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Youth services

Our Youth Services Team, Baseline for young people, offers a range of services to help local young people – aged 10 to 25 – actively participate in their community. Young people from all backgrounds and abilities are invited to take part and get involved in everything we do.

Contact our Youth Services

EDGE Youth Services

Shop MM1, Westfield Plenty Valley
415 McDonalds Rd
Mill Park (Melway 183 B11)
P: 9404 8800
E: baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au
W: www.baselinewhittlesea.com

Baseline provides support to young people, youth groups, parents, and other agencies that work with young people.

  • contacting our Youth Development Officers at EDGE
  • our Youth Krews
  • participating in a youth group
  • attending youth events and programs
  • like our Facebook Page

Youth Development Officers

Youth workers listen to and advocate for young people. They can offer information, resources and referral on issues affecting young people and their families, and also make links with schools, and plan community projects.

Youth Krew

A number of Youth Krews exist for young people who share a common interest. They run from various locations in the City of Whittlesea.

Youth Groups

New and existing local youth groups and clubs can get help running their activities.

Youth Environment Group

Young people aged 12 to 18 with a passion for the environment are invited to join a local group of like-minded young people.

  • Get to know what other young people want to do & share you enviro-passions
  • Help design real community action & change

The Youth Environment Group runs each Friday afterschool, during school term at Edge Services for Young People at Westfield Plenty Valley.

Contact Baseline on 9404 8800 or email baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au for more information.

Creative Youth

Join a social art group for young artists. All art styles welcome including digital, anime, manga and superhero.

  • Mill Park Secondary College on Thursday lunchtimes
  • Whittlesea Secondary College on Wednesday lunchtimes
  • Mill Park Library after school on Thursdays in Term 2.  Book in online.

Contact Baseline on 9404 8800 or email Kristy at baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au.

Young Women's Leadership Program

Young Women’s Leadership program provides a safe and supportive space to discuss topics relating to respectful relationships, gender differences, sexual health, friendships, wellbeing and leadership. The program is for young multicultural women aged between 15 and 20 years who live in the City of Whittlesea.
The program runs for 8 weeks starting 19 April.

FReeZa events committee

We're looking for young people aged 12 to 20 who are interested in:

  • DJ workshops
  • Event management
  • Flyer design
  • Connecting with other like-minded young people
  • Delivering live music events
  • Training opportunities in lyric writing, event management and sound & lighting.

The committee will meet on Thursdays after school at Edge Services for Young People at Westfield Plenty Valley.

Contact us: 9404 8800 or email baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

Neurodiverse group

We're looking for neurodiverse young people to help us design a group for other young people to help them develop leadership skills, connect with others and have a safe place to share experiences. 

The group will run fortnightly during Term 2.

Contact us at baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au or call 94040 8809 for more information.

Events and programs

To get involved in local youth events and programs visit our Youth Events page.

School holiday grab bags

Local secondary students aged 12 to 17 can buy one of our ‘grab bags’ to use during the school holidays.

Grab bags contain a range of vouchers and discounts, including a movie ticket and other activities.

Grab bags are sold the week before each school holidays. 

Youth Plan

Our Youth Plan 2030+ is an action plan that guides how we will deliver services and programs for young people into the future.

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