YFS is committed in building independence and participation.
We deliver services designed to promote independence and citizenship. We champion rights and responsibility and clients taking up social, cultural and economic opportunities.
YFS works with people who are homeless - or about to become homeless - to help them find somewhere secure to live, and to develop the skills and supports they need to maintain a tenancy
Our Step by Step program helps vulnerable families function better, through hands-on assistance with practical matters and counselling to address underlying issues.
For Browns Plains and Beaudesert families with complex issues, the Intensive Family Support program works closely with parents to help them improve their children’s safety and care
Our YouthLink program works specifically with young people aged 12 to 18 who are finding life a bit out of control
YouthLink provides practical help tailored to each young person's needs and goals
Our financial services help people understand their money, bills, and how to get a better deal. We aim to help people avoid getting into a financial mess, and to help them sort out their finances is they get into difficulty through unemployment, sickness, or family problems
The YFS SHIFT program works with young people who feel like their substance use is getting out of control, affecting relationships, impacting how they feel physically or mentally, or preventing them from achieving what they want out of life.
We help young people to identify goals and develop a plan to lead healthy independent lives
We encourage you to be active in your community, and we champion your abilities and independence
YFS is committed to ending domestic and family violence by working with perpetrators of domestic and family violence to change their behaviour through our Responsible Men program, which includes counselling and group education
YFS offers a program designed to support people with long-term mental health issues recover, live independently and reconnect with the community
Is a community legal centre in the Logan community. Although we are for all ages we do specialise in providing information, advice, and representation for clients 10 - 25 years of age who find themselves needing help with criminal law matters
YFS provides community education in a range of areas, such as domestic violence and respectful relationships, money management and legal topics
YFS has four social enterprises that share YFS' vision and values. Their purpose is to deliver competitive services to benefit customers, employees and the planet
Substation 33 is a social enterprise that recycles electronic waste and gives volunteering and work experience opportunities to people who are long-term unemployed.
WorkCrew is a social enterprise aimed at young people wanting skills to enter the employment market in a safe, supportive and supervised environment.
16c Creations is a social enterprise which gives people with a disability the opportunity to make and sell their products
Task carwash is a social enterprise that gives people with a disability the opportunity to perform meaningful work
YFS’s Party in the Park16 September, 2015
ABC TV – Youth Unemployment in Logan and Substation 3316 September, 2015
ABC TV – Youth Suicide20 August, 2015
YFS is proud to be affiliated with the following companies and institutions.
Copyright © 2015 YFS Ltd | ACN 167 122 527 | AS/NZS ISO 9001/14001
YFS is funded by the Australian Government and the Queensland Government. YFS acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are Australia's First Peoples and the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we meet and work.