SYFS is an organisation that has the main purpose of supporting and caring for vulnerable, disadvantaged and homeless young people (ages twelve years to twenty four years)  or those at risk of  disadvantage and homelessness. SYFS also supports the families of these  young people which may include foster parents, grand parents and siblings. This work provides supported accommodation, community social housing, counselling, mediation, support and the delivery of a range of programs to improve the life situation of young people and their families.

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SYFS Youth and Family Awards Evening

29 September 2015
SYFS were pleased to hold their Youth and Family Awards Evening to recognise and applaud the young people and family members for their achievement in the face of great adversity. There were over 30 Awards presented during the evening to Family Members and Young People.

Shellie Morris Music Workshop

29 September 2015
SYFS recently had the pleasure and privilege of hosting a Program designed and delivered by the wonderful Shellie Morris.

New Family and Parenting Program

08 September 2015
Family Services invite parents/carers living in the Shellharbour LGA to attend our 1-2-3 Magic and Emotion Coaching workshops.These workshops aim to help parents and carers manage difficult child behaviour with a focus on strategies and techniques that promote positive behaviour; encouragement in developing the child's ability to manage their emotional reactions and relationship-building.

Some of our valued sponsors

Awards and accreditation