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
  • Illawarra Hawks Support Local Youth

    12 December 2017

    The Illawarra Hawks continue provide support to youth at SYFS and as the 2017/2018 Charity choice, some young people recently had a VIP experience during a home game. The young people had a wonderful time and the comments received clearly show what these experience off to those less fortunate.

  • SYFS Recognised at National Foyer Conference

    12 December 2017

    SYFS recently attended the Second National Foyer Conference. The Conference brought together leaders and practitioners from across Australia concerned with addressing youth homelessness.  This also provided an opportunity to learn more about the Foyer's unique model of housing and development support for young people.

  • Raffle and Silent Auction

    11 October 2017

    Reminder that the Youth and Family Awards Event is on Thursday 12th October from 5:15pm. Raffle Tickets and a Silent Auction will be on sale at the Event. There are excellent prizes on offer. All proceeds go to support the Southern Youth and Family Services programs for homeless young people.


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