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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

From scarcity to success

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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When home is where the hurt is

When home is where the hurt is

Young people’s experiences of domestic and family violence often in end in homelessness. Neither issue will be solved if we don’t start listening to their stories and developing solutions that meet their needs.

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Steven flees civil war in Liberia and resettles in Australia

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.

Young person suffering from domestic and family violence

When home is where the hurt is

Young people’s experiences of domestic and family violence often in end in homelessness. Neither issue will be solved if we don’t start listening to their stories and developing solutions that meet their needs.

Jacqui Parker and Nicole Laupepa with group of students after Walking Together Project reconciliation workshop

Walking together towards reconciliation

Jacqui Parker – Walking Together Project co-creator – says it’s time for non-Indigenous Australians to roll up their sleeves to achieve reconciliation.

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