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  Youth

AA Regional Youth Support Services Inc
123 Donnison Street   Gosford  NSW
  
02 4323 2374
RYSS is a youth information, advocacy, referral and activities service for young people 12-25yrs. A shopfront service runs at Gosford at the Interlynk Lounge- PCs with internet, homework help, games, video editing, campaigns & much more!!
www.ryss.com.au
     
Central Coast Youth Interagency
  Gosford  NSW
  
(02) 4325 8814
Hours: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm. Meetings held each first Tuesday of the month from 9:30am to 12:00 noon. Information exchange between youth services, advocacy on youth issues. Support of youth services. Co-ordinates youth week events
     
Coastal Community Tenancy Scheme LTD
147 Main Road   Toukley  NSW
  
(02) 4396 5222
Hours: 8:30 am to 4:00pm Monday to Friday. Non-profit organisation that provides long-term, secure and affordable accommodation to families and singles in Wyong shire. Clients must be on the department of housing waiting list.
     
Erina Youth Centre
North / South Road   Erina Fair  NSW
  
(02) 4304 7104
Hours: Monday & Wednesday 3.00pm to 7.00pm. Thursday & Friday 3.00pm to 9.00pm. Information, referral, support and program activities for young people aged 12-24 years. Contact the Youth Centre for a detailed program. One on One appointments available outside the above times.
     
Gravity Youth Centre
   
  
(02) 4392 4912
Gravity Youth Centre is the name of a multipurpose facility in which youth specific services work in partnership to conduct programs that meet the identified needs of young people of the surrounding local area and greater Northern Wyong Shire. Three council staff, including Lake Haven Youth Program Worker, Aboriginal Youth Development Officer and Facility Manager along with Wyong Youth Services, The Smith Family, Workwise Inc and Youth Health all work from the building. These services, referred to as the Gravity Project Team, offer a broad range of programs to young people, including alternative education, life skill development, education support, crisis support in its many different forms and a place for young people to attend recreational activities. The Gravity Project Team share a vision of quality, best practice service provision to young people in a safe and supported environment. Gravity Youth Centre and its services work in partnership with stakeholders to ensure that the centre, skate park and surrounding park remain a drug, alcohol and smoke free zone. Along with Wyong Shire Council, Police and Dept of Education, the centre supports a truanting protocol which promotes young people attending school and a Youth Access Protocol with Lake Haven Shopping Centre.
     
Kariong Youth Centre
Mitchell Drive   Kariong  NSW
  
(02) 4340 4678
Hours: Monday to Friday 2.00pm to 3.30pm ages 18-24, 3.00pm to 6.00pm ages 12-17. Tuesday 3.00pm to 4.30pm under 12. 1st Friday every month 3.00pm to 7.00pm. Information, referral, support, programs and holiday activities for young people aged 12-24 years. Please contact the Youth Centre for a detailed program. One on One appointments available outside of the above times.
     
Kincumber Youth Centre
2 / 20 Kincumber Street   Kincumber  NSW
  
(02) 4369 5633
KYC provides a diverse program of activities four afternoons per week for young people aged 12 - 18. Referral, support and career guidance, are available for 16 - 24 year olds through our career support program. The service also coordinates community events and projects to enhance culture, diversity, creativity and community inclusiveness through intergenerational and youth focused models.
     
Koori Connect Programme
1 Kangoo Road   Kariong  NSW
  
(02) 4346 1111
An innovative programme engaging Aboriginal young people in a range of cultural activities and events aimed at improving community connection, school retention and providing vocational learning opportunities.
www.youthconnections.com.au
     
Lake Haven Youth Program Worker
   
  
(02) 4394 0291
Position is based at Gravity Youth Centre and at Wyong Shire Council. It is responsible for providing a holistic approach to manage the Lake Haven Youth Precinct, promote more harmonious relationships between young people and other sections of the community and enhance the amenity and prosperity of the area for the community as a whole. The position facilitates the coordination of the Gravity Project Team through meetings and program planning. Gravity based programs include Gravity Community Park makeover, Sustainability Street environmental program, Truancy Protocol and Youth Access Protocol. Further to this the role also plays a key part in promoting and carrying out Council wide youth programs, including the coordination of Youth Week, the Wyong Shire Council Youth Advisory Council and implementing programs and opportunities where young people can develop leadership skills and proactively engage within their local communities.
     
