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Western District Health Service YOUTH

Western District Health Service offers a variety of activities and services for young people aged 11-25 years who live, work or study in the Southern Grampians Region. 

Programs operate from public spaces across, events and  schools in Southern Grampians, with the aim of providing recreational and social opportunities for young people, combined with access to information and support.

Western District Health Service YOUTH is the only generalist youth service in the Southern Grampians Shire and is reliant on external funding to continue to provide young people with opportunities for participation. 


WDHS Youth Holiday Program

The WDHS Holiday Program is a recreation based program suitable for young people aged 11-18. The program runs for two weeks during the school holiday periods.

Further Information
For further information about the upcoming program or to be added to the Youth Holiday Program Mailing List please contact Holiday Program Coordinator via email at


FReeZA Program

FReeZA is music and events program for young people between the ages of 12 and 25 with the opportunity to attend affordable, accessible music and cultural events in Hamilton, Dunkeld, Glenthompson, Coleraine, Balmoral, Cavendish and Branxholme.
FReeZA is funded by the Victoria State Government and delivered by Western District Health Service Youth.

The FReeZA program is a ‘by youth, for youth’ approach to leading the planning, development and delivery of music and cultural events in the local community. FReeZA is an innovative youth development program providing young people between the ages of 12 and 25 with the opportunity to attend affordable and accessible music and cultural events. 

Want to get involved in FReeZA?
So if you are aged between 12 and 25 and are interested staging of live band gigs, BMX/Skate comps, Hip Hop showcases, art and short film competitions, DJ dance events, theatre productions and local community, music and youth festivals we want to hear from you.

For further information contact, via Facebook Western District Health Service YOUTH, or Phone: 03 5551 8349

Hamilton Young Mums Network

The ‘Hamilton Young Mums Network’ is a community based program which aims to build the social, emotional and parenting capacity of mothers under the age of 25 who live, work and study in the Southern Grampians region. 

The Young Mums Network is open to all young mums with children of all ages.Participants are involved in interactive sessions with their babies, group sessions and guest presentations. All activities and lunch is provided free of charge, transport can be arranged. 

Please click on the document to view the registration form: Hamilton Young Mums Network Registration Form

Please click on the link to view the Hamilton Young Mums Network facebook group: facebook group

For Further informaiton 
For more information please contact Youth Services on 55518349 or email


Adolescent Health Programs

WDHS Youth Services Youth Development Officer works in partnerships with schools, the community and youth sector to explore gaps in service delivery and support and address service coordination of youth services across the Southern Grampians Shire.

WDHS offers a variety of health and personal development programs for young people. These programs are provided to schools or other agencies.

For more information please contact Youth Services on 03 55518349 or email

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