Boys Group+ : Partnered with and held at the Venny

Boys Group runs during school terms on Friday Nights, where young people hang out, eat dinner, and have fun! Boys Group is a social and emotional support program for young people over 8 years old. Boys Group seeks to provide young people with positive role models and encourages the expression of feelings and emotions. Dinner and transport from North Melbourne are provided. Contact 03 96636733 or email

the Venny

The Venny is a free communal backyard and safe space for children aged 5 to 16 located in JJ Holland Park, Kensington. The Venny has been in the park for over 40 years and has a rich history within the Kensington Community. It is a space where kids can engage in risk-taking play, creativity, and connectedness with other young people. The Venny supports children and families helping to fill gaps in systems when they appear. We connect with community, schools, support agencies, families to provide a wrap-around support network.


Boys Group+ is proudly funded by the City of Melbourne

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