We work in partnership with many other community organisations to achieve the best outcomes for young people. Our key partnerships include:
Nepean Blue Mountains Specialist Homelessness Services
We have joined forces with the other lead specialist homelessness services in the Hawkesbury, Nepean and Blue Mountains to deliver The Right Door 1800 760 071 number which acts as a single entry-point to the SHS service system. No matter where you are in the district, you can ring this number and be directed to the specialist service who can meet your needs. The SHS providers in the district are: Mission Australia, West Connect Domestic Violence Services, Wentworth Community Housing and Lithgow Community Projects
We have a partnership with Wesley Mission to deliver our Brighter Futures program. Brighter Futures supports young parents with specialised case management to ensure safe and healthy environments for their children.
Wentworth Community Housing
We work closely with Wentworth Community Housing to offer supported affordable housing for young people, and to provide tenancy support to ensure that once you have a property, you have the support you need to keep it.
Mountains Youth Services Team
We have a partnership with MYST to deliver The Glue Factory in the Blue Mountains. The Glue Factory is located in Katoomba and Springwood, and provides practical supports including, shower and laundry facilities, access to computers, internet and phones and emergency packs such as our successful Refresh and Refuel packs. The Glue also provide case management and support to young people who are at risk of or who are homeless in the Blue Mountains.
We have a partnership with Mission Australia to deliver transitional accommodation and support in the Penrith Local Government Area.
Our Networks and Supporters
Platform works with the following services and organisations to support the wellbeing and resilience of young people. Click on any of the listings below to learn more:
Lead Agencies and working groups
Education and training
Food and material support