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Youth

Kingston Youth Services works with young people aged 12-25 years who have links to the City of Kingston (live, work, study). Our team runs a range of programs, activities and events for young people.

For more information, or to participate in any of the below, please contact the Youth Team on 1300 369 436 or email youth.services@kingston.vic.gov.au.

 

Aspendale Youth Cove (AYC)

Weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at Aspendale Community Centre. A range of activities for young people 11 to 17 years old.

Universal Magazine Committee

Print-based quarterly magazine designed and created by young people, distributed throughout the City of Kingston.

Queer in Kingston (QIK)

Social support group for gender perse and questioning young people.

FReeZA Committee

Group of young people who plan, organise and run music, cultural and recreational events for young people in the City of Kingston.

Youth Advisory Committee (YAC)

An advisory committee of young people who are involved in formulating future directions for Council for Kingston’s young people.

Parent Information Nights

Quarterly online parent information nights where presenters facilitate an information session aimed at parents around a particular topic or theme.

 

Support Services

The City of Kingston’s Youth Services team works with young people aged 12-25 years who have links to the City of Kingston (live, work, study). We can help with accessing information, support and referrals on a range of issues impacting young people.

If you are in any immediate danger or want to report an incident, please call the Police on 000

Support Services available in a crisis:

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800 (24 hours)
Telephone, web and email support on any issue children wish to talk about.

Lifeline

13 11 14 (24 hours)
Telephone support for anyone experiencing personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Suicide Call Back Service

1300 659 467
Telephone support for anyone experiencing personal crisis with access to suicide prevention services.

1800RESPECT

1800 737 732 (24 hours)
National helpline that provides confidential information, counselling and support services.

Ask Izzy

A mobile website that connects people who are in crisis with the services they need right now and nearby.