Young Carer Social Group – South East Sydney CRCC
Do you feel like you need a bit of a break? Need support with school, or want to have fun?
The Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre (CRCC) run a great social group that can support you with your emotional wellbeing, education and connecting with others.
This is a great opportunity to meet new people and to have a great time!
Who: Young carers
When: 22 March 2017 // Fortnightly group
For more info: contact Kimberly on 1800 917 139 // email: firstname.lastname@example.org more
FREE! Youth Games and Pizza Night
In Celebration of National Youth Week, The Grafton Library is hosting a Free Games Night for all young people from ages 12 to 25 years to enjoy. Don’t miss out on an opportunity to join in on a fantastic night filled with fun and entertainment consisting of free pizza, music and an assortment of games!
Who: Young people ages 12 – 25 years
When: Friday, 31 March 2017 from 6:00pm – 9:00 pm.
Where: The Grafton Library, Pound Street Grafton NSW 2460
For more info: Click hereread more
Instagram Scavenger Hunt – Goulburn
Grab a friend and come along to Belmore Park to pick up your list of clues and join in on a fun and exciting Instagram Scavenger Hunt! Prior to the commencement of the scavenger hunt there will also be a free BBQ and entertainment to enjoy. Don’t miss out!
Who: Young People
When: Monday 3 April 2017 // 11am
Where: Belmore Park Goulburn NSW 2580
For more info: Click hereread more
Social Group – Glisten
Glisten is a social group for same sex attracted and gender diverse young people.
If you are under the age of 25, and live in the St George or Sutherland area, why not join this great social group to feel connected and supported!
Who: Under that age of 25 years
When: First Monday of every month. Next group is March 6 2017
For more info: click here or contact Nadia on 0410 452 323/ email@example.com more
FREE! Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation – Potts Points // Rouse Hill
Work towards facing challenges with acceptance and demonstrating a higher level of the self by learning relaxation and meditation exercises!
Who: Anyone above 15 years of age
When: See below website for availability/ timetable
Where: Mungerie Community Hall, 16 Bellcast Road, Rouse Hill, New South Wales // Rex Centre 58A McLeay Street, Potts Point, New South Wales
RSVP here for both locationsread more
FREE Sundayfunday! – Alexandria
Join the community of Alexandria in a day full of fun and exciting festivities such as jumping castles, face painting, Sausage Sizzle and a petting zoo!
When: Sunday 26th March 2017 // 11:00 – 3:00pm
Where: Alexandria Park – Buckland Street, Alexandria NSW 2015
More Info: Contact 0419 015 989 or check out the webpage here
Weave Youth and Community Services – Waterloo
Weave Youth and Community Services provides a range of services to socially excluded young people, women, children and families in the heart of Sydney. A large proportion of people who access our services are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. Weave has a variety of programs (tutoring, outreach, information and referrals, arts programs etc) catering to adolescents, children, women and families.
Main Weave office: Corner Elizabeth and Allen Streets, Waterloo
Weave Women and Children’s Centre: 133 Morehead Street, Waterloo
Weave Kool Kids Club: Shop 3, 669 Anzac Parade, Maroubra
Weave Fernside Skate park: Corner Elizabeth & Allen Streets, Waterloo
More Info: Please call 9318 0539 or click here to see the full list of programs!read more
UAB: Arts&Music Based Program – Double Bay
Urban Arts Base (UAB) is a unique community arts and music based program that assists young people, aged 15 -30, in their recovery from mental health challenges. Anglicare auspices the program. UAB offers a safe, non-judgmental, creative environment to encourage and empower participants to make their own creative and artistic decisions. Participants also gain the necessary skills to re-engage in education, employment and vocational training too!
Who: Young people aged between 15-30 years
When: Thursdays and Fridays from 1.00pm-3:30pm
Where: 1 Cross Street, Double Bay
Cost: FREE (but please call first to see if you are eligible)!
More Info: Please call Penny at the Studio on Thursday and Friday on 9328 3014 or click here!read more
Byron Girls Group – Byron Bay
The Byron Girls Group is a fun and creative group for young women from the Shire. Get together every week in a safe, supportive space to make, create, socialise and build positive relationships with other young women and grow confidence within yourself!
Who: Girls aged 12-16 years
When: Every Wednesday // 4pm
Where: Byron Youth Activity Centre (Gilmore Crescent, Byron Bay)
More Info: Please contact Lotte on 0490 026 840 or 0400 430 345 or click here!read more
Hercules House Program – Chatswood
Hercules House in Chatswood is a friendly and positive environment in which those with a mental illness can engage in their choice of various facilities and support, or activities and groups that encourage socialisation, development of life skills, educational and supportive groups! The timetable changes each month, so click below to see what’s on!
