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

You can change the lives of young people in crisis.

With a kind donation today, you can help more young people like Courtney feel loved and supported.

Courtney’s story

Courtney grew up in a house of drugs and domestic violence. Being home was too dangerous when her dad was there and when Courtney was in Year 6, her mum died.

There was no other family to turn to and Courtney had little support at school. As most kids her age prepared to start high school, Courtney fended for herself on the streets.

She couch-surfed, slept in refuges, or on trains. Courtney drank heavily and often passed out in city parks or on pavements that made her all the more vulnerable to danger.

Courtney’s story shows how quickly a young person can find themselves in a desperate situation.

But you can give kids like Courtney the vital support they need with a generous donation today.

Through the kindness of our supporters, we helped Courtney to safety and back to school. After graduating high school, Courtney found meaningful employment and now lives independently.

She is a very different person to the lost and lonely 13-year-old we met when she first came into our care.

Courtney now works at a youth drug and alcohol rehab centre, has a car and is privately renting. She also has a daughter of her own – a 17-month-old.

As Courtney says “I want to give my daughter every opportunity I never had when growing up.”

You can help more young people like Courtney have the opportunity to lead happier, more productive lives.

Please give generously to bring hope and safety to homeless and vulnerable young people .

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

**All donations over $2 are tax deductible

  • $84
    single
    can give a homeless or vulnerable young person a hot meal each day for 6 weeks while also accessing crisis support services
  • $360
    single
    can provide 10 young people with vital support like counselling and drug/alcohol rehabilitation
  • $1170
    single
    helps reach up to 30 kids in crisis who need access to food, shelter, hygiene support or medical attention

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.

 

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

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Community and sporting events

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Upcoming fundraisers & events near you

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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 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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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.

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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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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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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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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.

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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!

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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.

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.

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