Youth Connections is an experienced disability service provider. Our abilities programs specialise in youth services and we provide NDIS-registered supports.

We embrace ABILITY. We see the unique talents, capabilities and potential of every young person we serve.

We don’t do boring. We’re big believers in innovation because we know that young people are constantly evolving. Creativity, variety and conversation are the tools we use to keep pace with them.

Our programs are flexible and uniquely responsive to participant needs, circumstances and aspirations. We offer young people opportunities to stretch themselves, learn new skills and meet new people in a safe, fun and inclusive environment.

Our staff are passionate about creating purposeful futures for young people and advocating for them and their families with respect, integrity and support.






Skool’s Out

Skool’s Out is an after-school and school holiday support program for young people with a disABILITY, which develops social and life skills in a supported, recreational environment.

Transition to Work and Next Step Program

Transition to Work and Next Step Program are both for school leavers with a disABILITY who want to engage in their communities, make friends, master new life skills and kick-start their careers.


Transcendence Gaming Hub hosts inclusive Friday night gaming competitions for any young person with and without a disability who wants to get their gameface on, make friends and have fun!

Transition Support

Transition Support assists school students with a disABILITY as they ask the big questions about life after school, develop independent living skills and set goals for their future.

Our programs cater for young people of different ages and disabilities. Want to learn more about our unique service delivery and how it can suit you?

Tickets are on sale for the Central Coast Youth Charity Gala Ball.

Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Central Coast Youth Charity Gala Ball!  YC Group and the Rotary Club of Umina Beach are proud to invite you to attend the 2nd annual event on Saturday the 20th of October, 7:00pm, at Mingara Events Centre, Tumbi Umbi....

Save the Date – Central Coast Youth Charity Gala Ball

This week, April 13th to the 22nd, marks the 2018 Youth Week in NSW. Youth Week is a NSW Government initiative that celebrates and showcases the young people in our communities. Youth are vital to YC Group. They are at the core of everything we do. That is why we are...

Home is Where the Heart is; The Tiny Homes Containing So Much Heart

The Tiny Homes Foundation.   For many of us the thought of somewhere small, warm and cosy brings forth childhood memories of backyard cubby houses. For many others, somewhere that's warm with a roof overhead is only a dream. On the Central Coast alone, roughly...

Recap of the YC School Holidays Program – Week 1

Every school holidays the Youth Connections Abilities team runs a School Holiday Program. The program runs from Monday to Friday during school holidays, from 8am to 5pm. The YC Abilities team offers a range of exciting and interactive activities from bowling, picnics,...

The 2017 NG Central School Graduation Ceremony & Christmas Lunch

On Thursday the 14th of December the students of NG Central School officially finished the school year and, for a select few, this day marked their graduation. The day was marked with celebration all round, from the students and teachers. There were many smiling faces...

Lucy Wicks MP, Federal Member for Robertson, visits YC Group.

On Wednesday the 20th of December 2017, YC Group at Green Central Kariong, was host to Lucy Wicks MP, Federal Member for Robertson. The visit focused on the work that YC Group and its subsidiaries do on the Central Coast. The CEO of YC Group, Claudia Devlin, led the...

Spotlight on ABILITY

At Youth Connections we hear many interesting stories from our program participants about their experiences in the ABILITIES program. Matt and Lauren are two participants in our Skool’s Out after-school and holiday program, and the Transcendence gaming hub program....

Spotlight on Youth Connections Broadmeadow

In July 2017 our new Youth Connections site opened its doors in Broadmeadow. This site marks our first home in the Newcastle/Hunter Region, a very exciting prospect for us. It marks a major step forward in our breadth of NDIS service offerings. Recently some great...

The Central Coast Youth Charity Gala Ball 2017

On Saturday 18th November, 2017, the first Central Coast Youth Charity Gala Ball was held at Gosford RSL. Organised by the Rotary Club of Umina Beach, the event was held to raise much needed funds to support youth development and empowerment at YC Group. The night was...

The Governor-General and Lady Cosgrove Visit YC Group

Wednesday the 22nd of November, 2018, saw a very special visitor come to YC Group. YC Group has been established for over 21 years now and in that time many amazing things have happened; the events of Wednesday are no exception. We were lucky enough to host a visit...

“Elyse had a wonderful afternoon today and is so excited to be coming to Skool’s Out! A big thank you for making this possible!!! I can only speak highly of the staff at YC Group, they have been an amazing support to Elyse and I.”

Natalie | Parent


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