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Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Youth Network

Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Youth Network (HKYN) is made up of youth and community services that work with and provide services to young people in the Hornsby and/or Ku-ring-gai local government areas.

This youth network...

  • Provides opportunities to develop partnerships.
  • Shares information and resources.
  • Supports professional development.
  • Encourages the improvement of service provision, networking, cooperation, coordination and integration of youth projects.
  • Provides programs that respond to the needs and interests of young people.
  • Provides advocacy with or on behalf of young people.

HKYN members...

  • Meet on a monthly basis to share information and to identify issues affecting young people, their families and service providers.
  • Encourage local agencies or authorities to address issues of concern facing young people and their families.
  • Develop programs and partnerships and advocacy/lobbying tools to respond to young people’s needs.
  • Work in collaboration, if need arises to attract funding or to respond to the needs of young people.
  • Identify service gaps, maximise resource sharing and minimise service duplication.

Who participates?

HKYN works with service providers which include:

  • Government – councils, police, health, education and community, juvenile justice and family and community services.
  • Non-government - migrant and youth services.
  • Faith based services - Christian church groups, non-Christian groups, organisations and youth related services.


Email Lily Giles or call 02 9424 0837.