Providing counselling, support, advocacy and referrals for local youth

Upper Hunter Youth Services Inc.

We provide the following FREE services to young people aged 10 – 18 and their families in the Upper Hunter Area:

Adolescent & Family Counsellor

Provides counselling to young people and their families

Youth & Family Support Worker

Providing support, advocacy and referrals

Youth Centre

For local young people between the ages of 10 and 18

Youth Activity Programs

Fun and engaging programs and excursions for local youth

Contact Us

Upper Hunter Youth Services Office

Phone: 02 6543 4841
Fax: 02 6542 5443
Office Hours:  9.00 am— 5.00 pm  Monday to Friday

Youth Centre

Phone: 02 6543 4841
Centre Hours: 3.30pm—6.30pm  Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
School Holiday Hours: 11.00am – 3.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday


The Showground, Maitland Street,
(PO Box 628),

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Online Support

Kids Helpline:

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Reachout Australia:

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