Our Story

For over 40 years, Yfoundations has served as the NSW peak body representing children and young people at risk of and experiencing homelessness, as well as the services that provide direct support to them.

We aim to create a future without youth homelessness by providing a voice for children and young people experiencing and at risk of homelessness. We work collaboratively with service providers, NGOs, government departments and community members to provide research, sector development and policy advice, health projects and services for children and young people.

We are not a crisis service, if you are experiencing homelessness please call Link2home or visit askizzy.org.au

All of our efforts focus on five foundations

Yfoundations Constitution

Welcome Here Project

We are a proud member of ACON’s Welcome Here Project. As a member we agree to support three project commitments:

  • We welcome Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans, Intersex, Queer, Questioning, Asexual and other gender or sexuality diverse people
  • We publicly demonstrate support for the LGBTIQA+ community.
  • We actively promote a prejudice and discrimination free space.

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