gift vouchers to give away over the course of the consultation period. To be eligible to win the JBHIFI gift vouchers, entrants must complete the youth surveys between 11 March to 30 July 2016. Survey entries received after this date will not be included in the competition draw. The prizes cannot be redeemed for cash. The winners will be chosen at random and notified by phone/email by 5.00 pm Friday 12 August 2016. To be eligible to win, entrants must complete all survey questions and provide a full name and contact details by the relevant closing date.