Supporting the Mackay community since 1973.
Since 2001, MADEC has worked closely with Federal and State Departments and the regional youth sector, to provide assistance and support to young people who are vulnerable, have complex needs and who are at risk.
MADEC’s youth programs provide a range of individual, holistic support and assist young people to work through barriers they may be facing, with the overarching aim of diverting young people away from circumstances placing them at risk.
The Youth Empowerment and Support Service provides free support and case management services to young people aged 8 -21 years, who may be experiencing issues with:
The Youth Empowerment and Support Service offers a flexible approach of support that is designed to meet the needs of the individual through providing
MADEC provides support services in Mackay, Sarina, Pioneer Valley and Whitsunday/Bowen regions
We accept referrals from other agencies, services, organisations and schools. Young people, families and friends can also self-refer .
For further information and a referral pack please contact the MADEC Youth Services Manager Tania Atkins
P 07 49 511 233 M 0429 877 003 E firstname.lastname@example.org
Casey Grundy Mackay/Sarina
M 0400 171 033
Torii Kelly Whitsunday/Bowen
M 0429 366 451