Southern Youth Foyer Project

The Illawarra Youth Foyer Project provides medium to long term supported housing for homeless or at risk of homelessness young people aged 16 to 23 years of age inclusive who are in engaged in or preparing to engage in education, training and pre-employment and employment support. . 

The Service aims to provide assistance to young people so they can improve their living situations, move to independence and improve their chances of completing education, accessing training and gaining employment.

It provides the best chance of success for young people pursuing education, training and employment. The Service works closely with existing relevant services and sits within a well established integrated service system. A variety of accommodation and housing facilities are offered including onsite support and also dispersed independent units.

The Service provides:

  • Supported medium to long term housing
  • assistance with employment, education and training
  • support, advocacy, information
  • living skills, social skills and personal development
  • liaison with other agencies
  • Assessment, intervention, basic counselling and mediation   


For more information on the 'Foyers Program' please go to

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Hours and referral information: 

Hours: for referral purposes - Mon to Fri, 9.00am to 5.00pm


Contact: (02) 4221 7750 or (02) 4221 7785

Funding Information: 

The Illawarra Foyers Project(Illawarra Youth Homelessness Service) is funded by the joint Commonwealth and State Funding Program the      Homelessness Action Plan (HAP).