Thank you to everyone who took part in our first ever Great Couch Sleepout!

Although the pillows and blankets have been packed away for 2022, you can still sign up to receive our news, inspiring stories about young people, and other ways to get involved and make a difference. If you'd like to help young people experiencing homelessness right now, please click the donation button below.

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“FOR YEARS, IT FELT LIKE I WAS MISSING A FOUNDATION”

“There were never locks to keep me safe.”

“There were times I’d walk an hour and a half in the rain and turn up on their doorstep, just to have somewhere safe to sleep for the night.”

HERE’S HOW IT WORKS

1. Sign up

Sign up to show that you’re standing up against youth homelessness in Australia.

2. Share

Share a selfie on the couch, or download the social media posts and images below.

3. Sleep out

On the night of 20 April, swap your bed for the couch – and post about it!

THE COUCH KIT

ABOUT THE GREAT COUCH SLEEPOUT

Everything you need to know about the campaign and how you can make a difference

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SPREADING THE WORD

Social media posts you can copy and paste or make your own

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YOUTH HOMELESSNESS FACTS

The key facts to know about youth homelessness in Australia

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OUR HOMELESSNESS SERVICES

We provide a range of homelessness and housing support services for young people

Learn more

SOCIAL MEDIA IMAGES

Snap a selfie on the couch to show the world you’re standing up against youth homelessness, or share these images.
Member of the Centre for Volunteering

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

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Youth Off The Streets

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

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Using pronouns and Wear It Purple Day

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

Download

Member of the Centre for Volunteering

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

Download

Using pronouns and Wear It Purple Day

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

Download

Youth Off The Streets

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

Download

Member of the Centre for Volunteering

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

Download

Using pronouns and Wear It Purple Day

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

Download

Youth Off The Streets

A post for your Instagram, Facebook or LinkedIn

Download