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Youth Empowered Towards Independence (YETI)

Youth Empowered Towards Independence (YETI) is a community based organisation in Cairns that works with vulnerable young people from across Far North Queensland. YETI is a safe, free and friendly space for young people aged from 12 to 25.

Services at YETI include: day program; information and advice; counselling; one-on-one support with alcohol and drug issues, health and mental health, housing, court, Centrelink, employment and education; referrals to other services; nutrition programs; access to resources; a diverse bodies, gender, and sexuality support group (SSAY IT); return to country support; and a Dialectical Behaviour Therapy program.