Barnardos Australia Reconnect Program

Reconnect is a free and confidential service for young people residing in the Canterbury and Marrickville local government areas. It is an early intervention homelessness program for youth (12-18 years old) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness and their families / carers. The program aims to ‘reconnect’ teenagers to their families / carers where possible. The program runs out of both Marrickville Youth Resource Centre and Belmore Youth Resource Centre

Marrickville Youth Resource Centre (MYRC)- Address: Corner of Yabsley Ave & Northcote St, Marrickville, NSW 2204
Contact Number: 02 9784 2800
Fax: 02 9568 6125

Belmore Youth Resource Centre (BYRC) Address: Building 3, 38-40 Redman Parade, Belmore, NSW 2192
Contact Number: 02 9784 2800
Fax: 02 9787 5063

Marrickville Youth Resource Centre:
Belmore Youth Resource Centre (BYRC):
Hours of Service: Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm
Area Organisation Services: Canterbury-Bankstown, Marrickville
Languages other than English available: Hindi, Turkish
Referral pathway: Email or Phone
Eligibility Criteria: Young people and their families


Ward Map

In 2016 the former City of Canterbury Council and former Bankstown City Council amalgamated to form the City of Canterbury Bankstown. The new Local Government Area (LGA) is made up of five Council Wards.

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This map can be used as a guide for the areas different organisations service.

The new LGA has different boundaries for some services listed in this directory such as local health districts, state funded programs and NSW Police Local Area Commands. Different boundaries and funding can impact on the services available to different people.