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Youth programs and groups

  • We have programs and groups to encourage young people (12–24 years) to connect with like-minded people of a similar age in a safe and supportive way. 
  • All activities have limited numbers, so book early to avoid disappointment.
  • Please note that all our youth services activities are fully supervised and drug, alcohol, vaping and smoking-free.

All programs are free to attend and run during school term. View school term dates on the Victorian Government's Education and Training website

Be Ur Self

  • What: LGBTIQ+ Program that is a safe and inclusive place for young people 12 to 17 years old
  • When: Mondays, 4pm to 6pm 
  • Where: To join contact My Place Youth Facility,  5-7 Main St Pakenham


  • What: For young people aged 12 to 17 years old to make new friends and enjoy fun activities
  • When: Thursdays, 3.30pm to 5pm
  • Where: My Place Youth Facility, 5-7 Main St Pakenham

Cardinia Pride 

  • What: Are you 17-24 years and passionate about creating change for the LGBTIQA+ community in Cardinia Shire
  • When: Wednesdays, 6pm to 7pm 
  • Where: To join contact My Place Youth Facility, 5-7 Main St Pakenham

Young Parents Group

  • What: A fun and supportive social group for young parents and their children
  • When: Wednesdays, 1pm to 2pm    

 Catch Up

  • What: An engaging social and life skills group for 17 to 24 year olds
  • When: Wednesdays, 5.30pm to 7pm
  • Where: My Place Youth Facility, 5-7 Main St Pakenham

1. Complete the annual consent form 

Before you book, you need to submit a 2022 annual consent form. If you've already completed one for this calendar year you don't need to submit another one.

Submit online consent form or Download a consent form

2. Contact us by email or phone to book your place 

Please contact youth service on myplace@cardinia.vic.gov.au or 1800 4 Youth (1800 496 884) for details.


There are lots of ways young people can connect with us such as:

  • Contribute to our quarterly Ezine
  • Plan and run a range of youth events

Contact My Place on 1800 496 994 to find out more!


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