Our practice framework is trauma-informed, with a focus on emotional and physical safety and wellbeing. We understand that the needs of the Young Person can be fluid, and adapt our response based on their current needs and goals. These practices form the basis for Young People to develop essential life skills, including self-care, personal wellness, social interaction, and effective social integration.
We work collaboratively with young people so they:
Feel cared for in a safe and supportive environment
Develop a strong sense of identity and experience stable, long-lasting relationships
Create strong social and interpersonal skills and connections within their community
Reach their full potential and are empowered to pursue life goals
Are supported to make healthy lifestyle choices
Develop essential life skills with clear pathways into adulthood
Under the age of 18 years old
In the care of the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs
Within the Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs regions of Moreton and South East Queensland.
HYPAR acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders as Australia’s First Nation, and the traditional owners and ongoing custodians of the land and waters upon which we are situated. We pay our respects to Elders both past, present and emerging and acknowledge the valuable role they play in shaping our future generations. We ensure people from a variety of cultural and linguistically diverse backgrounds are supported to work and participate in our services in a safe, inclusive and appropriate manner in which to maintain their cultural identity, customs and beliefs.
HYPAR respects people from all walks of life. We ensure to prevent harassment or discrimination of any kind and welcomes all people irrespective of their gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, race, faith and spirituality, relationship status and lifestyle choices.