Local Youth Services Directory
Randwick City Council has collated a local youth services directory for and on behalf of the Eastern Sydney Youth Services Network (ESYSN). ESYSN members represent youth-related services and support from all levels of government, NGOs and community groups. This directory lists current programs and support available for young people in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Information will be updated regularly. Copies of this directory can be downloaded here. Hard copies may be obtained by contacting email@example.com.
Along with hosting community events for young people, Randwick City Council's Community Development team work closely with services that support local young people and their family. A range of services from health, education, housing and general support services regularly partner in programs and activities with the support of Council. For more information, contact the Youth and Multicultural Community Projects Officer - 02 9093 6678 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Read on for a snapshot of current programs and activities.
Youth Off the Streets
Family and community participation is encouraged and welcomed. Share a BBQ, make new friends, meet the team and get involved. South Eastern Sydney Outreach:
Wednesday 4pm to 8pm, Outreach at Coral Sea Park, Sth Maroubra
Friday, 4pm to 8pm, Duffy's Corner (Memorial Park), Maroubra
Monday nights 5pm - Young Men's group at 29 Lexington Place Maroubra. This program is for young men from 15 and over to give them a good understanding about what life will be like as a young adult and some of the challenges they will face as they get older. The goal of this program is to help these young boys take the right path in life.
Identify - This is a cultural program for young Aboriginal males aged 12 and over to help them reconnect with their culture and to enhance their knowledge and understanding of their cultural heritage.
For more information regarding South East Sydney Outreach - Youth off the Streets please call 0477 388 709
The Benevolent Society's Shack Well-being Programs offers activities and support services during school term and school holidays. Check out their website for activities such as: tutoring; music; drama; sports; and support services
Kool Kids Club
Kool Kids Club is an educational outreach and prevention program for children aged 7-13 years living in La Perouse and surrounding areas. Activities include: surfing; dance; short film projects; music workshops; sports; arts; and cooking
Beaches Outreach Project
Beaches Outreach Project (BOP) is a youth outreach service that operates in and around the Eastern Suburbs. Targeting 11-24 year olds, it offers support, information, referrals and advocacy.
Plus a Friday night outreach providing, food and drink, help in a crisis and a safe and secure way of getting home.
La Perouse Youth Haven
The La Perouse Youth Haven (established in 2005) delivers youth specific programs for Aboriginal young people living within the South East Sydney area with a focus on members of the La Perouse Aboriginal Community. The La Perouse Youth programs range from diversionary, leadership, school holiday, educational, health and fitness programs. The La Perouse Youth Haven aim is to provide a platform for community members to contribute to a sustainable Aboriginal Community at La Perouse and the South East Sydney area.