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Northern Sydney West Youth Homelessness Service

Housing & homelessness

Hornsby, 2077

The Northern Sydney West – Youth Homelessness Service focuses on young people who are under 25 years of age. The Service will intervene early to prevent homelessness, provide supported crisis accommodation including duty of care for under 18s, transitional accommodation and help to rapidly rehouse young people who are ready for independent living. The Service will be run by Mission Australia and Taldumande Youth Services and will also provide post crisis support to help young people to sustain their long term housing.The Service will provide targeted strategies for, young people exiting Out of Home Care, those with complex needs, Aboriginal young people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Address
Level 1
1 Coronation Street Hornsby NSW 2077
Phone number
0294802500
Email
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Opening hours

M-F 9:00am – 5:00pm - aftr hrs availability

Who we assist

The Northern Sydney West – Youth Homelessness Service focuses on young people who are under 25 years of age. Young people under the age of 25 are able to access the early intervention, or staying home, component of the Service. Young people under the age of 21 years are able to access accommodation services, ranging from crisis to transitional and semi-independent. In the Northern Sydney area, the only crisis refuge is at North Sydney, which whilst is not incorporated in the Northern Sydney West Youth Homelessness Service, can be accessed as a result of the partnership between Mission Australia and Taldumande Youth Services.

Eligibility criteria

Young people under 24 years of age for staying home and 21 years of age for going home at risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness in the Hornsby, Ryde, Ku-ring-gai and Hunters Hill Local Government Areas.

Referral process

Referral taken from client, external agency, family, friend, FACS by phone, email or in person. Client consent required. Referral assessed by Program Manager and assigned to Case Worker / Counsellor.


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Purpose - 'Inspired by Jesus Christ, Mission Australia exists to meet human need and to spread the knowledge of the love of God'