The Community Youth Response Diversionary Program (CYRD) is funded by the Department of Youth Justice in Queensland. The program is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous young people who are making unsafe choices, are homeless or sleeping rough and may be at risk. The Kurbingui CYRD Team will provide support to youths and their families, that is culturally safe, flexible and reflective of the community and family strengths.
The CYRD team will work closely with young people to support, enable and equip them with the tools and resources to make informed decisions where not only their health and wellbeing is concerned, but also the health and wellbeing of their families and the community.
Engaging and collaborating with families and community members, the CYRD team will focus on reducing at-risk behaviour and enable young people to make informed decisions on their safety through mentoring and participating in ‘Yarning Circles’.
The Kurbingui CYRD Program provides services to individuals and families in the North Brisbane and Moreton Bay areas and offers a mix of supports that includes but is not limited to:
The Kurbingui CYRD team will work collaboratively with youths who have been identified as at-risk or high-risk to facilitate their positive connections to family, friends and the community to facilitate and encourage re-engagement with education, employment and productive social activities.
Young People aged between 10-14 or 15-17 who:
Want to make a client referral? Download our Client Referral Form completing all required sections and email the form to: CYRD@kurbingui.org.au
Phone: (07) 3156 4800
Fax: (07) 3265 3263
Monday to Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
*After Hours by Appointment Only.
425 Zillmere Road,
Zillmere QLD 4034
This program is funded by the Queensland Government Department of Children, Youth Justice, and Multicultural Affairs.