Youth

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield is committed to giving young people opportunities, information and support. We strive to make the local area a great place for young people to work, live, study or play in.

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

Looking for activities?

Check out Council's Youth Facebook page (PAEyouth) to find out about programs and activities.

Reconnect

Reconnect provides one-to-one counselling services for young people aged between 12 and 18 who are experiencing difficulties that may cause family breakdown or homelessness. They can also provide support to the young person's family, guardian or carer and mediate family issues, so everyone can have their say in a fair and respectful manner. Reconnect is an outreach service which means a youth worker can meet you in an appropriate place. The Reconnect team also deliver group programs for young people and parents.

You can contact Reconnect on 1800 448 999.

Reconnect Referral Form(DOC, 731 KB)

Skate/BMX/Scooter Events

Council has three major skate facilities at Days Road, Regency Park, Victoria Road, Osborne and a smaller facility on the foreshore at Semaphore beach. Throughout the year Council runs events at these parks. There are also several BMX Tracks throughout the city including, Thomas Turner Reserve at Valley View and Days Road at Regency Park.

Arts & Beats

The City of Port Adelaide Enfield has a strong commitment to the arts, including music, performance and visual arts.

Looking after yourself

Our Council is committed to increasing community awareness and supporting young people to make healthier lifestyle choices.

For information on how and where to access support with all your health needs, click on the related links to find out how to look after yourself.

Health and Wellbeing

Centrelink

Learning and Earning

We believe that everyone should have access to education, training and employment opportunities.

Council offers work experience opportunities for local young people. The City of Port Adelaide Enfield has five libraries, with a collection of resources to assist you with your study. Our libraries provide more than just books. They have computers, videos, DVDs, CDs, magazines and sports equipment. The libraries are located at Enfield, Greenacres, Parks (Angle Park), Port Adelaide and Semaphore.

You can find info on your local primary schools, high schools, tertiary and adult education opportunities within the Council area via the links below. TAFE SA is the biggest provider of vocational education and training in South Australia. There are over 800 different courses at TAFE in a range of areas. TAFE SA has locations all over South Australia and you can study either part time or full time. You can even do VET courses while you're at school.

Studying at university is another option for tertiary education. There are 3 main universities in South Australia. SATAC stands for the South Australia Tertiary Admissions Centre. SATAC process all the applications for TAFE SA and the Universities of South Australia and also the Charles Darwin University.

Skills SA

TAFE SA

Department for Education and Child Development

Adelaide Training and Employment Centre

Sport & 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 playspaces.

Playgrounds, Parks & Gardens