Oasis Youth Centre
Cnr Hely Street and Anzac Avenue   Wyong  NSW
  
(02) 4353 9799
Youth and Community Centre. Hours: Winter 3:00pm - 5:00pm Summer 3:00pm - 6:00pm
     
The Ysite Website
   
  
Ysite is a project providing young people with access to information and resources on the internet.
www.ysite.com.au
     
Vinnies Youth - Central Coast (St Vincent De Paul Society)
Side 41 the Boulevarde   Woy Woy  NSW
  
(02) 4341 0448
Tues to Thurs 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Fridays 3pm to 8pm Works with Central Coast schools to encourage young people to become actively involved in their community and wider social justice issues. Co-ordinates camps during school holidays aimed at providing young people experiencing disadvantage with a ADSL connection, 10 computers, email, word processing, scanning , printing, games and much more. Open to all young people aged 12 to 18 years.
     
Wyoming Youth Centre
Warrawilla Road   Wyoming  NSW
  
(02) 4325 0661
Managed by Regional Youth Support Services. Provides a Youth Group Program, Information and Referral Services, focusing on 12 to 18 years of age. Open Tuesday to Friday, 3.00pm to 6.00pm.
     
Wyong Youth Services
Gravity, Off Bannister Drive   Lake Haven  NSW
  
(02) 4393 9555
To provide information by way of fun and educational programs, referral, support, Drop-in, Afternoon activities, Health clinic. Drop-in Wednesday-Friday 2.30pm -5.30pm, Saturday 9.30am - 1.00pm. Wednesday Health Clinic 2.00pm - 6.00pm.
     
ycentral
Suite 1, Level 2 Mann St   Gosford  NSW
  
(02) 4304 7878
ycentral is a one stop shop for general and mental health needs catering to young people 12-25.
     
Youth Accommodation Association Hotline
   
  
(02) 9698 5833
Monday to Friday 9:30am to 4:00pm. As a coalition of interest groups in the youth accommodation section YAA seeks to unite around those common issues to provide for better services for homeless youth and to assist in the increased awareness of the needs and interests of young people in general. 24 hour listing of crisis accommodation across NSW updated weekly.
     
Youth Advisory Council (YAC) - Wyong Shire Council
   
  
(02) 4394 0291
Young people should be seen and heard. YAC is a group of proactive young people from diverse backgrounds who meet to discuss how local issues affect youth and to make Council aware of young people's ideas and activities. It further aims to create positive links between young people and the Council and to promote the positive achievements of young people across a range of interests and activities.
     
Youth Council - Gosford City
  Gosford  NSW
  
(02) 4325 8814
Youth Council is for young people 12 to 24 years of age. Youth Council offers an opportunity for people to get involved with their local community and to engage in positions of leadership. Meets on the first Wednesday of every month at Erina Youth Centre (next to the Library at Erina Fair Shopping Centre) between 4.30pm and 5.30pm.
     
Youth Desk Website
   
  
A central location where youth services can post news and events. The profiles of organisations and service providers can also be viewed along with links to their specific websites.
www.youthdesk.com.au
     
Youth Development Worker - Communities Activities Lake Macquarie
111 The Boulevarde   Toronto  NSW
  
(02) 4959 6888
Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 4.30pm. Project of Community Activities in Lake Macquarie.
     
Youth Liaison Officer
The Entrance Police Station - 14 Denning Street   The Entrance  NSW
  
(02) 4333 2925
To provide a link between the youth and police on the Central Coast.
     
Youth Services - Team Leader - Gosford City Council
53 Mann Street   Gosford  NSW
  
(02) 4325 8814
Hours: Monday to Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm. To oversee the operations of Council Youth Services programs, services and facilities. To support and advise youth organisations, facilitate Central Coast Youth Interagency and advocate for the needs of youth and the youth sector. To advise Council where issues relate to youth.