Youth Reach provides 11-24 year olds with inspiration, encouragement, support and a fun place to hang out. Our programs include a drop-in youth centre, case management and psychology programs, recreational activities, as well as a series of outreach programs designed to improve young lives.
Based in Brookvale, Youth Reach offers a free support service enriching the lives of young people by providing them with physical, social and emotional support. Friendly, qualified staff are there to welcome young people who simply feel like dropping in or want to access a diverse range of free activities.
Youth Reach is also a provider of the Department of Education’s Youth Connections program designed to provide a safety net for young people living on the Northern Beaches of Sydney who are disengaged – or who are at risk of becoming disengaged – from education. The Youth Connections Program provides young people who have left school, or who are thinking of leaving school, the support and guidance to reconnect with an education pathway that will ultimately lead to a Year 12 (or equivalent) level of education. Our experienced staff members are dedicated to providing assistance to children and young people who need extra support. Children and young people in the program benefit from one-on-one care through our case management and/or psychology services. A highly experienced team member is assigned to work with the young person to overcome the barriers they currently face, so that they find a renewed desire for education.
Our team members also regularly visit schools and areas where young people congregate and engage with them through outreach activities.