Youth and Young People

Youth Week 2023 – Gympie Region

Youthweek

 

Queensland Youth Week is an annual celebration of youth and young people and the contributions they make to Queensland communities. Youth Week was held from April 11 to 17, 2023 in the Gympie region, and to celebrate we hosted a range of exciting and fun activities, workshops and events.

For more information about initiatives that support and develop young people in the Gympie region, contact our Community Development Team at community@gympie.qld.gov.au.

Opportunities for young people

Australia Day Awards - Young Citizen of the Year Award

Open to all residents in the Gympie region (up to the age of 25 years) who have made a significant contribution during the year and/or given outstanding service to the local community over a number of years. No starting age. Go to https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/residents/your-community/australia-day-awards for more information

Volunteering

Volunteering takes in a wide range of pursuits that are essentially about being an active citizen. This can be in a formal way, such as with an organisation, or in informal ways like helping out your neighbour. Go to https://www.gympie.qld.gov.au/volunteering for more information.

Support for young people

headspace Gympie

headspace Gympie provides free confidential health services for young people aged 12-25 across the Gympie region at no cost.

30 Duke Street, Gympie, Queensland 4570
Phone (07) 5482 1075
hsgreception@youturn.org.au
https://headspace.org.au/headspace-centres/gympie/

Community Action Inc

Community Action Inc services include community housing, support services and accommodation for young people, support services and accommodation for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence, financial counselling and multicultural services.

Community Action Youth Service:
24 Lawrence Street Gympie QLD 4570
Phone (07) 5482 6188
youthadmin@communityactiongympie.com.au
Monday to Friday - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Emergency Relief Hours: 1:00pm to 3:00pm (Monday to Friday)

St Vincent De Paul (Vinnies)

Financial and material assistance, and other support available.
2 John Street, Gympie QLD 4570
Phone (07) 5482 2737
https://qld.vinnies.org.au/services/child-and-family

The Salvation Army (Salvos)

Financial and material assistance, shower and laundry, and other support available.
42 Stumm Road Southside Qld 4570
Phone (07) 5482 1710
https://www.salvationarmy.org.au/gympie/

Child Safety Sunshine Coast

Phone 1300 703 762
After hours 1800 177 135

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800
https://kidshelpline.com.au/

Queensland Police Service

https://www.police.qld.gov.au/

 

 

 

 

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