New data reveals growing demand for homelessness services in New South Wales - You can download a PDF if this media release here. Data released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has confirmed the unprecedented demand faced by Specialist Homelessness Services (SHSs) with SHSs seeing almost 70,000 clients in 2015/16. The AIHW has today released the Specialist homelessness services 2015/2016 report which describes the […]
Yfoundations Response to Four Corners special – Broken Homes - At Yfoundations we are deeply saddened by the stories of young people covered in Monday night’s Four Corners episode. It is clear that more needs to be done to protect some of Australia’s most vulnerable young people. It is important that responses to this issue are appropriately targeted and take into account reforms that are […]
ReCHARGE 2017 - On the 22nd and 23rd of May 2017 Yfoundations will host the second ReCHARGE Conference at Rydges World Square in Sydney. The first ReCHARGE Conference in 2015 received glowing feedback from the sector, attracting over 100 attendees from SHS, government departments, generalist youth services, health services and more. Continuing the 2015 mission of energising the […]
YOUTH HOMELESSNESS MATTERS DAY 2017 - This year Youth Homelessness Matters Day will fall on Wednesday the 5th of April. As in previous years we will encouraging everyone to LIKE. SHARE. ACT. Additionally here in NSW we will be focusing on the fifth foundation for ending youth homelessness: Education and Employment. Emphasising the crucial role that access to education and employment play in preventing, and assisting young people in exiting […]
Yfoundations acknowledges the Gadigal People of the Eora Nation as the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work from. Yfoundations and all staff pay respects to Elders past, present and future.
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