Important Information Relating to Coronavirus(COVID19)



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 Staff Rise to the Challenge

    1 July 2020

    When COVID-19 struck, one of the major challenges facing SYFS was how to continue maintaining it’s level of care for vulnerable young people and their families whilst adhering to the increased levels of safety for clients and staff alike.

  • Young People Prove Adaptable and Mature Throughout COVID-19

    22 June 2020

    While the social and economic impact of COVID-19 has been well documented over the last 3 months, take a moment to reflect on the specific challenges faced by young, vulnerable and disadvantaged people during this unprecedented time.

  • When Times are Tough………..

    17 April 2020

    Southern Youth and Family Services support vulnerable young people and families many who are doing it tough. The COVID-19 environment has made it very hard for some of the young people and families but like the rest of the community they are working hard to support the restrictions and all...


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