Platform 81 is open for drop in on Wednesday afternoons from 3pm to 5pm.
We have a safe, inclusive space for young people to engage with our Youth Team and participate in a variety of scheduled activities to promote social opportunities.
Drop in is available for young people 12-25 who are linked with City of Kingston (live, work, study).
YA Chat monthly in Parkdale
YA Chat is a safe and inclusive space for young people to meet socially and discuss a variety of topics including pop culture, music, TV, podcasts and books.
Grab a friend and join our youth team monthly at Parkdale Library.
To join, you must be between the ages of 13 and 21 and connected to the City of Kingston (live, work, study).
Join one of our youth committees
Youth Advisory Committee
The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) provides an opportunity for young people to be involved in formulating future directions of Council for Kingston’s young people and to provide advice in relation to broad-based youth related issues within the community.
FReeZA P81 Events Committee
The FReeZA P81 Events Crew is a group of young people passionate about supporting and promoting the talents of local young musicians within the City of Kingston by running a variety of music, recreational and cultural events for young people throughout the year.
Are you a musician, performer or aspiring artist?
We want to showcase your abilities at our upcoming FReeZA events.
Universal Magazine Committee
Universal is a vibrant and exciting free quarterly youth magazine designed to provide an authentic representation of youth culture.
The Universal Magazine Committee is a group of creative and talented young people who meet monthly to write, edit and design each edition.
Mental Health Support (Libraries Outreach)
Exam time can be challenging for many young people. Our Youth Team will make mental health resources available to young people at the following libraries during the month of June:
A member of our Youth Team will be at each library on rotation during this time, so if you need information, support or just to chat – come say hi!
Aspendale Youth Cove
Aspendale Youth Cove is a satellite pop-up space providing opportunities for young people to engage with Youth Services and participate in a variety of activities.
From 4 – 5.30 pm weekly @ Aspendale Gardens Community Centre
To join, you must be between the ages of 11 and 17 and connected to the City of Kingston (live, work, study)
Looking for some additional support?
Kingston Youth Services offers free counselling and youth worker support with no need for a mental health care plan. To refer yourself or someone you know, you can:
- Complete an online referral form
- Call 1300 369 436 and speak with the Youth Team
- Send an email
- Or drop in at Platform 81 on Wednesdays from 3pm – 5pm
To find out more about our programs and services, click here