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
  • Ride 4 Rotary Raises $14,000 to Assist Homeless Youth

    10 August 2017

    Southern Youth and Family Services (SYFS) were thrilled to receive a cheque for $14,000 from Rotary Illawarra as the beneficiary of The Ride 4 Rotary Event 2017

  • 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.


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