Youth centres

AWOL Youth Hub, Gordon

Our Gordon Youth Centre (AWOL) is currently open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2.30 - 5.30pm. At this time the Turramurra and St Ives centres are closed.

We are currently working on different ways to support young people and the Youth Services Team is available to answer enquiries.

For more information, call 9424 0837 or email us. 

AWOL Youth Hub

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

  • Monday to Thursday 3.30pm to 6.30pm.
  • Pizza Thursday at 4.30pm.
  • Friday 3.30pm to 6pm.

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

The Landing Youth Centre

Location: Turramurra Library, 5 Ray Street, Turramurra (enter at rear of building)

  • Tuesdays during term 2.30pm to 5.30pm

Facilities & equipment: BBQ, table tennis, youth workers, board games, crafts, Playstation and more to keep you entertained.

The Fitz Youth Centre

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 hoping to open our doors in February with a big launch event planned for May.

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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