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Youth Programs and Support Groups

Programs with young people in Yarra Ranges

At Yarra Ranges Youth there are many programs for young people to get involved in. Whether you are interested in social change, building social skills or just want a chance to meet new people, we have something to suit you.


Youth Holiday Program


Looking for something to do this school holidays?

The Youth Holiday Program offers fun activities and a chance to build new skills for young people  aged 12 to 17 who work, live and study in the Yarra Ranges.

View the full program now.

Be sure to book your place as numbers are limited! 



Rise Up


Ongoing planning for a relaxed social and support group for young people between 14-17 years who may identify as LGBTIQ+.

Rise Up would be a place to meet like minded people, and feel safe.

Topics may include coming out, transitioning, sexual health, relationships and creative fun social events.

Register your interest for Rise Up.



Youth Reference Group


Are you looking for a new challenge?
Take your leadership to the next level with the Yarra Ranges Youth Reference Group, for young people aged 15-25, who live, work or study in Yarra Ranges.
As a member of the Youth Reference Group you will:
  • Learn new skills in leadership.
  • Learn about Council and how it works.
  • Advocate for young people in community and represent them at Council. 
  • Meet new people with similar passions and interests.
  • Build the tools to make a positive change in your community. 
  • Have fun!

Apply to join the Youth Reference Group

Fill out the Youth Reference Group consent form


Music and Cultural Events

Events for young people regularly occur across Yarra Ranges. Keep up to date with what’s coming next via our Youth Events Page



To find out more please contact Yarra Ranges Youth on 1300 368 333 or via our email 

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