Youth Services

Mountains of Help- Directory and advice about support services for young people in the Blue Mountains, NSW.

Life can sometimes get complicated, and there are times when you need help – help dealing with the law, help finding a safe place to live, help just getting through the next 24 hours.

The good news is, there’s a huge support network right here in the Mountains. They’re called youth services, and they’re set up specially to support you.

So, if you know somebody who’s struggling with something, whether it’s school, home, drugs or anything else, chances are there’s somebody nearby who can help. Click here to access Mountains of help.


MYST – Mountains Youth Services Team
PO Box 99, Springwood NSW 2777

Tel: 02 4754 5125
MYST’s aim is to provide aid and assistance to young people in the Blue Mountains who are aged between 12 and 24 years and who are suffering from homelessness, poverty, distress, helplessness and misfortune.

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Platform Youth Services
Tel: 02 4760 0800
A support service for young people, aged 12-25, who are homeless or worried about it, in the Blue Mountains, Penrith and Hawkesbury regions.

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Headspace Penrith
606 High Street
Penrith NSW 2750

Tel: 02 4720 8800
Are you 12 – 25?
Would you like someone to talk to?
Do you know of a young person who would like our help?

Headspace Penrith is voluntary service to support young people with general health, mental health and sexual health concerns. Headspace Penrith can also assist with education and employment and drug and alcohol counselling.

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