Who: Anyone over 18 years
When: Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday // 9.30am – 4pm
Where: 51 Hercules Street, Chatswood
More Info: Please call 9199 6190 or click here!read more
CommBank Indigenous Careers Programs – Statewide
CommBank has a strong commitment to promote social, economic and financial inclusion for Australia’s First Peoples. They are determined to provide outstanding careers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through a variety of opportunities including traineeships, internship and graduate opportunities! Apply now!
Who: Indigenous students
- School Based Traineeships
- Full-Time Traineeships
- University Internships AND
- Experienced Hire Opportunities
Paid training for young people seeking employment – Rockdale
Looking for a job? Need job-skills training, assistance with obtaining licences, tutoring and support? The Iworx Program aims to help young people with little or no work experience to find and keep paid employment! This training is organised by Exodus Youth Worx! Sounds hectic!
When: Apply anytime!
Where: 2/440 West Botany Street, Rockdale
Cost: FREE!read more
Join the Green Army! – Statewide
The Green Army is an awesome Australian Government initiative open to young people including Indigenous Australians, school leavers, gap year students, graduates and job seekers who are looking for employment to develop skills, undertake training and gain experience in the delivery of conservation – this can help you enter the workforce, improve your career opportunities or further your education and training. The Green Army provides all the tools and training required for each project – you even get paid an allowance! Wooooo!
Who: Young people aged between 17-24 years
When: Various locations and times across NSW
Where: Various locations and times across NSW
Cost: FREE (you even get paid)!read more
Writing Club at Henty Library – Riverina Murray
Come to Henty Library and join in on the writing fun! This is a club that promotes literature, writing skills and creativity. Share your ideas and thoughts with fellow writers! You never know – your next idea might be a Pulitzer winning gem!
When: Every second Tuesday of the month // 2.00pm – 3.00pm
Where: Henty Library (30 Sladen Street, Henty)
More Info: Call 6929 3770 or click here!read more
Awesome Art Gallery in Tumut – Riverina Murray
Come on down to Tumut Library! The foyer of the library has been transformed into a gallery showcasing the wonderful talents of local artists. The display changes monthly. Contact the library if you wish to display your own pieces, or if you have any suggestions!
When: Monday – Friday // 10am – 6pm
Where: Tumut Library (169 Wynyard Street, Tumut)
More Info: Please contact 6941 2541 or head on over to the library!
Creative Art Space and Time Out for Young Carers – Northern Sydney
Get creative yo and take some time to chill these school holidays!
Who: Young carers up to 18 years old
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays during the school holidays (5, 7, 12 & 14 July) // 1pm-4pm
Where: 57 Hercules Street, Chatswood
More Info: Contact Megan on 0410 411 538read more
Kidz Connect Club – Illawarra
There is an fabulous activity that is held after school, throughout the school term for all school aged children. No bookings required! Just come along and join the funsies!
Who: School aged children (up to high school)
When: Every Wednesday (during school terms) // 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Where: Warrawong Library
More info: Contact 4227 8133, or have a look at this event calendar!read more
FREE Movie Screenings @ Wollongong – Illawarra
Yoohoo! Catch a movie at Wollongong Library! Bring a mate, bring some nibblies, and make some kewl friends, while watching an awesome movie!
Who: Youth aged between 12-18 years
When: Every second Friday // 4:00 – 6:00pm
Where: Wollongong Library
More Info: Please contact Wollongong Library on 4227 7428 for more information. Also check out the event calendar here!read more
FREE Movie Screenings @ Thirroul – Illawarra
Come join in on the fun at Thirroul Library – bring a mate, bring a snack and make some friends while kicking back an awesome movie!
When: Every 3rd Monday of the month (February to November)
Where: Thirroul Library
More Info: Check out this flyer, and reserve your place by calling 4227 8191!read more
Produce and Creative Markets – Illawarra
Local growers and producers gather every Friday, bringing fresh fruit and vegetables, plants, organic wood fired bread, cakes, dips, nuts, olive oils and cheeses. Delicious Thai, Vietnamese , Himalayan, Turkish and Indian cuisine is available too – mmmm! There is also a wide variety of arts, crafts, and produce are on display offering a taste of the region’s cultural diversity. Onya ‘Gong!
When: Every Friday // 9:00am – 3:00pm
Where: End of the Crown Street mall through to the lower end of the Mall at Kembla Street
More Info: Have a squiz at the Facebook page right here!read more
Riverwood Library Teen Book Club – South West Sydney
Do you have a passion for reading? Would you like to join like-minded teens to discuss your favourite books? Then join in with other like-minded teens @ Riverwood Library! Engage in interesting conversion and rhetoric about what you like, and don’t like, about the books that you have read!
