The Drop is located at Lake Macquarie Fair Shopping Centre in Mount Hutton and provides a safe, welcoming and fun space for young people aged 6 to 16 years to connect.
You can visit for a short time or come in every day for a snack and a chat!
The Drop is free for youths to attend and is open weekdays from 3pm to 6pm during school terms, and from 10am to 6pm in school holidays.
Supervision is provided by our wonderful volunteers. Centre for Hope also provides complimentary snacks and drinks, a pool table, air hockey, foosball, lego, UNO, Wii, DVD’s, books as well as board games for youths. Our volunteers make mean toasties and smoothies!
Over 200 young people per month attend the Drop-In Centre, enjoying a range of activities from art workshops and mural design, dancing and music, skateboarding, bike riding, quizzes, games and pool competitions.