Western Young People's Independent Network (WYPIN)

  1. About this service

    WYPIN is for young people aged from 12 to 25 years from diverse backgrounds who want to make a difference. WYPIN uses a range of leadership, capacity building and advocacy strategies that engage culturally diverse youth across the western region. This program is independent and is directed by young people.

    WYPIN has five core functions:
    - To engage young people (especially those recently arrived to Australia) through recreational activities and camps
    - To provide training programs to build the capacity of young leaders
    - To educate young people how to positively influence change
    - To campaign against racism and discrimination
    - Deliver workshops that promote multiculturalism and inclusion to business, community organisations and schools.

    WYPIN's Committee of Management is comprised of young people aged 12-25 years. At its core, WYPIN is a youth empowerment, youth advocacy group.  WYPIN plays an important role in advocacy and policy development and are seen as a critical voice on diverse youth issues in the Western region of Melbourne.

    If you are aged from 12 to 25 years and want to make a difference in your community, you can join WYPIN. 

    Through WYPIN you can:

    - Gain leadership opportunities
    - Develop projects and campaigns
    - Volunteer to be on a working group and/or youth committee. 


      • Service name

        Western Young People's Independent Network (WYPIN)

      • Service address

        3/6 - 12 South Road, Braybrook 3019
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      • Phone

        8311 5421 or 8311 5405

      • Urgency levels

        Some Help, Just Curious

      • Service area

        Braybrook and surrounding areas

      • Service hours

        Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00am-5:00pm

      • Age group

        12 - 25 years

      • Interpreters


      • Service type


      • Service for

        Young people

      • Disability access


    More information for service professionals

      • Participation type

        In person

      • Referral mode

        In person

      • Point of intake

        Office Administration

  2. Western Young People's Independent Network (WYPIN)