The Youth Residential Recovery (YRR) Program is a mental health program for young people aged between 16 and 25 years. Young people live in a private room, in a shared house for up to 12 months while engaging in mental health support.
YRR welcomes LGBTQIA+ young people. The program is culturally safe and inclusive of First Nations peoples and people of all cultural backgrounds and faiths. It operates as part of cohealth’s Youth outreach recovery support (YORS) service across Melbourne’s North Western suburbs.
What can we help with?
Working with a Mental Health & Wellbeing Coach, young people will develop goals that matter to them. Together we will:
What programs and activities are available?
We can support young people to access a variety of activities at YRR and in the community, such as:
cohealth Youth Advisory Committee (CYAC)
This service is co-designed through the work of CYAC. Young people will be invited to be a part of the cohealth Youth Advisory Committee during their stay. This helps make sure the service includes feedback and suggestions from young people.
Arrange a tour
Young people can call us directly to arrange a visit to learn more about the program. Their supports and carers are welcome to make contact and support young people with their tour. Contact the location of interest to arrange a tour of each YRR site:
Young people aged 16 – 25 years who have a mental health condition or illness, and would like to participate in a mental health program and work on individual recovery goals.
Call the intake service below for the location you are interested in to complete a referral.
Referral to Essendon or St Albans
Intake is done by NEAMI on behalf of cohealth
Referral to Reservoir
Intake is done by EACH on behalf of cohealth
A fortnightly service fee of $140 is charged to cover utilities, wi-fi access and some living expenses and group costs.
For those who are unable to pay this fee, there are tailored options available.
cohealth is a not-for-profit community health organisation. We provide essential health and support services in Melbourne’s CBD, and northern and western suburbs.