1. About this service

    Proivides support required for a successful return to education for disengaged young people.  The State Government has funded 8 Navigator Pilots across Victoria. Mission Australia is the Navigator provider for the Bayside Peninsula area. Navigator will seek out disengaged young people and actively work with them and their support networks.

      • Service name


      • Service address

        29B Langhorne Street, Dandenong
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      • Urgency levels

        Urgent Help, Direct Help

      • Department name

        Community Services

      • Last update


      • Service area

        City of Kingston, City of Glen Eira, City of Port Phillip, City of Stonnington

      • Service hours

        Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm

      • Age group

        12 - 17 years

      • Eligibility criteria

        To be eligible for Navigator young people must:
        •Be aged between 12 – 17 years
        •Reside in the Bayside Peninsula Area or be enrolled in a school in the area.
        •Be disengaged from school for one term or more.

        Disengagement is measured by chronic non-attendance for 1 term. Chronic non-attendance is characterized by unexplained absence of at least 70% of the term.

      • Interpreters

        Yes but requires booking in advance

      • Service type


      • Costs

        No Costs -

      • Drop in service


      • Outreach


    More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

      • Participation length

        As Required

      • Participation type


      • Secondary consult


      • Staff profile

        Qualified Staff

      • Who can refer


      • Referral mode

        Yes -

      • Point of intake

        Judi Stanton | Navigator Coordinator | Bayside – Peninsula Area Department of Education and Training General Enquiries South Eastern Victoria Region: +61 3 8765 5600 T: 03 8765 5614 E:

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