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Give safety and support to young Australians in need.

CHOOSE YOUR PATH. CHANGE YOUR FUTURE.

We’ve supported and empowered young people for 30 years. Learn more about what we do.

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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

Tilly plays the cello despite disability

“If you believe in something, go get it”

Tilly Jones plays five instruments, has been the subject of a short film and composed music for the Australian Chamber Orchestra – all while overcoming the challenges of living with disabilities.

Young man smiling recovered from teen substance misuse

“We don’t sit across from young people, we sit next to them” 

Our Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor talks about the importance of strengths-based care and approachable mental health support in tackling substance addiction.  

World Teacher's Day classroom

“We put our students’ wellbeing at the forefront of everything we do”

Three teachers from our independent high schools share their stories and insights into alternative education this World Teachers’ Day.

The scale of the problem

12 to 24-year-olds are homeless on any given night in Australia

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 are enrolled in our independent schools