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Evolve Presentation

  1. 1. Wellington Youth Service
  2. 2. Based in Central Wellington
  3. 3. Free & confidential • Primary healthcare • Sexual Health • Social Worker • Youth Worker • Peer support • Counselling • Hang out space • Pool table • Foosball • Internet • Projects • Activities
  4. 4. • Based on principles of youth participation, youth development and community development • Provision of easily accessible primary health and social services • Development and provision of innovative, flexible, experimental programmes to address the needs of specific groups
  5. 5. • Around 2500 young people registered with the service • Ethnicity breakdown: 20% Maori, 10% Pacific Island, 15% Other, 55% NZ Euro • High percentage of young people from refugee backgrounds • Significant group of “at risk” young people who are not accessing any other services
  6. 6. Ethnicities of registered patients at November 07 African Other Asian 2% 5% 4% European Pacific 5% 9% Maori 19% NZ Euro 56%
  7. 7. Age range of patients at Evolve Nov 07 350 300 250 Number of patients 200 150 100 50 0 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Age in years

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