Karingal Hangout


Karingal PLACE Neighbourhood Centre
103 Ashleigh Avenue
Frankston, 3199

Contact Us

Youth Central Office: 9768 1366
Jane: 0488 590 448
Email: jane.thomson@frankston.vic.gov.au


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Opening Hours

Open Wednesday and Friday, closed Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

School Holiday Programs

The Youth Central page has details on school holiday activities for each Hangout.  

School Term Activities

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed

Drop In

We help young people aged 12-24 years and their families within Frankston City municipality with support, information and referrals. 

‘Drop In’ is a social, recreational based group which offers the following for free:

  • Play X-box, WiiU, Card and Board games
  • Get creative with Arts and Craft
  • Eat Food and drink provided
  • Have fun hanging out with friends or lounge around listening to music or talk with a youth worker and more

Cost: Free


Weekly on Wednesday during school terms

Thursday: Closed

Friday: Active Arvo alternating fortnightly with WHAT Bus 3-5pm

Active Arvo

If you are keen on sports and want to meet others or have an active start to your weekend join the group each Friday. For 12-24 years. Get involved in dodgeball, basketball, mark is up & more.

Cost: Free


  • 18 October
  • 1 November 
  • 15 November
  • 29 November 
  • 13 December

The What Bus - Youth Outreach Bus

Lookout for our new mobile outreach bus! A youth centre on wheels decked out with gaming consoles, free Wi-Fi, giant games, giveaways and friendly, approachable youth workers.

Location: Karingal Place Neighbourhood Centre

Cost: Free

If the weather is okay you’ll find us within the Karingal local area such as Karingal Hangout and local hot spots with giveaways and free food.

You can also chat with a youth worker about local support services including housing, drug and alcohol counselling, financial counselling, or job assistance.


  • Friday 25 October
  • Friday 8 November
  • Friday 22 November
  • Friday 6 December
  • Friday 20 December

What we offer

We help young people aged 12-24 years and their families within Frankston City municipality with support, information and referrals.

  • Homework support
  • Referral and information about services
  • Life skills programs and AOD
  • Help with resumes and job applications
  • Structured activities and groups
  • Accommodation support
  • Supportive youth workers
  • Peer support groups
  • Volunteering and employment opportunities
  • FREE access to Wi-Fi, PCs and printing
  • L2P is a program for young Learners to gain the necessary 120 hours required to gain their P’s.

Keep Watch on this page for changes as we endeavour to run more programs with the young people in the future.

Programs are subject to change, contact Youth Central on 9768 1366 for further information.

For further information on all Karingal Hangout activities, please contact team members.

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