Young People

Youth Services and Programs

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Information, services and support organisations for young people in the Shire.

Sutherland Shire Youth Network

The Sutherland Shire Youth Network (SSYN) is a collaboration between council, community services and local organisations who support young people in the local community.  

The SSYN meets on the second Wednesday of each month to discuss activities, programs and opportunities for young people. 

The SSYN aims to:

  • Improve information sharing amongst local service providers.
  • Strengthen collaboration and partnerships between services and government departments.
  • Allow a coordinated approach to youth advocacy and lobby for youth issues.
  • Enable coordinated planning of future directions and projects.

Membership

Membership is open to anyone supporting young people in the Sutherland Shire.

Contact our Community Development Officer
Email:   cue@ssc.nsw.gov.au.
Tel:   9710 0422

Project Youth 

Project Youth is a not for profit organisation that works with at risk youth and their families across the Sutherland Shire and St George area.  They have drop in centres at Menai, Kurnell and Miranda.  Check out Project's Youth's website to see the services and programs they run (includes counselling, youth events, alcohol awareness education, mentoring, case work, youth resource information).

headspace

headspace is the national youth health foundation to help out young people who are having a tough time.  headspace offers services to young people such as mental health counselling support, education and employment support, alcohol and other drug services and sexual health services.  

Local headspace centres 

headspace Miranda
headspace Hurstville

Volunteer to join council's Youth Council

Location

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More information

Policies and documents

Youth Services Directory Youth-Strategy 2014-2018

Enquiries

Enquiries can be directed to Youth Community Development Officer on 9710 0422 or cue@ssc.nsw.gov.au

Youth Council Volunteer

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