Young People

Anglican Church Youth Groups (St. Paul’s)
2 Roy Street
Tel: 6351 3070
Meetings: ONE: 7.30pm–9.00 pm Friday evening meeting at various places call for details (School years 6 – 12). Combined youth Group with the Baptist Church for all. ARVOS: After School Program for school aged children Tuesdays 3.15pm-4.30pm. After School program for all primary aged children.. Contact: 6351 3070 Mondays & Thursdays for more details.

Baptist Church Youth Groups
Cnr Great Western Highway & Lee Streets
Mob: 0412 682 819
Meetings: As advertised in Lithgow Mercury.

Bible Church – Youth Group
1 Col Drewe Drive
Tel: Jenny 0409 983 430, Natalie 0438 524 882
Meetings: Fortnightly during school terms for students Years 7 – 12

GINDAAY Youth Drop-in Centre
9 Wolgan St, Portland
Tel: 6355 4104
Contact Ian & Miriam Palmer
Open 3pm-5pm Monday & Wednesday during school terms for children from Year 3-Year 12. Youths enjoy a variety of activities and crafts, as well as afternoon refreshments. This is all free.

Girl Guides
Lithgow Guide Hall, 19 Young St, Lithgow
Tel: 6352 4818
Meetings: Monday (during school terms) 4.15pm to 6.15pm
Age 7yr and over
Contact: Joanne Martin – District Manager
Tel: 6379 1236; Mob: 0427 791 236
Contact: Cheryl Rutherford – Unit Leader
Tel: 6352 2188; Mob: 0415 951 380
Contact: Frances Laurenson – Unit Leader
Tel: 0469 838 576
State Contact::
Tel: (02) 8396 5200

Guides – Portland
Portland School of Art, corner of Wolgan and Villiers Streets, Portland
Meetings: Tuesday afternoons during school terms.
Guiding offers girls and young women the opportunity to grow and learn leadership skills in a fun, flexible, and supportive environment that opens up worldwide opportunities, friendships and adventurous experiences, as well as a sense of purpose in the community as they develop into maturity. Guides are welcome from age 5-17, and leaders from age 18+.
Contact: District through our Facebook page at Portland Girl Guides NSW

Legal Aid NSW Youth HotLine (under 18s)
Tel: 1800 10 18 10
Hours: the Hotline provides legal advice & information to young people under 18 and operates 9am – midnight Monday to Thursday; 24 hours service. Friday 9am to Sunday 12 midnight and on public holidays.

Scouts – Portland
Portland Scout Hall, 16 Cullen Street, Portland.
Meetings: Mondays for Joeys and Cubs aged 5-10, and Thursdays for Scouts and Venturers, aged 11-17. School terms only
Scouting inspires boys and girls to develop confidence, resilience and leadership, as well as skills that last a lifetime. Ages 5-105 welcome!
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St Pat’s Youth Group
La Salle Academy
Presbytery Tel: 6351 3092
Contact: Fr Garry McKeown

Youth Group
Uniting Church Parish Centre, 43 Bridge Street
Tel: 6351 3134
School Terms Thursdays 4pm – 6pm
Contact: Joshua Bleyerveen
Office hours: 10am – 1pm Monday to Friday
Youth Group is for high schoolers, year 7-12.

Youth Worx
28C Main St
Tel: 1800 664 996 or 6352 2132
Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.
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