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Eastern Region Youth Network

The Eastern Region Youth Network (better known as ERYN) is a network of youth services, agencies, organisations and those interested in youth affairs in the eastern suburbs.

ERYN assists the youth community to work collaboratively to develop a more strategic approach to youth programs and service delivery in the east.

Aim of the network:

To ensure that young people in the Eastern Region have access to appropriate services.

The network objectives are to provide key youth stakeholders with the opportunity to:

  • Identify current and emerging issues for young people
  • Identify service gaps in the Eastern region
  • Create opportunities for collaboration
  • Exchange information
  • Lobby for appropriate services in the region
  • Utilise Local Government Regional Council, resources and networks
Network purpose:

The purpose of the network is to

  • Facilitate inter-agency communication and information sharing
  • Address youth service gaps (including affordable housing, careers advice, work, experience, services for new arrivals)
  • Advocate and lobby for regional needs
  • Facilitate collaboration between agencies and services
  • Share relevant information
  • Support youth participation
Network membership:

No membership fee is required, however members are required to complete and return an ERYN membership form.
Membership details will be compiled to develop a current membership list to facilitate communication, collaboration and assist with the distribution of agendas and minutes.

Members will have the opportunity to
  • Participate in ERYN meetings
  • Receive agendas and minutes
  • Have free access to network resources
  • Promote upcoming events, programs and initiatives
  • Raise issues of importance
  • Access to professional development opportunities
  • Strengthen professional relationships
Network meetings:
The network will convene four meetings per year. Meetings in 2016 will be held on  
  • Thursday 4 February 2016, 10am – 12pm at City of Unley
  • Thursday 5 May 2016, 10am – 12pm at City of Burnside
  • Thursday 4 August 2016, 10am - 12pm at a venue to be confirmed
  • Thursday 3 November 2016, 10am - 12pm at a venue to be confirmed

If you would like to find out more about becoming an ERYN member please contact Mark Crabtree, Development Officer – Youth & Events on 8342 8041 or send an email.

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