Platform Youth Service
Platform Youth Services is an accommodation and specialist youth homelessness service in the Blue Mountains, Penrith and Hawkesbury area. MYST is a primary partner in the delivery of the Nepean Blue Mountains Young People’s Homelessness and Housing Support Service.
Wesley Mission is a Christian faith based service provider offering support and advocacy for the most vulnerable members of our society. MYST delivers Outdoor Explore, and adventure based therapy program for Wesley Mission as part of its Youth Hope program.
NSW Department of Education
MYST works closely with Blaxland, Winmalee, Springwood and Katoomba High Schools in the delivery of personal development and therapy based programs, which are designed to support students to remain engaged in their education.
JJ provide services to young offenders to decrease their reoffending and increase their capacity to successfully reintegrate into their communities. MYST works with JJ in the delivery of case conferencing, case management, the developing and monitoring of outcome plans and the delivery on youth engagement programs.
The Stronger Families Alliance
SFA is network of government, non-profit and voluntary organisations working together to bring friendship, fun and professional support to Blue Mountains families. MYST is a member of the alliance and plays a pivotal role in representing and implementing initiatives relating to young people.
Youth Action & Policy Association of NSW
Youth Action is the peak organisation representing young people and youth services in NSW. Youth Action works towards a society where all young people are supported, engaged and valued. MYST works directly and indirectly with Youth Action on a range of policy and sector reform initiatives.
Blue Mountains Youth Mental Illness
and Substance Abuse Network
YMISA is a network of agencies and individuals, both government and non-government, working to improve the mental health outcomes of young people living in the Blue Mountains. MYST is the lead agency in a number of YMISA initiatives including research, staff training, sector networking and a range harm minimization campaigns.
Individueller Jugendhilfe Service
IJS is not-for-profit youth services organisation based in Dusseldorf, Germany, that provides services within the “Hilfen zur Erziehung“, translated “statutory socio- educational provisions for children with problems”. MYST will be partnering with IJS in 2015/2016 during the implementation of the Professional Individualized Care (PIC) model of out-of-home-care.
State Debt Recovery
State Debt Recovery is responsible for the receipt and processing of fines issued by various government agencies and authorities, and administering the fine enforcement system for the collection of unpaid fines. MYST works with SDR in the administration of work and development orders, which allow clients to reduce their fines through unpaid work and through certain courses or treatment.