Planet X Youth Centre

Planet X is a drop-in centre for young people aged 12 to 18 years who are living, working or studying in the North Sydney area.

It is a relaxed, safe environment for young people to socialise, have fun and make use of the free facilities. Facilities include a pool table, computers and free Wi-Fi, table tennis, Playstation 3, Wii, Xbox, DVDs, board games, sports equipment and much more.

Planet X runs regular activities like BBQs, 'Girls Only' nights, cooking lessons, sports activities, pool and table tennis competitions, art and music programs, youth events and excursions.

There is a well equipped music space where young people can jam or record their songs using the latest technology.

Planet X also offers homework assistance, referrals to other services, job and resume skills, and information about a wide range of issues affecting young people. Qualified and friendly staff are on hand to assist young people in working towards their goals or for referral and support when needed.

Planet X Youth Centre also hosts Shoreshocked, a free music festival to celebrate Youth Week each year.

 

Activities and Services

  • information and referral service
  • short-term counselling
  • computers & free-Wifi
  • music space to practise or record
  • pool table & table tennis
  • leisure, art/craft, music, sport activities
  • a safe and inclusive space for young people to meet, socialise and relax

 

Location and Contact

Open: Tuesday to Friday 12-6pm, Saturday 1-5pm 

Address: St Leonard’s Park, Corner Miller & Falcon Streets, North Sydney

Planet X Youth Centre is in the white music shell building close to the corner (see pic right).

9959 5537 or planetx@bigpond.net.au

 

Youth Work Action Plan

North Sydney Council's

Youth Work Action Plan 2016-2021 (6MB)

sets out Council’s key commitments to young people who live, work, visit and study in North Sydney. It provides the framework for strategies based on consultation with young people and the youth services sector, and a review of recent research that forms the basis of current Youth Work policy and practice in NSW.

 

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