Wollongong Youth Services
Wollongong Youth Services is a generalist youth service and has a focus on community development, capacity building and connecting young people with the services, support and opportunities which best meet their individual needs. These include education, training and employment, relationship breakdown, homelessness, drug and alcohol support needs, mental health needs, social inclusion and more.
Current Events and Activities
All activities are generally free and designed for young people aged 12-24 years (unless otherwise specified).
I love Wollongong because...panel project
'I love Wollongong because...' invites young people to capture what they love about Wollongong in an image and submit it to be part of a public exhibition at Wollongong Youth Centre.
I love Dapto because...panel project
'I love Dapto because...' invites young people to capture what they love about Dapto in an image and submit it to be part of a public exhibition. Images will be exhibited on panel located in Dapto Square and the surrounding area.
Information Support and referral
Youth Services Staff are available to help connect young people with the services and opportunities to meet their needs. Our staff take time to listen, understanding and help young people explore their options. We provide information, support and referral in a wide range of areas including recreational, drug and alcohol, support groups, mental health, accommodation, employment and training and more.
Staff are available at Wollongong Youth Centre or by phoning (02) 4227 8222 Monday to Friday 10am – 5pm and Saturday 1pm-4pm.
Spaces for Young People
Our spaces are safe, fun, accessible, supervised, drug and alcohol free spaces.
Wollongong Youth Centre
Corner of Keira and Burelli Street, Wollongong
Bellambi Neighbourhood Centre
49a Cawley Street, Bellambi
Bundaleer Community Centre
Northcliffe Drive, Warrawong
Cringila Community Centre
32 Lake Avenue, Cringila
Koonawarra Sailing Club
Eastern End, Kanahooka Road, Kanahooka
Warrawong Community Centre
9 Greene Street, Warrawong
Level 1, 67-71 King Street, Warrawong
Space for Hire
The Youth Centre facilities are available for bookings by service providers (fees may apply):
- auditorium (300 person capacity, stage, lighting, PA)
- soundproof music rehearsal room
- art room
- meeting rooms
Find out more
It's Our Future report
To read Council's report on what young people in the Wollongong Local Government Area (LGA) need and want, use the viewer below, or download the PDF version:
It's Our Future report [1.65 MB]