Youth Services

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

More events listed below. Use the navigation bar on the left hand side to find out more about the programs above or visit the Library to discover their programs for 12-24 year olds under Library: Young People.




Sign up for this FREE course and learn to write, record and perform your own Hip Hop song, taught by professional Hip Hop artists. This is a 8 week Hip Hop course in which you will learn lyric writing, beat making, how to record and will develop you as an artist. At the end of the course, you will be invited to perform at our concert!


 When: Every Thursdays, 4pm-6pm


 Where: Ashfield Youth Centre, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield


 Limited places. Call Cree on 8785 8000.


A huge thanks to Ted Noffs Foundation who is running this program in partnership with Ashfield Council.

Click here for the flyer.



Youth Service Map

To find out about youth services in the Inner West area, check out this service map.



Helpful Links and Contacts



  • Under 18yrs Emergency Accommodation Line: 9318 1531
  • Over 18yrs Homeless Persons Information: 1800 234 566

Drugs and Alcohol:

  • Alcohol & Drugs Information Service (ADIS): 1800 250 015 (Free call)

Legal Help:

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

Mental Health:

Sexual Health and Sexuality: