About the program
Youth110 is the innovative service operated by St John’s Youth Services that provides a crisis response to the most vulnerable young people in South Australia.
Located in the UNO Apartment complex in the heart of Adelaide, youth110 provides 30 self-contained apartments over four floors, with office space for St John’s Youth Services to operate 24 hour care and case management support.
Youth110 is able to accommodate young people in crisis aged 16 to 21 including singles, couples, single parents, young families and siblings. In addition, youth110 is the first youth crisis accommodation service in Australia that can provide apartment-style accommodation and support to young single dads.
Youth110 provides an empowering and therapeutic approach to supporting young people. Young people identify their needs and goals, and workers provide guidance and support to reach their goals while providing coaching to develop independent living skills. Case Management support focuses on life domains such as education, employment, health, finances, child care, and relationships, while the focus is kept on what keeps the young person strong emotionally and mentally.
Youth110 is a crisis response. While the duration of a young person’s stay is generally short, the service is able to respond to the complex needs of each young person and the length of stay may be varied accordingly.