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Mission

Midjuburi Youth Resource Centre Empowering Youth to Realise their Full Potential.

MYRC is an accessible, culturally safe and welcoming place where all young people can:
explore what they want, develop connections with others and realise their full potential.
MYRC offers young people a platform to have their voices heard, to tell us what they want and trust that they will be listened to. Our programs, services, partnerships and amenities provide young people with opportunity to invest in their future and make a positive contribution to their community.

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Acknowledgement of Country

MYRC ACKNOWLEDGE THE TRADITIONAL PEOPLES AND CUSTODIANS OF THIS COUNTRY IN WHICH WE ARE INVESTED IN OUR COMMUNITY OF YOUNG PEOPLE.

WE PAY RESPECT TO THE ELDERS WHOSE KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICES GUIDE THE PROTECTION AND APPLICATIONS OF OUR CULTURE IN PROVIDING SAFE PLACES FOR OUR YOUTH TO CONNECT AND FIND A VOICE TO SECURE THEIR FUTURES.

IT IS THIS RESILIENCE AND PROMOTING THE SAFE KEEPING OF CADIGAL/ WONGAL

HOMELANDS, WATERWAYS AND SKY WAYS THAT ENSURE OUR SAFETY AS WE WALK TOGETHER ON THIS SACRED LAND.

ON BEHALF OF OUR YOUNG PEOPLE WE ARE HONOURED TO BE GRANTED SUCH PRIVILEGES. MAY THIS RESPECT AND LEARNING EXPERIENCE NAVIGATE OUR YOUTHS' FUTURE.


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Programs and Services

After School Recreation

The Rec Arvo program is on every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon during school term. Rec Arvos are a safe place where young people (ages 12-18) years can come and hang out after school, use the centre and facilities, have a bite to eat, and meet up with friends and make new ones.

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Girls' After School Recreation

Girls' Rec Arvos are a safe place where those who identify as a young woman, aged 12 to 18,  can come and hang out after school, eat some food, play pool and basketball, and get involved in some creative art activities. It is free and occurs on Wednesdays 3pm-5pm
during the school term.

Friday BBQ

MYRC hosts weekly Friday BBQs with pool and sports games and competitions for young people between the ages of 12 and 18. It's a safe and welcoming space to hang out with friends, unwind after a long week, enjoy some food, and have fun.

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School Holiday Program

Free school holiday programs for high school students aged 12 to 17 years.
MYRC offers free activities and outings during the school holidays. Come along and enjoy the fun!

Smart Recovery

A free online group assisting young people (ages 16 to 24) with changing problematic behaviours, such as addictions to drugs, alcohol, cigarettes, vaping, gambling, food, shopping, the Internet and other.

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Youth Counseling

Individual Support & Casework

MYRC offers free case management for young people aged 12 to 24 years. This includes providing individual support and assistance so young people can achieve their goals and become more independent. 

Counselling

MYRC offers free counselling to young people between the ages of 12 and 24 who need support. This service focuses on assisting young people to address personal challenges that are affecting their lives.

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Young Women's Yarning Circle

Are you a young Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person that would like to connect with others and culture through weekly activities? Join our Women's Yarning Circle starting August 28, 2023.

Young Men's Yarning Circle

Are you a young Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander man that would like to meet up and yarn with others?
This group is for young Aboriginal men aged 12 to 18 years who would like to be involved in cultural activities, cultural camps, and learning to be a mentor.

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LGBTQIA+ Social Support Group

The new LGBTQIA+ social support group at MYRC is a safe and welcoming space for young people aged 16 to 20 who identify within the LGBTQIA+ community. This group provides an opportunity to meet others who share similar experiences, connect with MYRC workers, and receive support in an inclusive environment

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Youth Advisory Group

The MYRC Youth Advisory Group is a community of young people who want to improve services and opportunities for youth living in the Inner West and surrounding areas. If you share this vision and want to contribute your ideas, we want to hear from you. Contact us to find out more about getting involved.

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Inner West Local Drug Action Team

MYRC facilitates the Inner West LDAT with support from ADF Australia. LDAT is a group of community focused people who live and / or work in the Inner West who want to help reduce drug and alcohol related harms in our community. Expressions of Interest for new members welcome!

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Computer Class

Free Computer and Internet Access

For Young People Aged 12 - 24

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Our Team

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Louise Hammond

CEO

Ashley Reynolds

Youth Project Officer

Amanda Baysari

Counsellor

Domenic Cameron

Youth Caseworker

Joel Kamerman

Youth Caseworker

Tameika Fitzgerald

Youth Caseworker

Sandro Dallarmi

Student Placement Youth Worker

Upcoming Events

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Past Events

Take a Look

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NAIDOC Week Elders Lunch

6 July 2023

Festival of Culture for Youth Week 2023

24th April 2023

Autumn School Holiday Program

11th to 21st April 2023

Girls Day @ MYRC

13th April 2023

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White Card and Hand & Power Tools Training 

4th & 5th April 2023

International Women's Day 2023

8 March 2023

Summer School Holiday Program

9th to 25th January 2023

End of Year Party

22nd December 2022

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Annual General Meeting

19th December 2022

Pamper Day for Mental Health Month 2022

26th October 2022

NAIDOC Week Elders Lunch 2022

1st July 2022

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Donate to MYRC

Make a difference in the lives of young people.

Every young person deserves the chance to thrive, dream, and become a positive force in the world. With your generous support, we provide support, resources, and programs tailored to nurture our youth's potential and pave the way for a brighter future. Your donation isn’t just a gift—it’s an investment in the next generation.

MYRC also accepts donations of food and material goods.

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Contact

23 Yabsley Ave, Marrickville NSW 2204

(02) 9564 3222

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