Cobaw is committed to promoting and protecting the interests and safety of children. Cobaw believes that family violence is unacceptable in any form and advocates for the rights of all people to live with dignity and safety, and to enjoy healthy relationships.
L2P Learner Driver Program
The L2P Program is a Victorian Government road safety initiative that aims to help drivers under 21 years of age, who do not have access to a car or supervisor, to gain the on-road experience they need to prepare for solo driving.
School Focused Youth Service
The School Focused Youth Service is a statewide initiative aimed at ensuring that young people are well supported in their communities and remain engaged and connected to education.
The Youth Outreach program is a free service for young people (15-25) in the Macedon Ranges Shire. The program provides confidential counselling, support and referral for young people who are using alcohol or other drugs. Young people who are affected by someone else’s use of alcohol or other drugs may also use this service to receive support, advice and information.
The Youth Housing team assists young people age 15 to 25 who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
WayOut, based at Cobaw Community Health, is a state wide suicide prevention program that targets same sex attracted, bisexual and transgender young people in rural Victoria. WayOut aims to raise awareness about the needs of same sex attracted and gender diverse (SSAGD) young people and the nature and effects of discrimination in regional, remote and rural communities.