The Place Charlestown

About Us

Organisation Background

'The Place: Charlestown Community Centre' is the trading name of 'Charlestown Youth and Community Centre Incorporated' (CYCCI). CYCCI is a not-for-profit incorporated association, formed as a joint initiative by Lake Macquarie City Council and The GPT Group. CYCCI has been appointed to manage and administer the community centre in an efficient and cost effective manner.

The building is owned by The GPT Group, leased by Lake Macquarie City Council, and sub-leased to The Place (CYCCI). Council contributed the initial furniture and equipment required for The Place to commence operation.

The Place (CYCCI) has a Board, Centre Manager and Staff. The Board shape the strategic direction for the centre, monitor it's operation, and ensure there are sufficient resources available to enable it's success. The Centre Manager and Staff are responsible for the day to day operations of the centre.