Jacks Youth Cafe - venue for under 18s
Fusion Australia has operated either a “Youth Café” or a Youth Drop-in Centre in Hornsby for 38 of the last 52 years… first in Coronation Street (“The Attic”), then next to Hornsby Station (“Jacks Island Café”) then at 5 Jersey Street (“Jacks Youth Café”).
Jacks is attended by all manner of high school aged young people – some come just for a milkshake and company. For some it is for more significant reasons.
Jacks has a range of volunteers of different
ages and life experiences, from teenagers to grand-parents. All our volunteers are screened and are provided with the necessary training. It is a place where young people feel known and cared for.
Jacks has a clear set of rules or ‘norms’ that are designed to help people feel respected and safe. It is a place where young people know they have others who believe in them and their potential, and will both challenge and
At Jacks youth Cafe, young people can participate in a range of different activities including: pool, table tennis, Nintendo Wii & Sony Playstation 2 gaming, arts & crafts, board games and much more.