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.
As a member of Yfoundations, you can have close participation in our work to create a future without youth homelessness.Become a Member
A NSW south coast support service warns youth homelessness has reached crisis point in the Bega Valley and fears it may have no option but to provide tents and camping gear when lockdown lifts.Read More
Last year hundreds of highly vulnerable adolescents were detained before sentencing because they had nowhere else to go, peak youth homelessness body findsRead More
A new report sheds light on the ongoing criminalisation of youth homelessness in NSW, write Dr Elizabeth Watt, Olivia Iannelli and Shoshana Booth from Yfoundations.Read More
The Youth Homelessness Representative Council (YHRC) is a group of 10 young people (aged 18-25) who meet several times a year to discuss and plan around issues affecting young people at risk of or experiencing homelessness.
Young people aged 18-25 who have a lived experience of homelessness and a passion to improve young people’s lives are encouraged to apply. We accept applications to join the YHRC on an ongoing basis.
For more information on the YHRCJoin Us
Work with us towards a society where all young people are valued, engaged and supported.