Youth

Berri Barmera Council is committed to working with young people and the community to make the region a positive and inclusive place for young people to live, work and play. We are also committeed to giving young people opportunities, information and support.

This webpage aims to connect young people to a wide range of services and information as well as giving you the opportunity have input into what happens in your local area.

 

GET INVOLVED

Current opportunities to have a say in our district include:


If you're aged between 12 and 25... GET INVOLVED and make a difference !

If you have a great idea, why not send an email to bbc@bbc.sa.gov.au , outlining details of what you would like to see done, how you idea will address an issue/need in the community and others who are interested in being involved. Don't forget to include your contact details so that we can follow up with you.

HeadSpace Berri  is a place where young people can receive help for a range of issues including health, mental health, education, work and drug and alcohol problems.

To find our more click  here.

Riverland Young Professionals  is a network for young people (under 35). The network is open to service and trades employees as well as professionals, and recognises all vocations as an integral part of the local economy and community.

To find out more click  here

 

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Keeping active and building social networks are important. We believe all sport and recreation activities should be available and affordable for the entire community. The search function on our playgrounds, parks and gardens page will help you locate local sporting facilities and outdoor play spaces.

Parks and Gardens

 

YOUTH HEALTH

Urgent assistance

If you need urgent assistance or support, call a crisis service now using the below phone numbers. The below websites can also provide great information and support.

Crisis service phone numbers

  • Kids Help Line: 1800 551 800
  • Life Line; 131 114
  • Crisis Care: 131 161
  • Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
  • Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS): 1300 131 340
  • South Australian Police (SAPOL) - Emergency: 000
  • South Australian Police (SAPOL) - Assistance Line: 131 444

Useful websites

 

 

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