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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Latest News
  • SYFS now the Illawarra Hawk’s Official Charity Partner

    13 July 2017

    Following the extension of the partnership with The Illawarra Hawks and Southern Youth and Family Services (SYFS) for the upcoming 2017/18 Season. The Illawarra Hawks recently announced that SYFS will this year be the Hawk’s Official Charity Partner.

  • Ride4Rotary 2017

    13 April 2017

    The Ride4Rotary is on again this year and will take place on

    Sunday May 21st at the Unanderra Velodrome.

    The event continues to grow each year with many people throughout the community registering to ride and or raising money for the cause.

  • Great Illawarra Walk Continues to Raise Money to Help Young People

    29 March 2017

    Last weekend saw the Great Illawarra Walk for 2017.

    The event saw nearly 600 people walking in some capacity over the two days. With many more supporting through sponsorship. This was fantastic.

    SYFS was the charity beneficiary of The Great Illawarra Walk for 2017.


Some of our valued sponsors

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