Linking Youth & Families Together (LYFT)

  1. About this service

    Linking Youth & Families Together (LYFT) assists young people (aged 12-21 years) and those most influential in their system to address difficulties associated with alcohol and drug issues in young people. This is achieved by supporting young people to make positive choices and reduce harm, strengthen family relationships and improve family functioning as well as ensuring that families receive the support they need via formal and informal supports.

      • Service name

        Linking Youth & Families Together (LYFT)

      • Service address

        60-64 Wells Street, Frankston
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      • Additional sites


      • Phone


      • Fax


      • Urgency levels

        Direct Help

      • Service hours

        Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm Evening appointments can be offered - contact the service directly

      • Age group

        12 - 21 years

      • Additional age criteria

        Service available to families residing in the Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula shires.

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service type


      • Costs

        No Costs -

      • Languages (other than English)


      • Disability access


      • Drop in service


      • Outreach


    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        Other - A typical LYFT intervention involves 12 sessions with a young person and their family, with flexibility to adapt the length of the intervention as appropriate. LYFT provides a flexible approach to assessment, planning, intervention and review across these sessions.

      • Participation type


      • Secondary consult


      • Staff profile

        Qualified Staff

      • Who can refer


      • Referral mode


      • Point of intake

        Contact the service directly

  2. Linking Youth & Families Together (LYFT)

    Linking Youth & Families Together (LYFT)