Young People

Youth Services and Programs

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


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Sutherland Shire Libraries 

Sutherland Shire Libraries provide support to students studying for their HSC through a number of programs and resources including study guides and HSC lectures.

Click here for more info.   


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 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 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 centres at Menai and Miranda.  Check out Project's Youth's website to see the services and programs they run (including 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

The Family Co. Youth Services 

The Family Co. Youth Services are based in the heart of Engadine, providing support, information, and programs for young people, schools and families across the Sutherland Shire. Services include access to a regular afternoon social space for young people to meet, relax and create, a music studio and production facilities, group programs, activities and events, and information and support from qualified professionals. The Family Co. Youth Services also offer a number of programs for parents, and individual support for both young people and their families.
Please see their website for further information. 

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More information

Policies and documents

Youth Services Directory


Enquiries can be directed to Youth Community Development Advisor on 9710 0381 or

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