Youth centres

AWOL Youth Hub, Gordon

COVID-19 update: Youth centres closed

As a result of lockdown and current health orders all Youth Centres are closed.

More information on current status of Council services
NSW Government COVID-19 rules

AWOL Youth Hub

Location: Old school building next to Gordon Library, 799 Pacific Highway, Gordon

  • Tuesday and Thursday 2.30pm to 5.30pm.
  • Pizza Thursday at 4.30pm.

Facilities & equipment: Foosball, table tennis (subject to availability), PS3 & PS4, WII, computers; DVDs, music, iPod cables for stereo, TVs.

St Ives Youth Hub

Location: Off Memorial Avenue, St Ives (behind St Ives Shopping Village).

  • Fridays 4pm - 8.30pm

Facilities & equipment: Music recording and production studio, PA system, PS3 & PS4, Foosball, skate park, movies.

We are having our launch party on 25 June. Join us for a free BBQ, skateboard workshop and DJ.

Meet our team

Cherise Ricciardo - Youth Services coordinator

Cherise Ricciardo completed her studies in 2012. Starting her Youth Work career in Western Australia, Cherise has since worked all over NSW, including Lane Cove and Greater Western Sydney. She is excited to now be highlighting and promoting the voice of young people in Northern Sydney. Skilled in staff supervision, project management, facilitation and consultation, she is dedicated and passionate about building stronger communities. Away from work, Cherise likes spending time with her husband and drinking good coffee!


9424 0837 or 0412 120 225


Emma Tysoe - Youth Services officer

Emma Tysoe has a Certificate IV and Diploma in community services as well as her bachelor degree in social science/social welfare. Emma is passionate about working and enriching the lives of young people in Ku-ring-gai. She enjoys programming and engaging with young people through outreach and in centre activities. In her spare time, Emma enjoys the company of her family, husband, daughter and friends. Her favourite activities include gardening, cooking and going on new adventures.


9424 0994 or 0409 407 635

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For more information, call 9424 0837 or email us.