Welcome to

Young People Ahead

The purpose of Young People Ahead is to promote the housing, safety, education, health and support needs of youth and their families in an environment they feel safe and cared for.

Celebrating our  35th Year

 Anniversary, 2017

The purpose of Young People Ahead is to promote the housing, safety, education, health and support needs of youth and their families in an environment they feel safe and cared for.

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proud 35 year history working with youth and their families

YPA’s Vision statement - To be the leaders in the provision of quality services and support to young people and their families through partnerships with the community we will promote an environment that embraces individuality, integrity and opportunity for a positive outcome.”

YPA’s Values statement - At Young People Ahead we value the importance of young people in shaping the future of our world, and we aim to empower, advocate, mentor and invest in their growth and life learning. With careful guidance and positive affirmations in all that they do positively, YPA hopes that every young person it supports will be enriched with the tools required to lead healthy, fulfilling and productive lives.

Young People Ahead, locally known as YPA, is a not for profit community organisation in the rural and remote region of Mount Isa. YPA has been in operation for over 30 years, and as such, has a long and proud history working with youth and their families in the region.

YPA is 100% funded by the Queensland Government, with some seed funding coming from the Federal Government. The organisation auspices 3 major services;

Young People Ahead, locally known as YPA, is a not for profit community organisation in the rural and remote region of Mount Isa. YPA has been in operation for over 30 years, and as such, has a long and proud history working with youth and their families in the region.

YPA is 100% funded by the Queensland Government, with some seed funding coming from the Federal Government. The organisation auspices 3 major services.

Our Services Leaflet

YPA HQ

11/13 Fourth Ave, Parkside QLD 4825

Mount Isa Youth Shelter

60 Spence st, Mornington QLD 4825

YPA is Funded by the Queensland Government