Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Shack Youth Outreach/CCA

The Shack Youth Outreach is part of Christian Community Aid, (CCA), and provides support and services to youth aged between 12-18 and their families.

CCA is an established, non denominational, not-for-profit community organisation that takes a holistic approach, providing local services to meet the needs of people in the community whilst working towards building resilient and inclusive communities where everyone is valued.

Services at Our Space will include counselling, advocacy, educational programs and workshops, tutoring, youth multicultural programs and support, social and recreational events, BBQs and school holiday programs, information and referrals and crisis intervention. Other CCA programs, will also work to provide relevant support to youth. For further information please refer to the CCA website or phone The Shack on 9876 3543


The Northern Centre is a non-government organisation providing placed based early intervention and family support services to families, children and young people in Northern Sydney communities.

Our qualified counsellors work holistically with young people and their families to provide high quality support. We are very excited to be a part of Our Space to improve services to local young people. Referrals to our counselling and family support program can be made to Our Space or to The Northern Centre on 9334 0111.

The Northern Centre is a registered charity with DGR status.


The City of Ryde is committed to making Ryde a City of Wellbeing where all residents feel supported and cared for in their community, through the provision of ample services and facilities.

In July 2013, Council approved the establishment of a new Integrated Youth Service Hub in Eastwood. The Hub responds to the needs of local young people by co-locating a variety of youth services in Eastwood Town Centre. The Hub provides opportunities for new services such as after school programs, and has established an operational framework for increased service collaboration to provide holistic support for local young people.