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A kind and generous donation from you today can help a disadvantaged young person.

YOU CAN HELP

OPEN DOORS FOR

DISADVANTAGED

YOUNG PEOPLE

Young people who have grown up in poverty, around long-term unemployment or drug and alcohol abuse are already on the back-foot when it comes to finishing school and finding work. It’s a cycle of disadvantage that is hard to escape, but with your help, it’s not impossible.

LANA’S* STORY

Like many of the young people who come to us, Lana’s challenging home life eventually led to her homelessness. Lana’s parents found it difficult to get steady work and the family struggled to make ends meet.

The strain at home soon began to take a toll on Lana’s school work and she quickly fell behind in class. Without the support to help her catch up in class, Lana dropped out of school and fell into a downward spiral of drugs and alcohol.

SOON, SHE WAS OUT ON THE STREETS.

With no education, no job and no home, Lana felt she was sinking and there was no one there to help pull her out.

WHEN WE FOUND LANA SHE HAD NOTHING AND NO ONE TO TURN TO.

She had grown up believing she would never be able to make a better life for herself, because that’s all she knew.

Through the ongoing counselling and support of our dedicated youth workers and teachers, Lana enrolled in one of our high schools and eventually graduated. After finishing Year 12, Lana completed one of our accredited Work Ready programs to learn the work and life skills vital to finding sustainable employment.

Today, Lana works in aged care and is studying at university to become a fully-qualified nurse.

SHE IS NOW HELPING THOSE IN NEED, JUST LIKE WE HELPED HER.

Lana is living proof that with our programs and your ongoing support, lives can be transformed for the better. All she needed was someone to believe in her and give her a fighting chance.

YOU CAN BE THAT PERSON. 

Please make a generous donation today and help us raise vital funds so we can give kids the life skills they need to finish school and enter the workforce. Your support can open doors to a brighter future. 

 

*Names have been changed to protect the privacy of our young people

**All donations over $2 are tax deductible

  • $80
    single
    can help a young person gain work and safety permits for entry into large employing industries like construction and hospitality
  • $330
    single
    can equip young people with essential Work Ready skills like resume writing, interview tips and professional clothing
  • $1050
    single
    can help a young person complete a vocational course and qualify for jobs in areas like aged care or youth work

Fundraise For Us

As an individual, school, university, TAFE, workplace or social group you can organise an activity or challenge that can be fun and inspiring while helping disadvantaged young people. An existing event may also be a great way for you to support Youth Off The Streets.

 

Host your own fundraising event

Anything from a morning tea to a golf day...turn an event into a fundraiser

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Community and sporting events

Register and join team Youth Off The Streets

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Upcoming fundraisers & events near you

See what is coming up and get involved!

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Run a fundraiser

Real Estate Sleep Out

Initiated by Cooley Auctions, this annual event brings together the real estate industry to experience a night in a homeless kid’s shoes and to support young people at risk.

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Where the money goes

Logan Outreach launches a program for young offenders

In March 2015, Logan Outreach launched Kicking Goals 2 Transition, which focused on self improvement through a series of workshops and sporting activities. The program helped young people transition from juvenile detention back into the community through setting goals and working on personal growth.

The program was run over the course of eight weeks and helped young people: develop life skills; increase their health and fitness; build team work; and their employability skills.

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We rely on long-term support

We would like to thank all our supporters for their continuing belief in helping disadvantaged young people.

In Celebration

Celebrate an engagement, wedding, anniversary, birthday or any other special event with a donation to Youth Off The Streets, and give hope and a future to young people in need.

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Bequests

A gift in your Will is a powerful way to help some of Australia’s most vulnerable young people now and in the future.

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In Memoriam

A Memorial Donation to Youth Off The Streets is a thoughtful way to remember someone close to you, and at the same time help give hope and a future to young people in need.

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Our partners

We value working with partners that are focused on making a positive contribution to the community, in alignment with our goals and objectives.

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Volunteer

Our volunteers are aged between 21 – 80 years old and work within most of our services through one off events, as skilled volunteers and as regular community volunteers.

Volunteer profile

Bettina from Key College

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Griffith Outreach success

A simple routine helps youth most at risk to increase school attendance

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Can't volunteer, but want to help?

Run a fundraiser instead!

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Our Food Van...

is just one of many services that rely on volunteers. Click through to our volunteer page and apply today!

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Volunteers are happier

Volunteers at Youth Off The Streets live happier lives by donating their time

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We would like to thank all our supporters for their continuing belief in helping disadvantaged young people.

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With so many young people in need, and with the demands on our services growing, we need your help more than ever. Youth Off The Streets merchandise is one way you can support us so that we can help more...

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Our partners

We value working with partners that are focused on making a positive contribution to the community, in alignment with our goals and objectives.

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Partner

We value working with partners that are focused on making a positive contribution to the community, in alignment with our goals and objectives.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Community organisations and businesses can work together for a better future

Our current supporters

Have a look at the businesses supporting Youth Off The Streets

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Trudi's Story

When Trudi* first came into contact with Youth Off The Streets, she was 15 and homeless

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ClubsNSW supporting our schools

The cost of education is a barrier to our young people. One organisation that supports us with education is ClubsNSW

ClubsNSW supporting our schools

National Volunteer Week

Drive employee engagement programs through volunteer days!

National Volunteer Week story

Jessica's Story

“I had come to the end of the line. Youth Off The Streets was my last hope” - Jessica

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We rely on long-term support

We would like to thank all our supporters for their continuing belief in helping disadvantaged young people.

Our partners

We value working with partners that are focused on making a positive contribution to the community, in alignment with our goals and objectives.

Read more

In Celebration

Celebrate an engagement, wedding, anniversary, birthday or any other special event with a donation to Youth Off The Streets, and give hope and a future to young people in need.

Read more

In Memoriam

A Memorial Donation to Youth Off The Streets is a thoughtful way to remember someone close to you, and at the same time help give hope and a future to young people in need.

Read more

Bequests

A gift in your Will is a powerful way to help some of Australia’s most vulnerable young people now and in the future.

Read more

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