Transport

At YAMHS we understand that mental health can cause extreme stress with transport. Finding ways to get to appointments, and youth unable to drive need to find other methods of transport. We have compiled a list of our most useful resources

Community transport

Fairfield & Liverpool

Provides door-to-door wheelchair accessible transport for medical
appointments, hospital visits, shopping, social outings. For frail aged & people
with disabilities. People need to have a phone assessment before the service
can start. Fees are based on distance travelled.

Travel

Training

Work with individuals to assist them to use range of transport options available. 

Fairfield & Liverpool

Learn to

Drive

Salvations Army

If you are you aged between 16 to 25 years of age and live in New South Wales or Queensland*, our ‘Drive for Life’ training and mentoring program can help you obtain your driver’s licence. It’s a program for young people who are currently accessing Centrelink assistance and are looking for a job and/or are willing to enrol in training.

If you are experiencing or have previously experienced:

  • difficulty finding someone to help you learn to drive

  • difficulty finding a vehicle to learn in

  • long term unemployment

  • numeracy/literacy challenges

  • mental health illness

  • physical disabilities

Skills 4 Life

- Teens

Northcott

Skills 4 Life is a skill-development program for teenagers with disability aged 14-17 years.  Through a diverse range of fun and educational activities.

  • Making decisions

  • Everyday safety

  • Community engagement and socialisation

  • Planning and preparation

  • Handling money

  • Meal time supports

  • Eating out at a café

  • Learning how to use public transport

  • Cooking and eating healthy foods

Shebah

Women & Childrens ride share

Shebah is Australia’s leading all-women rideshare service, providing safe transport and economic freedom to women across the country.

Established in 2017 by Founder and CEO Georgina McEncroe, Shebah aims to bridge the gap in transport inequality, an obstacle preventing women from reaching their full potential.

Shebah not only allows women to travel with confidence, but provides an opportunity for women to generate their own income on their schedule.