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

YOUR KINDNESS CAN HELP YOUNG PEOPLE IN CRISIS GO ON TO THRIVE

In these challenging times it’s important that we stay strong and remain positive so we can look after ourselves, our loved ones and the most vulnerable in our community.

These are the homeless and disadvantaged young people who need our support to overcome the ever-increasing financial and emotional stress they’re facing as a result of the pandemic – young people like Ryan*:

Ryan slept on trains and used his phone and free Wi-Fi wherever he could find it in order to do his schoolwork. To Ryan, it was better to rack up train fines than to go home, be around his dad and live in fear.

After his parents’ divorce, Ryan looked after his younger sisters while his mother worked nights in an effort to put food on the table. Along with no computer or Internet access at home, Ryan’s mental health began to quickly deteriorate and his schoolwork suffered. His dreams of going to University and study law began to slip further of reach.

Ryan needed help so he turned to his local YOTS Outreach for brokerage support. Little did he know, he would find much-needed support in other areas of his life as well.

We organised a laptop and internet connection at his home to assist with his studies. We also helped him to map out some goals, including counselling for his anxiety, paying the fines he had accumulated and going to university.

His hard work paid off and had been accepted to study law.

But then came another hurdle: COVID-19.

His mother lost her job, and Ryan once again shouldered great responsibility. He dropped out of his degree and worked two jobs to provide for his family.

It’s our young people who bear the brunt of this, and as a result more kids are reaching out to us for support.

The worst thing we can do right now is give up. But with your support, we can be there for kids in need for as long as it takes.

Please make a kind donation** today so we can reach out to young people like Ryan who desperately need your support to get through this crisis.

To read more about Ryan’s incredible story, please click here. 

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

**All donations over $2 are tax deductible

  • $90
    single
    can provide financial advice and education to a young person in need – including help with rent, utility bills and education
  • $295
    single
    helps our Psychologists provide tailored support to young people experiencing stress or mental health issues
  • $600
    single
    can run our Leadership program, developing young people’s personal and professional skills while giving back to the community

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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.

 

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Real Estate Sleep Out

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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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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.

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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

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National Volunteer Week

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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.

Corporate Partnerships

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.

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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.

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.

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