Bridges Reconnect provides support to young people between the ages of 12 and 18-years-old who are at risk of homelessness, or have recently become homeless. It provides free confidential support to young people (and their families, where appropriate) to assist young people to:
We can help young people to:
We can help parents, guardians and families to:
Our team is flexible and able to meet with young people at school, at an agreed local public place or within the family home where appropriate. These appointments can be outside of school and work hours if necessary. Young people can call us themselves, or they may be referred by school staff, other youth agencies and government departments. Families may also contact us to seek information or assistance. Give us a call on (07) 3208 1478, our office is open 8am-4pm from Monday to Friday.
We are funded to provide this service young people aged 12-18-years-old and their families, who reside in or attend school in the local areas of Annerley, Boronia Heights, Browns Plains, Coorparoo, Crestmead, Dutton Park, Eagleby, East Brisbane, Hillcrest, Fairfield, Greenslopes, Highgate Hill, Kangaroo Point, Kingston, Loganholme, Loganlea, Marsden, Park Ridge, Regents Park, Slacks Creek, South Brisbane, West End, Woodridge, Woolloongabba and Yeronga.
“Bridges firstly de-stresses young adults under severe stress. Secondly, builds relationships calling on a vast knowledge of networks to help young adults. Thirdly, develop successful pathways to help young adults take control of their life without the support of family, when necessary.” Former Bridges Client
“The staff meeting was very effective and helped me looked at things differently.” Former Bridges Client
The Bridges Reconnect office is located in the Keystone service building.
Bridges Reconnect is funded by the Department of Social Services.