Wyndham City Youth Services is committed to ensuring that all young people have the opportunity to participate and engage in the social, economic and cultural life of the city.
Council also aims to ensure that all young people have access to and benefit from a range of educational, social, cultural, recreational activities and facilities. Council works actively with young people, schools, universities and community organisations.
Wyndham’s overall vision for its youth population is to “value young people as vital contributors to community life, providing the opportunities and support that will enable them to realise their full potential as individuals and as active members of the Wyndham community”.
Young people are engaged, empowered and connected, their diversity and contribution to community is acknowledged and celebrated.
Youth Services passionate, professional and skilled staff will continue to develop, improve and deliver a range of quality, value for money programs, events and general mental health awareness and educational workshops and information towards young people and families in the Wyndham community.
The Youth Services Unit will work in partnership with young people, their families, community members and service providers to create communities and infrastructure which is welcoming, respectful inclusive, supportive and safe for young people. We will work within the principles of social justice to advocate for, and empower young people to develop positive pathways for their future.
Wyndham Youth Services values are unpinned by Council’s values;
- Community Focus
Wyndham Youth Survey Findings Report
The Wyndham Youth Survey 2021 was conducted between April – June 2021, with almost 800 young people taking part.
The online Youth Survey 2021 replaced Youth Services annual face to face Youth Forum. The opt-in survey was for people aged 12-25 who lived, studied or worked in Wyndham, providing council with important data about the current needs of Wyndham’s young people. The report includes information about mental health and wellbeing, bullying, work and study, neighbourhood and community, and social media use.