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
  • Introducing Xander King Clothing

    25 March 2019

    Southern Youth and Family Services are proud to collaborate with a brand new clothing company Xander King! Xander King is a delicious, street-art influenced, apparel brand. Lightly deep fried to a golden crisp, dipped in colours of fun, sprinkled with ironic truth and served in a 'take home' 6-pack box...

  • SYFS Youth and Family Awards Evening

    12 October 2018

    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.

  • Incredible donation from the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage

    14 September 2018

    Thank you to the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage for their incredible donation. They have generously provided over 1000 water saving and energy efficient devices for use in SYFS Independent Housing Properties, helping young people minimize living costs and help the environment.


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