YFS is a not-for-profit organisation that backs vulnerable people in the Logan and surrounding area to overcome adversity and to thrive.

Since 1983, we’ve been building people’s capacity to live independently and participate in our local community through a range of initiatives and services. These include social enterprises that build employment prospects, programs that help homeless people get into long-term housing and initiatives to reduce the prevalence of domestic and family violence.

Our vision

Building independence and participation.

Our values

Excellence – we deliver quality services and have high expectations

Integrity – we act honestly and openly

Optimism – we think and act with confidence about people and the future

Steadfastness – we persist to overcome barriers and adversity with our clients

Commitment to quality

YFS has quality assurance and national accreditation in the following areas:

  • ISO 9001 Quality Management System
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
  • National Regulatory System for Community Housing
  • National Community Legal Centre Accreditation
  • Human Services Quality Standards 2012 (Department of Communities funded programs)


YFS Quality Policy

YFS Environmental Policy



YFS Reconciliation Action Plan 2016-2020

YFS 2015-18 Strategic Plan print version

YFS Strategic Plan 2015-2018