Youth support

The City of Logan is a great place for young people to live, study, work and be social. We want to make sure all young people feel connected, engaged and included in their community. 

Local community support services and organisations

Name Description More information
Logan Community Directory There are many services and organisations that support young people within the City of Logan. Use the search function to find a service to meet your needs.  For more information visit the Logan Community Directory.

Logan City Council resources for young people

Name Description More information
Wonderful Me!

Wonderful Me! is a journal perfect for people aged 9 to 12 years. It is a creative way for young people to explore more about themselves.

Wonderful Me! invites you to dream for the future, make things, do things and be the change in your world.

The journal has:

  • colourful illustrations
  • plenty of space to draw and write, and
  • guided worksheets.

To request copies of the booklet, please call us on 07 3412 3412 or email us at communityservices@logan.qld.gov.au.

For more information see Wonderful Me!
Logan City Council School Leaver Guide

The Logan City Council school leaver guide can help you to make the shift from school to employment or further training. It also explains the many services available to school leavers in Logan.

The guide contains information about:

  • training providers
  • youth support services
  • volunteering
  • legal support and services
  • banking, voting, driver’s license, tax, superannuation and all sorts of things.
 

Logan City Council activities and programs for young people

Name Description More information
Logan City Council Libraries

We have nine libraries that offer a range of services and activities including:

  • gaming
  • chess groups
  • homework help
  • craft activities
  • reading hour
  • comics and manga fan club
  • music jams, movies and more!
For the full calendar of activities at our libraries, please see the Libraries events calendar.
Logan City Council Traineeships and Apprenticeships

The Logan City Council Traineeships and Apprenticeships program can help you kick start your career in local government and take the next step toward your future career.

You will gain a nationally recognised qualification while you work. It also offers opportunities like:

  • learning and development – with training courses in personal productivity and focus, communication techniques, conflict resolution and assertiveness
  • job-readiness training – to prepare you for the change from trainee / apprentice to your next career goal
  • an ambassador opportunity at our annual Ignite Youth Careers Expo
  • co-leading community projects involving Youth Assisting Youth (YAY Team).
For more information, please visit Traineeships and Apprenticeships
KRANK School Holiday Program

The KRANK School Holiday program offers free and low - cost activities for children and young people aged 5 to 17 within the City of Logan! 

From hula hoop dancing, cooking classes and fishing  there is something for everyone! 

For more information visit KRANK.
Live Well Logan

Live Well Logan is an active and healthy program that will help you find a free or low-cost activity. It is suitable to everyone, regardless of your age, gender, mobility or work schedule.

Keeping fit and healthy has never been so important. Regular exercise can have a positive impact on mental health and well-being as it can:

  • relieve stress
  • improve your memory
  • help you sleep better, and
  • boost your mood.
For more information visit Live Well Logan.

State and Federal Government resources for young people

Name Description More information
Queensland Government Support People with Disability  

Support for children and young people living with disability including information about:

  • bullying
  • early childhood
  • going to school
  • leaving school
  • getting some help.
For more information visit Queensland Government Support People with Disability
We The Differents online portal  We The Differents is a collective of information, tips, ideas and experiences to help young people know what’s on offer, find the right support and options and make the most of their education. For more information visit We The Differents

Queensland Government Youth

Information about education and training, work and career life skills and turning 18, driving and transport, health and looking after yourself, sport and recreation, family and social support and much more. For more information visit Queensland Government Youth.

Join a Youth Group!

Are you a young person who would like to make a difference for all young people in Logan? Then you might like to join one of the many youth groups in Logan and contribute your skills and ideas. There are lots of options available.

Name Description More information
Logan City Council Logan Youth Action Group 

The LYAG is made up of young people aged 14 to 24 years old who live, work or study in the City of Logan and are passionate about making a positive difference in the local community.

The LYAG is a space where young people are heard and take action about the things that are important to them, with the support of Logan City Council. 

Members of the LYAG:

  • represent the voice of young people at a Local Government level
  • develop and deliver youth led projects and events
  • learn new skills in a hands-on learning environment
  • have a lot of fun and make new friends along the way.

To learn more about the LYAG please call us 07 3412 3412 and ask to speak to the community development program, or email us at CommunityServices@logan.qld.gov.au.

Please note that whilst we would love to be able to have every young person be part of this group, we have limited places available.

Headspace Youth Reference Group A diverse group of young people of various cultures and backgrounds between the ages of 12 to 25 that are passionate about advocating for youth mental health services within the community.

Contact: Jessica Van Mourik
Phone: 3804 4200
Email: jessica.vanmourik@headspaceaftercare.org.au

R4Respect Youth Advisory Group #R4Respect is an education and prevention strategy led by young people to support young people in Logan!  Phone: 07 3826 1500
Email: r4respect@yfs.org.au
Website: r4respect
Multicultural Youth Queensland (MyQ) Youth Council Multicultural Youth Queensland (MyQ) is a youth-led initiative of Access Community Services Ltd.

Contact: Jess Ward
Access Community Services
Phone:  07 3412 8255
Email: jessicaw@acsl.org.au

PCYC Youth Management Teams (YMT) Social leadership groups that discuss local challenges and implement strategies to meet community needs. 

Beenleigh PCYC
Tess Kearnan
Phone: 3380 1777
Email: tess.kearnan@pcyc.org.au

Crestmead PCYC
Joel Tuita
Phone: 3805 4100
Email: joel.tuita@pcyc.org.au

Logan PCYC
Cherie Mclean
Phone: 07 3442 1700
Email: Cherie.Mclean@pcyc.org.au

Beenleigh Yatala Junior Chamber of Commerce The Junior Chamber provides an avenue for local students to interact within the business and broader community, enabling them to contribute meaningfully while earning valuable experience. 

Contact: Karen Murphy

Phone: 07 3807 8077

Junior Quota Junior Quota (JQ) is for high school aged students who want to volunteer their time to make a difference in the local community. 

Contact: Heather Christensen

Phone: 07 3804 0488