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Peninsula Youth & Family Services

'Supporting people to achieve self-reliance’

Peninsula Youth and Family Services (PYFS) is an agency of The Salvation Army South East Services Network (SESN).

PYFS are committed to serving people in the Frankston, Mornington Peninsula and Southern Metropolitan areas. We provide practical assistance, compassionate support and confidential services to people in need and specialises in working with people who have multiple needs or high levels of disadvantage.

PYFS offers a range of practical programs to assist young people, individuals and families. We work within "Child Wise" guidelines to ensure appropriate screening, training and supervision of staff and volunteers. We also undertake to provide culturally appropriate practice with all people who access our services.

As an agency, PYFS values:

  • Respectful, non-judgemental and non-discriminatory work practices
  • Giving people the opportunity to achieve self-reliance
  • Human rights and dignity
  • Addressing structural and social inequality
  • The provision of pro-active, relevant, responsive, creative and flexible programs
  • Working with people to achieve self-determined outcomes
  • Valuing and respecting cultural diversity
  • Continuous service improvement
  • Maintaining confidentiality and privacy
  • Open communication processes
  • Working with local community
  • Recognising and enhancing staff skills
  • Encouraging team participation in operation of the Network
  • Service collaboration for enhanced client outcomes
  • Providing pastoral care and spiritual guidance

PYFS Services:

The following programs are provided by Peninsula Youth and Family Services:

PYFS Youth Services

  • Transitional Support Program
  • Creating Connections Programs
  • Reconnect
  • Leaving Care
  • Youth Enterprise Pilot
  • Chaplaincy

PYFS Home & Community Based Services

  • Adolescent Community Placement (ACP) Program
  • One to One Program
  • Adolescent Support Program

PYFS Residential Youth Services

  • Bayside Youth Hostel
  • Towerhill Unit
  • Two to One Program

PYFS Chaplaincy

PYFS Adult & Family Services

Contacts:

Adult & Family Services

Frankston

Peninsula Youth & Family Services
PO Box 1266
37 Ross Smith Avenue East
Frankston VIC 3199
Phone: (03) 9784 5000  or 1800 825 955  (free call 24hours 7days a week)
Fax: (03) 9783 8232

Youth Services

PYFS Youth Services
10 Keys Street
Frankston Vic 3199
03 97810188

PYFS Mt Martha
750 Nepean Hwy
Mt Martha
03 59768013
SESN Head Office (Frankston)

Management / Administration enquiries Phone: (03) 9770 5399 Fax: (03) 9770 5314