Council is committed to responding to the needs of the young people of our area and is working closely with other organisations in the area through its Youth Services Forum.
WAYS Youth Services (Waverley Action for Youth Services) provides services and programs for young people (9 - 24 years). These include a youth centre, counselling, literacy, numeracy, a variety of arts and crafts, music tuition, information and resource centre, employment skilling program, peer education, alternative education, training services and youth connect.
Urban Arts Base, provided by Anglicare, is an innovative community arts project aiming to assist young people with mental health issues in their recovery.
Big Brothers Big Sisters program aims to improve the self esteem and wellbeing of young people between the ages of 6 -15 who are experiencing a challenging upbringing.
Beaches Outreach Project provides welfare related assistance to marginalised youth (11- 25 years) who are not in touch with mainstream welfare services in the Eastern suburbs area, running both night patrols and follow up day support.
Miroma provides a range of programs in the Eastern Suburbs that assist young people with disabilities fulfil their potential. Programs include creative arts, training and supported employment.
Centre 360 Youth and Family Services provides therapeutic individualised counselling, case work, group work and mentoring for disadvantaged young people and their families.