The SCYouth website was developed in response to young people saying (in the 2014 Timaru District Youth Survey and the MAKE THINGS HAPPEN YOUTH HUI 2015) that “we don’t know what we don’t know, and that makes it hard to find out what we need to know.”

So SCYouth attempts to gather into one site lots of information that hopefully is helpful and relevant to young people living in South Canterbury.

This website grew out of the Investing in Youth Project, a three-year (2013-16) youth community development project hosted by YMCA South and Mid Canterbury. YMCA South and Mid Canterbury maintains this website as a community service to our region’s young people.

If we’ve missed something – or some info is incorrect or out-of-date – please let us know.