Who: Young people
When: Last Saturday of every month // 10:00am
Where: Corner of Belmore Road and Roosevelt Avenue, Riverwood
More Info: For more information, please contact Riverwood Library on: 9789 9416, or click here!read more
Sound Of The Streets – South East Sydney
Creative Youth Initiative (CYI) is a Music and Art program for young people aged 16-25. Both the art and music course are 20 weeks in length. Each course is in partnership with TAFE so students can receive a qualification. Art students also work towards producing art for our annual exhibition while music students works towards producing songs for our annual CD and CD launch.
Who: Young people aged 16-25
When: Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday (starting Tuesday July 19th) // 10am-4pm each day
However this is offered twice a year (February and July)
Where: Mission Australia Centre, lower ground floor, 19 Denham Street, Surry Hills
More Info: Check out the cool flyer below or contact Emma on 9356 8897read more
Werrington Carer Support Group – Nepean
If you’re a young carer aged 18+ looking for support, this group has got you covered.
Who: Young carers aged 18 and above
When: The second Monday of each month // 11am – 1pm
Where: Namajtira Neighbourhood Centre, Henry Lawson Drive Werrington
More Info: Have a look at the flyer below or contact Nicole on 9673 6133 or firstname.lastname@example.org more
Literacy Tutoring – Nepean
If you need help with reading or writing, this is the place to be!
Who: Primary school students
When: Every Wednesday during school terms // 3:30pm – 5:00pm
Where: Aboriginal Catholic Services Emerton, 254 Luxford Road Emerton
More Info: Have a look at the flyer below or contact Liz on 9628 0084 or email@example.com. Bookings are essential.read more
New Steps After School Dance Sessions – Inner West
Keen to get your groove on and learn some sweet new moves?
Who: All young people
When: Wednesdays during school term // 4pm – 6pm
Where: Marrickville PCYC, 531 Illawarra Rd Marrickville
More Info: Check out the flyer below or contact the PCYC on 9559 7722read more
Free Archery Trial – Illawarra
Get your Robin Hood on with free archery lessons!
When: Wednesdays 3:45pm – 5:00pm & Saturdays 10:00am – 12:30pm
Where: Woollongong PCYC
Cost: First 3 lessons free
More Info: Contact Woollongong PCYC on 4229 4418 or firstname.lastname@example.org more
The Inner West Young Carer Group – Inner West
Run by one of our Young Carer Leaders, this support group provides a safe space for young carers to discuss the challenges they face and how to deal with them. Members also get to try their hand at cooking, crafts and games!
Who: Young carers in Grades 3 – 7
When: Every second Monday during Terms 2 & 3 // 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Where: L’arche Sydney Office, 51 Burlington Road Homebush
More Info: Check out the flyer below or contact Mary at email@example.com
SPACE – Inner West
Introducing Sydney’s first drop-in group for young people who identify as LGBTIQA which focuses on identity and culture!
Who: Young people aged 12-25 who identify at LGBTIQA and culturally and linguistically diverse
When: The third Wednesday of each month, starting March 16 // 3pm – 5pm
Where: Youthblock Youth Health Services, 288 Abercrombie Street Redfern
More Info: Have a look at the flyer below or contact Kristian on 9562 5640 or Kristian.Reyes@sswahs.nsw.gov.auread more
Free After School Activities – Inner West
Do you want to get active, make new friends and learn some new skills? PCYC Marrickville has an awesome selection of free events every day after school!
Who: 6 – 16 year olds in the Marrickville area
When: Mondays – Fridays during school term
Where: PCYC Marrickville, 531 Illawarra Road Marrickville
More Info: Check out the flyer below or call 9559 7722read more
Homework Support Program – Inner West
Struggling with Maths, English, Science or Geography? Drop in to Leichhardt’s homework support program to get some help from a tutor and munch on free snacks! *Nom*
Who: Young people aged 12 – 18
When: Every Wednesday during school term // 3:00pm – 5:30pm
Where: Leichhardt Town Hall, 107 Norton Street Leichhardt
More Info: For more information check out the flyer below or call 9367 9216read more
Marrickville Souths Fitness and Breakfast Club – Inner West
Do you want to train with players from the Rabbitohs under 20s twice a week, hang out with other young people and get a free feed?
Who: Young people aged 12 – 24 who live or go to school in the Marrickville area
When: Tuesdays and Thursdays during school term // 6am start
Where: Marrickville PCYC, 531 Illawarra Rd Marrickville
More Info: For more information or to register, call 9335 2243 or 9335 2158read more