FRMP brokerage can assist young people who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness for therapeutic intervention, psychologist assessment, respite care and group intervention.
- Aged between 16–25 years (25 inclusive)
- Are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness
- Have a case plan that includes goals in relation to family reconciliation or mediation, or recovery from family conflict and breakdown
- Have consented to and are ready to engage in the specified intervention
- Cannot obtain any other financial support for the identified intervention.
|Individual Application ||Amount |
|Therapeutic Interventions – Funds to provide access to private |
practitioners for therapeutic interventions such as family mediation,
family therapy, individual counselling, and arts/music therapy
provided by psychologists, counsellors, psychotherapists, family therapists, family mediators, art/ music therapists and accredited
mental health social workers.
|10 sessions per calendar year |
|Psychological Assessment – Funds to provide access to psychological evaluation about the young person’s particular needs prior to commencing any therapeutic intervention. ||In consultation with FRMP team |
|Respite Care – Funds to assist covering the living costs of a young person’s short term respite option (e.g. staying with extended family or other short term options). ||Up to $400 per application and up to two applications per calendar year |
|Group Work Participation – Funds for a young person to participate in a group program. ||Up to $500 per young person |
| Group Application || Amount |
|Group Work – funds to assist an agency to run an established group, or create a new group program or intervention. ||In consultation with FRMP team |
To support the above applications, flexible brokerage funds are available to assist a young person with, for example, childcare, MYKI or engaging an interpreter.
For more information about FRMP brokerage, please check the FRMP Brokerage Guidelines.