Young People

Whitehorse City Council provides a range of programs and support for young people aged 12-25 and their families. All the opportunities help to support young people make a healthy and safe journey to adult life in a community where they are valued and respected.

Young people, families and youth services professionals in Whitehorse can access a range of services, activities, networks, funding and awards.

ABC Takeover Melbourne

The ABC has announced 31 young winners of the inaugural Takeover Melbourne storytelling competition.

Despite challenges faced by Melburnians this year, hundreds of young people from across this city stepped up to share their stories. The winning entries will have their stories shared across ABC radio during the week staring 30 November 2020.

One of the winning entries was from Year 10 student Tiana from Whitehorse. You can read Tiana’s submission, and see a full list of winners, on the ABC Takover Melbourne website.

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Services & Activities

Services and activities for young people.

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School and Student Support

Support Services for local and international students.

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Youth Service Professional Networks

Professional networks youth workers can join in their work to support young people.

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Awards and Funding

Grant and funding opportunities to support young people and recognition of their efforts in the community.

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Resources for Self-Isolation

Find a variety of free online resources, activities and support options for young people while you are self-isolating at home.