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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 INVOLVED WITH THIRD SERIES OF ‘FILTHY RICH AND HOMELESS

    13 July 2020

    The critically acclaimed third Series of the documentary ‘Filthy Rich and Homeless’ has just aired on SBS and after consulting on the second Series, SYFS was this time invited to be directly involved by housing one of the privileged Australian participants at their Illawarra Youth Foyer Service.

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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.

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  • 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.

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