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.

Heads Up!

Heads Up! is a monthly program of FREE activities and workshop for 12 -24 year olds who live, study or work in and around the Ashfield area. Activities coming up include art workshops, cooking, skating and film making.

Heads Up! August features skateboarding, scootering, BMX and Parkour clinics at Summer Hill Skate Park as well as a four-week Film Making workshop.

To view the latest program Click Here.

Bookings

Skateboarding Clinic and Mini Comp

Wednesday 6 August, 3.30pm-5.30pm - Summer Hill Skate Park

Eventbrite - Free Skate Skills Session @ Summer Hill Skatepark

Scooter Clinic and Mini Comp

Wednesday 13 August, 3.30pm-5.30pm - Summer Hill Skate Park

Eventbrite - Free Scooter Skills Session @ Summer Hill Skatepark

BMX Clinic and Mini Comp

Wednesday 20 August, 3.30pm-5.30pm - Summer Hill Skate Park

Eventbrite - Free BMX Skills Session @ Summer Hill Skatepark

Parkour Clinic

Wednesday 27 August, 3.30pm-5.30pm - Summer Hill Skate Park

Eventbrite - Free Parkour Session @ Summer Hill Skatepark

Film Making Workshop

Starts 7 August - 28 August (4 x Wednesdays), 4pm-6pm - Ashfield Civic Centre

Eventbrite - Heads Up! Film Making Workshop

ANZAC Youth Art Competition

Are you creative? Do you want to win up to $500?

Are you aged between 12 and 24 years old?

Create an artwork or short film exploring Sacrificies made by Australians in war, conflict and peacemaking. Your artwork must also explore the role played by women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, migrants or the impact of returning home on the troops.

Key documents:

ANZAC Youth Art Competition Flyer

Conditions of Entry

Entry Form

Follow us on Facebook: ANZAC Youth Art Competition

More Information: For more information download the conditions of entry or contact Council on Tel: (02) 9716 1800 or email info@ashfield.nsw.gov.au.

Closing Date: Entries close at 5pm, Friday 3 October 2014.

Youth Events and Workshops

Learner Driver Workshop 

(More sessions coming in late 2014)

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.

Date: Wednesday 28 May 2014 (BOOKED OUT) 

Time: 6pm-8pm

Venue: Ashfield Youth Centre, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield

Cost: FREE!

Catering will be provided.

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

 

Helpful Links and Contacts

 

Accommodation:

  • 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: