The Strong Spirit Connected Youth Program incorporates Aboriginal cultural immersion, cultural mentoring, social and emotional wellbeing, and resume writing support. This program encompasses Aboriginal cultural engagement as the foundation for all the activities while also incorporating the skills and support required to be a successful and fulfilled young person today. This program is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people aged 12-24 years who live in the Port Macquarie Hastings Region.
This Strong Spirit Connected Youth program is funded through Regional NSW, Regional Youth Investment Program and will be delivered from January 2023- December 2024.
Strong Spirit acknowledges that we are working and living on Aboriginal land, Birpai land of the Birpai peoples on which Strong Spirit is located and where we conduct our business.
We pay our respects to our ancestors and our Elders, past and present. Strong Spirit recognises and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, heritage, beliefs and relationships with the land and sea. We acknowledge and recognise the strength, resilience and importance of maintaining cultural knowledge and connection.