Young People

Youth Services and Programs

 Find a list of youth services and programs currently available in the Sutherland Shire.


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After School Youth Programs

There are a range of after school programs on offer for local youth (12-25 year olds)

For the full program of events for Term 3 - 2019 click below.


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 bimonthly on theWednesday 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 is open to anyone supporting young people in the Sutherland Shire.

Contact our Community Development Officer
Tel:   9710 0381

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Youth Info Card

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

 Youth Info Card

 If you would like to receive Youth Info Card's,  please contact our Community Development Officer on:

Tel:   9710 0381

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).

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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

Engadine District Youth Services (EDYS)

Engadine District Youth Services (EDYS) is the local Youth Centre based in the heart of Engadine, servicing young people aged 12-18 years and their families from all across the Sutherland Shire. EDYS offers a regular afternoon drop-in program, school holiday activities and events, a music studio, and access to information, referral and support from professional youth workers.  EDYS can also provide youth and family counselling and group workshops for schools and community. Please see their website for further information.

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More information

Policies and documents

Youth Services Directory Youth-Strategy 2014-2018


Enquiries can be directed to Youth Community Development Officer on 9710 5381 or

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