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Service Partnerships

It takes a whole community to effect positive change in the lives of young people.

It takes a whole community to effect positive change in the lives of young people.

Accordingly, Youth Solutions appreciates the importance of collaborating with others and greatly values the partnerships it holds with other organisations, services, charities and businesses. These relationships are key to improving the health and social outcomes for young people in our community.

Youth Solutions currently receives 65% of its funding from NSW Health and the South Western Sydney Local Health District.

In the course of its work, Youth Solutions also regularly engages and collaborates with:

Parents and families

Teachers and educators

Local government and elected representatives

Other youth and health services and networks

Other charities, service clubs and non-government organisations

Juvenile justice


Local Chambers of Commerce


As part of its commitment to a whole of community approach, Youth Solutions’ AOD Link program aims to provide training and education to other community sector workers, parents and carers with the aim of upskilling them to enhance their ability to support their young people and/or clients. Find more information on AOD Link here.

Youth Solutions is also an active member of many networks and committees, including:

Aboriginal Education Consultative Group

Academic Advisory Group

Camden Youth Network

Campbelltown Chamber of Commerce

Community Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Research Network (CMHDARN)

Highlands Child and Wingecarribee Youth Interagency

Macarthur and Wingecarribee Schools Working Group

Macarthur Youth Services Network

Macarthur Wingecarribee Diversity Network


NADA Practice Leadership Group

NADA Research Steering Committee

NADA Youth AOD Services Network

South Western Sydney Local Health District Drug & Alcohol Partnership Interagency Committee

South Western Sydney Local Health District Drug & Alcohol Partnership Steering Committee

The Greater Narellan Business Chamber

U Turn the Wheel Programs in Camden and Campbelltown

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) Governance and Leadership Advisory Group

Western Sydney Community Forum (WSCF) Board

In line with its Student Placement Program, Youth Solutions also holds partnerships with the University of Wollongong, particularly its Social Sciences and Public Health programs, and Western Sydney University, particularly the Health Promotion Practice, Medicine in Context and The Academy programs. In addition to this, the University of Wollongong and Western Sydney University are Youth Solutions’ proud research partners and act as our advisory group for all research and evaluation efforts.

Youth Solutions partners with a number of other services to deliver drug and alcohol education components of Camden’s Drive 2 Stay Alive program and U Turn the Wheel programs in Camden, Wollondilly and Wingecarribee.

Youth Solutions also regularly collaborates with a number of other services and schools in the delivery of its programs.

For more information about partnering or working with Youth Solutions, please contact our team on 02 4628 2319 or email

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