Youth Programs

Youth projects and programs
We aim to ensure that the programs and policies that we devise for youth in the area reflect their needs as defined by young people. Youth Projects & Programs canterbury bankstown #CFS​ervices - We aim to ensure that the programs and policies that we devise for youth in the area reflect their needs as defined by young people.  

 

​We aim to ensure that the programs and policies that we devise for young people in our City reflect their needs as identified by the young people themselves. Our Youth Programs are fully inclusive of all young people, aged between 12 and 24 years.

We welcome:

  • Young people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds (CALD)
  • Young people living with a disability
  • Young people that are newly arrived
  • Young people from refugee backgrounds
  • Young People that are at risk of homelessness
  • Young people that identify with being Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Intersexed (LGBTQI+)

Current programs

Youth Drop-in (Term 3)

This is a space for young people to enjoy their afternoon where they can play pool, be social, meet new people and have access to our youth services.

  • When: Every Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday during school term from  3-5pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Belmore Youth Resource Centre
  • Cost: FREE
  • No registration required, simply drop-in!

LGBTIQA Youth Group

A safe and welcoming environment for LGBTIQA young people.

  • When: first and third Thursday of every month,
    5:30-7pm
  • Who: Ages 16-25 years
  • Where: Online on Zoom
  • Cost: FREE
  • Call 0447 098 728 for more information.

Dungeons and Dragons

Help create your own hero's story. Put your ideas together with others to help solve riddles, make new allies, find clues and defeat evil!

  • When: Fortnightly on Fridays, 5-8pm
  • Who: Ages 12-18 years
  • Where: Belmore youth Resource Centre
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here 
Twilight Sports  
A free non-competitive indoor sports program aimed at encouraging social inclusion and participation for 12-18 year olds in a fun way. Limited transport to and from venue is also available!
Tweens Drop In
An after-school space for children aged 8-12 years to enjoy awesome fun activities, meet new friends and chill out. This program is a partnership between CBCity, Mission Australia and PCYC.
  • When: Mondays, 3.30-4.45pm
  • Who: Ages 8-12 years
  • Where: Bankstown PCYC, 55 Meredith St, Bankstown
  • Cost: FREE
  • Register here


Looking for more things to do?

Check out Council's What's On pageThere's  lots to see on CBTV and other programs run by the community.

Click on the links below to find out more about the extensive range of services and facilities which we provide to young people in the City of Canterbury Bankstown.

Contact

For additional information, contact Council's Youth Development Officer ​on 9707 5587.