CHANGING LIVES. STRENGTHENING COMMUNITIES.

Support young people in need through a partnership, volunteering, a gift in your Will and more.

CHOOSE YOUR PATH. CHANGE YOUR FUTURE.

If you’re a young person looking for support, we can help.

THE GIFT OF SAFETY AND SUPPORT.

Help young people experiencing disadvantage to build a positive future.

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Who we are

Youth Off The Streets is a not-for-profit youth organisation. Our services and programs provide young people with safety, support and opportunities to build a positive future.

Our news & stories

A leap of faith

Kirra hated school until she joined Bowen College. After a positive experience with her teachers and the Next Steps program, her education is back on track and she’s found a job she loves.

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Stay the course

From homelessness to rejection as an artist, Sean has experienced many setbacks in life. If he’s learned one thing, it’s that persistence will lead you down the road to success.

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From scarcity to success

After experiencing the terror of civil war in Liberia and homelessness in Australia, Steven received the support he needed to succeed. Now, he gives back by helping orphaned children in West Africa.

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Kirra finds a pathway to work through Youth Off The Streets - Support for young people

A leap of faith

Kirra hated school until she joined Bowen College. After a positive experience with her teachers and the Next Steps program, her education is back on track and she’s found a job she loves.

Sean Kinchela image Youth Off The Streets - Youth services

Stay the course

From homelessness to rejection as an artist, Sean has experienced many setbacks in life. If he’s learned one thing, it’s that persistence will lead you down the road to success.

Steven flees civil war in Liberia and resettles in Australia- Homeless youth charity

From scarcity to success

After experiencing the terror of civil war in Liberia and homelessness in Australia, Steven received the support he needed to succeed. Now, he gives back by helping orphaned children in West Africa.

The scale of the problem

young people were experiencing or at risk of homelessness in 2020–21

1 in 5

young Australians report high levels of psychological distress

%

of our clients have experienced domestic and family violence

1 in 7

15 to 24-year-olds live below the poverty line

Together, we’re making a difference

young people were supported by our services last year

young people received homelessness and housing support last year

young people disconnected from mainstream education were enrolled in our independent schools