Wollongong and Shellharbour

NETWORK is a service providing resourcing, personal and educational support to young people who are vulnerable, disadvantaged, homeless or those at risk of disadvantage and homelessness and between the ages of 15 and 24 (inclusive).

NETWORK aims to assist young people to overcome individual and external barriers to improved living situations. It also aims to help young people prepare to enter, re-enter or maintain activities in education, training and employment and to access opportunities in the community.

NETWORK provides assistance such as:

  • referral
  • advocacy
  • organisation of training and preparatory workshops
  • assistance and support in living and social skills
  • job seeking skills education
  • specialised programs
  • educational assistance
  • assistance to liaise with Job Service Australia providers, Centrelink and other agencies
  • access to other SYFS services including accommodation, financial and material assistance, family support, health services and others

Contact by email welcome

Hours and referral information:

Hours: for referral purposes - Mon to Fri, 9.00am to 5.00pm


Wollongong Contact: (02) 4221 7770

Shellharbour Contact: (02) 4295 8751


NETWORK (Wollongong)

463 Crown St
West Wollongong, New South Wales 2500

NETWORK (Shellharbour)

25 Lake Entrance Road
Warilla, New South Wales 2529


Funding Information:

NETWORK (Wollongong) is currently self funded