Youth Services

The Cockburn Youth Centre is located in Success and is where Cockburn Youth Services are based. They offer events, programs and facilities for young people aged 10 to 24 years.

Cockburn Youth Centre provides

  • Term programs including drama, cooking, tabletop games, job tips, women's boxing, mixed basketball, dodgeball and use of a music recording studio
  • Holiday programs and events.

Employ Me

Employ Me is a free service that offers young people one-on-one support from one of our youth officers for all things career and work related.This includes help with writing resumes and cover letters, applying for jobs, building interview skills and general career advice.

Residents aged 14-24 are eligible. Each session is 30 minutes and can be in person at the Youth Centre or over the phone or online. Bookings are essential to secure your place. To register your interest or find out more visit:

Peer Support for LGBTQIA+ young people

  • Social support group for LGBTQIA+ young people. It runs every Thursday at the Cockburn Youth Centre during school terms.

Youth programs, activities and events

Cockburn RYDE – Supervised Driving Program

Cockburn RYDE Provides young people aged 16-24 with the opportunity to complete their 50 hours of supervised driving with a volunteer driving mentor.
Youth Outreach provides
  • Case management supporting individuals aged 10-18
  • Aboriginal Youth Outreach Worker.

Annual Youth Events

  • Youth Week (April)
  • ANZAC Youth Parade (April)
  • ‘Youth Noise’ music competition (September)
  • FROSH Youth Festival at the Cockburn Rotary Spring Fair (October)
  • Youth PRIDE event (November).

Youth Justice Mentoring provides

  • Personalised support for young people aged 10-18 living in the South-West metropolitan corridor, referred by the Department of Youth Justice
  • Life skills, health and wellbeing, and personal development.

Youth Advisory Collective (YAC)

The Youth Advisory Collective is a volunteer group of young people aged 12-24 who live, work or study in the City of Cockburn.
  • Develops community projects and events for youth
  • Helps to organise City events
  • Meet with Elected Members to discuss youth-related topics
  • Develops leadership, organisational and teamwork skills.

Youth Development

  • Skills development, capacity building and partnership projects
  • Engagement with schools and community organisations.

More information and Contact

Contact the Youth Development Officer on 08 9411 3882 or email. You can also follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

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9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
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Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
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We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.