Referrals & Information

If you’re a parent of young person and need information or support email the Youth Development Team. We can provide referrals to organisations and services who provide support to young people and their families.  

Local services available to support young people and their families.

Headspace Brookvale

Mission Australia

Catholic Care Drug and Alcohol Youth Support Services (DAYSS)

Streetwork – Youth Mentoring

Youth Up Front


Relationships Australia


MOWANA safe space

EPIC - Empowering Parents In Crisis

Share The Spark


Avalon Youth Hub

The Parent Workshop

If you’re looking for ways to help you learn more about your teen and how to stay connected with them then The Parent Workshop program offered by Council’s Adolescent and Family Counselling team is for you. The program encourages you to gain greater self-awareness, self-confidence and resilience in managing your own emotions while helping your teen to do the same.

The Parent Workshop comprises six sessions and is run through the Manly Adolescent and Family Counselling Service.

PCYC Northern Beaches

PCYC Northern Beaches is a purpose built facility, built by Northern Beaches Council and run by the Police Citizens Youth Club (PCYC NSW), offering a vibrant and welcoming space for young people and the wider community.

The PCYC have a long history of working with youth, developing positive life skills, and fitness. Along with a number of recreation and sporting activities run out of the centre, the PCYC also offers a youth Drop In space, and a police mentoring program for disengaged young people. For more information contact the club directly on 9196 9100 or at northernbeaches@pcycnsw.org.au

With 120 additional commuter parking spaces the Northern Beaches PCYC offers a larger integrated carpark benefitting the whole community with its proximity to busy transport routes.

Find out more about getting involved in the PCYC Northern Beaches

Discobility Junior

If you are a young person with disability and like to dance, come along to Discobility Junior - a fun event for high school students with a disability. Bring your carers, bring your siblings and bring your friends. Discobility is a great way to socialise and have fun.

Enquiries: email info@abilityoptions.org.au


GLAM Plus is a social support group for young people aged 12 to 17 of diverse genders and sexualities. The group provides educational and social opportunities to support the development of any young person.

GLAM Plus is facilitated by Ability Options 

Contact info@abilityoptions.org.au for more info

Northern Beaches Youth Interagency

Northern Beaches Youth Interagency (NBYI) is the local youth interagency network for services supporting young people aged 12 – 24 years. NBYI is an incorporated interagency that covers the Northern Beaches area from Palm Beach in the North, Mosman in the south and west as far as Roseville Bridge. The interagency is driven by an executive team, which includes Council's Community Development Team, that supports advocacy, professional development and connectivity within the youth services sector.

General Meetings are held bi-monthly to provide a forum for information exchange, investigation, lobbying, providing advice and linking services.

For further information about joining NBYI visit the website. If you're a local service provider, you can subscribe to the interagency newsletter here.