Northlakes Youth Services is a free service for young people 9-18 years, living in the North Lake Macquarie corridor including Edgeworth, Cameron Park, Glendale, Argenton, Cardiff, West Wallsend, Barnsley & Warners Bay areas.
We offer information, support, advocacy, programs and referral for a range of issues impacting young people and their families.
The service consists of a youth project and an adolescent and family counsellor.
NORTHLAKES YOUTH PROJECT
The youth project offers structured psycho-social programs, mentoring, case work and other support activities, both in school and the community.
We also offer structured creative activities through our resident DJ KiDREAM in the Soap Box Studio music program.
The Youth Project is open Monday – Thursday from 9am – 5pm
To download a referral form
ADOLESCENT AND FAMILY COUNSELLOR (AFC)
The adolescent and family counsellor, (AFC), offers advocacy, support, case management, individual and family therapy and parenting strategies when more intensive therapeutic intervention is needed.
The AFC is available by appointment to assist in resolving adolescent and family issues.
An outreach service is also available, when appropriate.
Group parenting courses are also available.
The project operates between 9.00-5.00 Mon-Thurs.
To download a referral form click here.