OUR SERVICES MODEL

OUR SERVICE STRUCTURE

​Innovation Youth Centre uses a four dimensional model approach for service delivery that includes: Innovative Community Development Planning, Information & Referral, Support, Outreach, Case Management, Counselling, Recreational, Arts, Education, Personal & Professional Development Programs for service users. Includes Partnerships booking the space and running services by them self or with Innovation Youth Centre. These four dimensional models of operation are explained further on the right side of this page.

For to find out what programs are either upcoming or currently facilitated by IYC, check out our Programs page. 

 

IYC ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE
IYC 12 Month Service Cycle
DROP IN (UNSTRUCTURED)

Our unstructured drop in aspect of IYC offers a doors open and walk-in feature for all young people. This approach offers resources for young people to use freely for recreation, work, and study such as:
 

  • Table top games like pool, table hockey, and table tennis

  • Board games

  • Access to a bluetooth speaker 

  • Computers and free wifi

  • Books including YA fiction, DIY, and personal development books
     

Youth workers will be present supervising the young people and offer their time for inquiries for other programs and services.

DROP IN (STRUCTURED)

Our structured drop-in aspect of IYC offers planned recreation activities for young people happening during the drop in sessions. These activities include:
 

  • IYC Youth Reference Group Meetings

  • Cooking or BBQs

  • Crafternoons

  • Sport games

  • Specialised Professionals drop ins. Eg. Members from Legal Aid offering on the spot legal advice.

  • Private one-to-one consultation or family consultation for community service referrals. 

PROGRAMS (UNSTRUCTURED)

Our unstructured programs aspect will offer young people space to improvise and develop their own programs and activities outside of drop in sessions. These activities could be:
 

  • Safe space sessions for girls and young women, young people of colour, and young people belonging to the LGBTIQ community to discuss their experiences without fear of judgement and organise civic participation appropriate to them.

  • Young people organising small enterprising ideas to set up in their community.

  • Young people organising civic activities such as being involved in local community fundraising.

  • Guest speakers showcasing presentations on a given topic relevant to young people.
     

PROGRAMS (STRUCTURED)

​Doors Closed / Activities Specified
Walk In’s and enquires welcomed.
Eg. Community Innovation, Education, Arts, Recreation, Outreach and Partnership Programs, Youth Support, Case Management and Counselling.

Our structured programs aspect will offer young people activities to boost their learning and personal development. These activities can be targeted to common and specific needs with examples such as mental health, disability, and at-risk young people. These programs can be:

  • IYC Youth Reference Group and Board Meetings.

  • Self-defence classes

  • Arts projects

  • Homework clubs

  • Dance and Drama classes

  • Case management

  • Counselling

We are also open for other youth and community organisations and services to partner and facilitate their programs within IYC. To inquire about this, click on our contact page and get in touch with us.

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Innovation Youth Centre respectfully acknowledges the traditional custodians of the Aboriginal nations within Victoria where our work takes place. We pay our respects to Elders both past and present and acknowledge the children and young people of past, current and future generations

ABN - 71 613 909 247

ACN - 613 909 247