About Youth Off The Streets

Youth Off The Streets (YOTS) is a non-denominational organisation assisting youth (aged 12-25) facing challenges such as homelessness, drug and alcohol dependency, exclusion from school, mental health issues, poverty and isolation.

We support these vulnerable youth as they work to turn their lives around, overcoming immense personal traumas such as neglect and physical, psychological and emotional abuse.

Every year, we help over 3,000 young people across Australia, with services in NSW, Queensland and Melbourne including:

  • Homeless Services – crisis refuges, Street Walk outreach, food van.
  • Education – six accredited high schools offering alternative education and employment pathways.
  • Alcohol & Drug Treatment and Mental Health – rehabilitation, family counselling, community reintegration.
  • Outreach – 1:1 case management, educational initiatives in at-risk schools, safe diversionary activities.
  • Aboriginal Services – outreach in regional NSW, cultural reconnection programs, specialised education.
  • Integration – reconnecting disengaged youth with community through mentoring, service learning, young parents’ programs.
  • Registered Training Organisation – nationally accredited vocational education and training (VET).

Our mission is helping disconnected young people to discover greatness within, by engaging, supporting & providing opportunities to encourage & facilitate positive life choices.

Recognising Your Support

We can tailor a supporter recognition plan in line with your requirements and level of support, with acknowledgement opportunities including:

  • Volunteering opportunities to engage your members, e.g. food van, outreach, renovation projects.
  • Recognition in our Annual Report, social media, Youth Off The Streets website.
  • Content including case studies and images for your newsletters and PR materials.
  • Invitations to Youth Off The Streets events and community engagement initiatives.
  • Support from a dedicated account manager.

We have a structured recognition framework to ensure we provide equitable and consistent recognition to our supporters in the corporate sector. The framework covers aspects including: program / service sponsorships, staff engagement program (volunteering), media (including social media), program outcomes where applicable, and support model. Our current partner levels are:

  • Corporate Supporter ($5-15K p.a.)
  • Bronze Level Supporter ($15-50K p.a.)
  • Silver Level Supporter ($50-100K p.a.)
  • Gold Level Supporter ($100-150K p.a.)
  • Platinum Level Supporter ($150K+ p.a.)

We would work with your organisation to design a support model that meets your community investment strategy.

To download a copy of our recognition strategy, please click here.

Alternatively, please click here to email the corporate partnerships team and they’ll get back to you to discuss a package that best suits your organisation.

From Father Chris Riley

At Youth Off The Streets we empower young people to participate in and transform their future through the development of their skills, confidence and relationships with each other, their families and their communities.

Our young people come to us disengaged, abused, neglected or abandoned looking for someone to believe in them. We believe in them, and we offer them programs that focus on positive options and strength based strategies that don’t allocate blame or see them as the problem. Our programs challenge kids to make decisions for themselves, take responsibility for their own lives, and understand they can do well.

We have witnessed many of our young people achieve over the years, and we ask you to join us in supporting and celebrating them all.

Thank you for believing in us, thank you for believing in our kids.

Yours faithfully,

 

 

 

Father Chris Riley AM                         

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

 

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