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
Meanwhile, Pam Barker, head of youth services peak body YFoundations said she had received feedback that some youth workers had difficulty convincing officers at checkpoints to be able to leave locked down local government areas despite having letters from the Department of Communities and Justice.Read More
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Courtney lives in a lovely little bedsit in a converted police station on the NSW South Coast. All the furniture was new when she moved in more than four years ago and to her, it's kind of perfect. 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.