Frequently Asked Questions
The Youth Space is a safe area provided in the Gawler Civic Centre. The space exists to create opportunities for young people.
Gawler Civic Centre, 89-91 Murray Street, Gawler.
The Youth Space is located on the mezzanine level. It is most easily accessible from the High Street entrance of the Centre.
The Youth Space is available for young people aged 8-25 years. However, each program specifies age restrictions. These are required to be adhered to, to ensure safety of all participants.
The Youth Space runs against a public school term. It does not run programs in week 1 or the final week of term.
Term 4 programming finishes at the end of November and does not run in December.
The Youth Space offers programs run by Council Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Young people can arrive from 3.30pm. Programs run from 4pm - 5pm.
Other youth service providers will offer their services/programs outside of these hours.
Once off events and activities may occur throughout terms too.
During School Holidays:
You can expect a full suite of programs through the April, July and October holidays.
The summer holidays will be a little different due to Christmas and New Year’s shutdown, but we’ll keep you posted as we get closer.
Facebook: Gawler Youth
Posters and fliers distributed at Schools and around the town.
Email and SMS - We’d love to make sure you’re first to know. You can join our Youth Space database here by sending an email to email@example.com and you can tell us if you want to receive an email or text alert so you don’t miss out.
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- Urban Arts
- Music Production
- Book Club
- Teen Yoga
- Board Games
- Homework support
- Life skills such as budgeting, tax help, managing bills, etc
- Employment preparation and career development
The programs will be run by Council Staff and other youth service providers.
Programs will be supported by Town of Gawler Volunteers and placement students with appropriate screening and training.
We operate under best practice principles. Program Leaders will have current Working Withc Children Checks (WWCC), and have Child Safe Environments Training. Program Supports will have a WWCC at minimum.
There are two things you need to do:
- Complete a 'First Time Youth Space Membership Form' or a 'Renewal Membership Form' - Download These Here. This form covers a calendar year. This form is only completed once each year. It gathers the important information we need to keep young people safe. This requires a responsible adults signature for anyone under the age of 18. You will be issued a Membership Card which provides you a number to register weekly. This card will soon act as a loyalty/discount card for many of our awesome local businesses.
- Click here for Events and Programs you want to participate in and follow the prompts to register. Alternatively you can call the Youth Space mobile, 0488 991 765.
As much as possible we will provide programs at no or low cost. This will be clearly highlighted for each program.