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Youth in Marion

The City of Marion is committed to working with young people and the community to make the region a positive and inclusive place for young people to live, work, play and connect.

We celebrate diversity and individually and ensure all projects, events, grants and partnerships are inclusive for all young people including people of various gender, age, sexuality, cultural backgrounds, religious beliefs and those living with disability.

Youth Engagement Scholarship Opportunity

Applications are now open for City of Marion's Youth Engagement scholarship to Venture Dorm.

This partnership will give five young adults who live, work or play in the City of Marion township an opportunity to take their business ideas through Venture Dorm. We're inviting people aged between 18-25, who are drawn to entrepreneurship and value the possibilities of a career path less travelled to apply. If that sounds like you, or anyone you know, please spread the word.

Applicants will be shortlisted for interviews in early March, ahead of Venture Dorm kicking off on March 24th. The five successful founders chosen will receive a fully sponsored place in the 8 week program, valued at $995.

Youth Development Grants

The Youth Development Grants are designed to support eligible groups and organisations to deliver exciting, well-managed and relevant activities and programs whilst strengthening connections for young people 12-25 years in our community.

The grants can assist youth organisations and services to identify projects that they feel meet a local need, utilising their experience, expertise and existing connections in the City of Marion. The Youth Development Grants will contribute to providing positive opportunities in a strong, connected and inclusive community.

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Urgent assistance

If you need urgent assistance or support, call a crisis service now using the below phone numbers. The below websites can also provide great information and support.

Crisis service phone numbers

  • Kids Help Line: 1800 551 800
  • Life Line; 131 114
  • Crisis Care: 131 161
  • Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
  • Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS): 1300 131 340
  • South Australian Police (SAPOL) - Emergency: 000
  • South Australian Police (SAPOL) - Assistance Line: 131 444

 Useful websites

Youth Policies