Penrith Youth Services Card

Penrith Youth Services Card

There are 95 local services that can help with relationships, accommodation, counselling and legal advice for young people living in the Penrith area.

Emergency Contacts

Police/ Ambulance/Fire 000
Penrith Police Station – Youth Liaison Officer 4721 9363
St. Marys Police Station – Youth Liaison Officer 9677 7499
Police Assistance Line 131 444
Domestic Violence Line 1800 656 463
Rape Crisis 1800 424 017
Child Protection Help Line 132 111

Accommodation Contacts

Platform Youth Services 4760 0800
NSW information and referral line for homelessness Link2home 1800 152 152
Christ Mission Possible Rapid Re-Housing Temporary Accommodation 4704 8809 or 1300 435 728
Department of Housing (Penrith) 4721 6422

Counselling Helpline Services

Bridging the Gap 9673 1211
breakthru 4761 1600
Butterfly Support Line 1800 334 673
Kids Helpline 1800 551 800
Life Line 131 114
Youth Beyond Blue 1300 224 636
Anglicare Counselling Services 4731 6467
Headspace Penrith 4720 8800
Relationships Australia 1300 364 277
Wesley Mission Youth Services 4723 9277
QLife – Gay and Lesbian Line 1800 184 527
Nepean Youth Drug & Alcohol Service 4734 2129

Transport

Busways 4721 9900
Transport NSW 131 500
Premier Cabs 131 017

Website Information

Penrith City Council penrithcity.nsw.gov.au
Youth Action youthaction.org.au
NSW Government nsw.gov.au
Advocate for children and young people acyp.nsw.gov.au
Roads and Maritime Services rms.nsw.gov.au
Office of the Children’s Guardian kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au
ReachOut Au.reachout.com

Health Services Contacts

Child and Youth Mental Health Service 4725 9800
Family Planning NSW 4749 0500
High Street Youth Health Service 9687 2544
Mental Health Line 1800 011 511
Penrith Women’s Health Centre 4721 8749
Drug & Alcohol Service – Nepean South Court Primary Care Centre 4734 1333
Needle and Syringe Program 1800 354 589
Likemind Mental Health 8880 8111
ACON Health 1800 063 060

Migrant & Refugee Contacts

Nepean Multicultural Access 9833 2416
Service for treatment and rehabilitation ofTorture and Trauma Survivors – STARTTS 9794 1900 (head office Carramar)
SydWest Multicultural Services 9621 6633
Translating and interpreting Service (TIS) 131 450

Financial & Material Aid Contacts

Barnardo’s Penrith Centre 4729 1211
Penrith Community Aid 4731 1380
Salvation Army Community House Penrith 1300 371 288 or 4721 7321 (Store)
St. Vincent De Paul Kingswood 4731 5900
Centrelink Youth Sector 132 490 (under 22) or 132 850 (over 22 but under 25)
Platform Youth Service - Brokerage 4760 0800
Christ Mission Possible 1300 435 728

Disability Contacts

Nepean Area Disability Organisations (NSW NADO) 1300 738 229
Penrith Disabilities Resource Centre 4732 2363
National Disability Insurance Scheme 1800 800 110
Ability Links 8830 0768
Young Carers Program 1800 242 636

Legal Contacts

Western Sydney Community Legal Centre 4587 8877
Parramatta Legal Aid 9891 1600
Mt. Druitt Community Legal Centre 9675 2009
Legal Aid Head Office 9219 5000
Legal Aid Youth Hotline 1800 101 810
Legal Aid Commission of NSW (Penrith Office) 4732 3077
Ombudsman NSW 9286 1000
Shopfront Youth Legal Centre 9322 4808
NSW Fair Trading 133 220

Young Parents Contacts

Young Parents Network – Mission Australia 4724 3000
Young Mum’s Support Groups – Fusion Australia 8805 5900
Young Parents Group - NCNS 4721 8520
Brighter Futures Nepean 4723 9200

Youth Services: Activities, Information, Support

Barnardos Penrith 4729 1211
Community Junction Inc.  
- North St Marys, St Clair & Colyton Youth Space 9834 2708
- Werrington Youth Space 4732 1562
Don Bosco Youth and Recreational Centre 9623 0450
Fusion Youth 8805 5900
Mountains Youth Services Team (MYST) 4751 1611
PCYC Penrith 4732 1755
PFLAG Line – Parents & Friends of Lesbians & Gay 9294 1022
Platform Youth Services 4760 0800
Wesley Youth Services 4723 9277
Nepean Community & Neighbourhood Services 4721 8520
Penrith City Council Youth Development Officer 4732 7832
Catholic Care Social Service 8822 2266

Aboriginal Contacts

Sydney West Aboriginal Health Service 9832 1356
Koolyangarra Aboriginal Centre – NCNS 4729 3907
Aboriginal Legal Service – Redfern 8303 6600

Education, Employment & Training Contacts

Job Quest – Youth Services 4731 4400
Salvation Army Employment Plus 136 123
Max Employment 4752 2200
TAFE NSW Information Centre 1300 360 601
WSU – Course Enquiries 1300 897 669
NSW Industrial Relations 131 628


For any other information, contact Penrith City Council on 4732 7832.