What is YAppEE?
YAppEE (Youth App Empowering Employment) is a free program designed to help young people maintain stable employment and income. It was developed in partnership with the Black Dog Institute and Advanced Personnel Management (APM).
YAppEE uses the YAppEE smartphone app which allows participants to check-in daily and help identify and prevent issues in the workplace before they escalate. The service includes a counselling call centre, run by Black Swan Health, to provide real-time support to participants as they need it.
Who can join the YAppEE program?
- Young people aged 15-25 (other eligibility criteria)
- Self-reported mental health issues
How can I join the YAppEE program?
- Email YAppEE@blackswanhealth.com.au to get started.
Who created YAppEE?
YAppEE is funded by the Empowering YOUth Initiative by the Australian Government Department of Employment. Black Swan Health won the tender to develop the program in partnership with the Black Dog Institute and Advanced Personnel Management (APM).