Yerrabi - Child & Family Aboriginal Corporation

Youth Services

Yawarj Mara – Strong Pathways for Youth

To bring together Aboriginal Youth into the Yawarj Mara, Strong Pathways program to provide opportunities to facilitate the empowerment of Aboriginal Youth, on the Northside of Canberra (Greater Belconnen, Gungahlin and North Canberra), to learn about their culture, through song, dance, sport, mentoring, life-skills education and referral pathways; ultimately improving their social and emotional wellbeing (developing their natural talents, assets and skills in decision-making, cooperation, reciprocity and giving to others, and setting high expectations for themselves andtheir peers); to lead healthier, more active lives, to thrive, and be well.

Our aim – Aboriginal Youth will have: