Youth Services

Council provides a range of events and programs for local young people aged between 12-24 years old. These include: 

Click on the links above or use the left-side navigation bar to find out more.

Ashfield Youth on Facebook

    

Ashfield Youth are on Facebook. Get online to connect with other young folks and find out what's happening in Ashfield. Learn about workshops being offered, upcoming events and have a say.

https://www.facebook.com/ashfieldyouth

School Holiday Programs in 2015

School Holiday Programs run during the School Holidays. There are four school holiday programs during the year. 

The next school holiday programs coming up include: 

  • Winter Program:  27 June- 12 July
  • Spring Program: 19 September- 5 October

  • Summer Program: January 2016
  • Autumn Program: April 2016 

  

Take a look at our last School Holiday Program-  which celebrated Youth Week.

Check out Ashfield Council's last school holiday program which celebrated Youth Week from April 10- 19th. This program was generously supported by the NSW Government.

There were lots of different workshops and events taking place, planned by young people, for young people. All workshops and events were FREE for young people who live, study, work or volunteer in the Ashfield Local Government Area. 

Heads Up!

Heads Up! Runs over the school term and is a program of FREE activities and workshops for 12- 24 year olds who live, study, work, or volunteer in and around the Ashfield Local Government Area. Heads Up! is about giving young people opportunities to have fun, develop new hobbies, have a space to hang out, and meet other young people. 

Heads Up! Skating for Beginners at Summer Hill Skate Park

This is a FREE course but spaces are limited so bookings are absolutely nesessary: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/skateboarding-basics-tickets-16907566988 

*Workshops will be postponed in the event of bad weather as this course is held outdoors. 

Wednesday May 6 

Wednesday May 13 

Wednesday May 20 

Wednesday May 27

Wednesday June 3

Wednesday June 10

Wednesday June 17

Wednesday June 24  

Heads Up! Hip Hop Dance Classes at Ashfield Civic Centre

This is a FREE course but spaces are limited so bookings are absolutely necessary: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hip-hop-dance-classes-tickets-16671220068

Wednesday April 29

Wednesday May 6

Wednesday May 13

Wednesday May 20

Wednesday May 27

Wednesday June 3

Wednesday June 10

Wednesday June 17

Wednesday June 24

3.20pm- 5pm @ Ashfield Civic Centre Activity Room 4

Skilled Up!

Skilled up! is a program of FREE activities and workshops for 12- 24 year olds who live, study, work, or volunteer in and around the Ashfield Local Government Area. Skilled up! is about providing opportunities for young people to learn something new for work or training purposes.

Skilled Up! Employment workshop on June 11th, 2015

ANZAC Art Competition

2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli

What do you think about ANZAC history? Are you creative? The ANZAC art competition needs you!

The ANZAC Art Competition for young people has been extended until May 29. This is your last chance to win Big Prizes! 

1st prize: $500 | 2nd prize: $300 | 3rd prize $200

Ashfield Council invites young people to reflect on the 100th anniversary of the first landings in Gallipoli.

Explore the role played by Women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, Migrants, or the Impact of Returning Home on the Troops.

Create an artwork, illustration, photograph or short film and share your thoughts on ANZAC history. Be in the running for big prizes.

Key documents:

Ashfield-Council-ANZAC-90mm-300-Courier-C_Website_refreshed_1.jpg

ANZAC_Art_Comp_Terms_and_Conditions1.pdf

14_20310__ANZAC_Youth_Art_Competition_-_Entry_Form1.docx

Follow us on Facebook: Ashfield Youth https://www.facebook.com/ashfieldyouth 

More Information: For more information download the conditions of entry or contact Council on Tel: (02) 9716 1843 or email tiffanyt@ashfield.nsw.gov.au.

Closing Date: Entries close at 5pm, Friday 3 April 2015.

Youth Events and Workshops

Learner Driver Workshop 

Are you a parent or carer who is teaching someone how to drive? Come along to this free workshop to learn all the simple steps on how to teach a learner driver. The workshop cover the laws and limits for L and P Plate Holders, how to use the log book as well as tips and tricks on making lessons count. Because teaching some to drive can be a happy experience

Date: Tuesday June 16th 2015 (SPACES STILL AVAILABLE) 

Time: 5.45pm-7.15pm

Venue: Headspace Ashfield,

   Basement Level of Ashfield Civic Centre

   260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield

Cost: FREE!

Light refeshments will be served

Materials and resources included

Book now: Bookings are available on Eventbrite. Click here

Contact: Call Ashfield Council for any enquiries. Phone 9716 1843

This workshop is presented by the Roads and Maritime Services in partnership with Ashfield Council.

 

Helpful Links and Contacts

 

Emergency Accommodation:

  • Link2Home, Information and Referral: 1800 152 152

Drugs and Alcohol:

Legal Help:

  • Under 18yrs Legal Aid Hotline: 1800 101 810
  • Marrickville Legal Centre: 9559 2899

Mental Health:

Sexual Health and Sexuality: