Personal Development Programming for Young People, Families and Community 

The Central Coast Youth Collective is a collection of supports that will offer a 3-tiered, multi-agency approach to support good mental health and reduce the risk of suicide within our younger community by directly addressing elements which impact it.  

The Central Coast Youth Collective Youth Workers and Youth Leaders will deliver: 

  1. Developmental early intervention workshops, 
  1. Parent/guardian support and, 
  1. Online support resources, empowering the broader community to support better mental health with young people.  

Types of Programs we offer to schools (years 7 to 9) targeted workshops are:  

  • Celebrate Safely – Drug and alcohol harm minimisation workshop. 
  • De-escalate – Helping young people managing their emotions.
  • Love Bites Junior /Healthy Relationships – Helping young people navigate friendships and new relationships. 
  • Anti-bullying – Educating on bystander actions.
  • Healthy Gaming and Dj’ing Workshops with our mobile youth outreach centre THE BUS
  • Healthy Living - Body confidence and self-esteem. 
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Training – for parent/guardian/teacher education for young people.
  • Teen Mental Health First Aid Training – for peer education for young people. 
  • Parent Engagement will also include youth mental health first aid and assist safe talk workshops.  
  • High School Survival Kit – preparing year 6 students for their journey into high school.  

To download a printable info sheet click the button below

If any of these workshops or supports would be beneficial to your school community please use the button below to contact our Youth Collective Project Coordinator Caroline Mendes.

Places are limited so bookings are essential.


This project is proudly funded by