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Youth Connect delivers a range of programs for young people aged 12–25 in our regional communities.
Youth Connect delivers workshops, programs and events with young people in our Region. We provide a range of arts, music, health and sports activities.
We believe strongly in celebrating the passion, energy and achievements of our young people, and work to provide low-cost, accessible youth programs in regional communities.
Youth Connect works with young people, families and service providers to:
Where possible, we also work with local people to support community-led events.
We recognise the important contributions young people and supporting organisations make to the inclusiveness, sustainability and vibrancy of our community.
To support youth-led projects in our Region, Youth Grants of up to $2,500 are now available.
Opening date: Saturday, 1 October 2022Closing date: Monday, 31 October 2022
You can apply if you represent an eligible community organisation (or are auspiced by one) that has has an ABN and operates within the Toowoomba Region. Projects can include:
To apply, check you're eligible under the Youth Grants Program Guidelines, then complete the online application form through SmartyGrants.
For more details, visit the Youth Grants Program page.
Download Youth Grants flyer (PDF 0.9 MB).
Save the date! We're running a free outdoor movie night in partnership with Meringandan State School.
Date: Saturday, 15 October 2022Time: Gates open at 5.30pm, screening starts at 7pmPlace: Meringandan State School, 10 School Road, MeringandanCost: Free
No bookings required and everyone is welcome. Food and drinks will be available for purchase.
Download Detective Pikachu Movie Night flyer (PDF 1.5 MB).
For a variety of other free activities you can do at home, visit our Youth activities & resources.
If you'd like to get in touch with the Youth Connect team about any of our current programs, please email us.
Follow us on Facebook to get the latest details on all our programs, including times, locations and updates. Our events are also listed on the events register.