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Become a Member

Since 1979 Yfoundations has been the NSW peak body representing young people at risk of, and experiencing, homelessness, as well as representing the services that provide direct support to those young people. Our vision is to create a future without youth homelessness. In order to achieve our vision all children and young people must have the right to 5 foundations:

Yfoundations delivers policies, research, and resources, as well as a wide range of health projects related to the health and well being of young people. Yfoundations works in partnership with other state peaks, state and federal government departments, the National Youth Coalitions for Housing, and Homelessness Australia.

Organisational Membership

Organisational membership is open to organisations that provide direct services to young people who are at risk or experiencing homelessness, and want to support and shape the advocacy and campaign work of Yfoundations. Organisational members can contribute to and vote on the policy directions, governance and the strategic direction of Yfoundations. Organisational members are eligible to be voted onto the board of management.

Associate/Affiliate Membership

Associate/Affiliate membership is open to organisation that are concerned with the provision of youth housing and support services for young people at risk and experiencing homelessness. Associate/Affiliate members can contribute and vote on policy directions and the governance and strategic direction of Yfoundations. Associate members are not eligible to be voted onto the board of management.

Individual Membership

Individual membership is open to individuals who work with homeless people, are young people, or are concerned with youth homelessness in Australia. Individual members can contribute and vote on policy directions of Yfoundations.Individual members are eligible to be voted onto the board of management.

As a member of Yfoundations you can have closer participation in the work to create a future without youth homelessness.

Membership Application

Work with us towards a society where all young people are valued, engaged and supported.