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Help us find our new leader
YFS’ CEO Cath Bartolo has decided to leave YFS in February 2023. As CEO, Cath has spent the past 20 years building YFS into a dynamic organisation
Can you help families facing homelessness?
Queensland is experiencing an unprecedented housing crisis. Affordable housing supply is limited, more individuals and families are presenting as homeless for the first time, and there is
Taking a stand against domestic and family violence
May is Queensland Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month. This is a time to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence (DFV) and to send a
A conversation about ending homelessness in Logan
In March 2022 community representatives got together for a conversation about ending homelessness in Logan. We know that there is a housing and homelessness pandemic in Logan.What
Mandatory consent education
Mandatory consent education is a good first step, now we need to make sure it’s delivered well YFS welcomes the news that consent education will be added
Can you help families facing homelessness this Christmas?
For most of us Christmas and the festive season is a time to celebrate, but for those doing it tough this can be the most challenging time of year.
YFS e-News for November 2021
We launched our 2020-21 Impact Report at the YFS Annual General Meeting in November.
Read about our impact in our latest e-newsletter.
YFS signs the Community Sector Climate Change Declaration
YFS has joined Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS) and other community sector organisations in signing the Community Sector Climate Change Declaration. Rapidly worsening climate change is
Shining light on domestic abuse
Jimboomba-based Beaudesert Domestic and Family Violence Support service is changing to SHINE. YFS’ Client Service Manager, Sarah Vuzem says the change will better reflect the support provided
Logan Children’s Charter
YFS has signed the Logan Children’s Charter a new initiative encouraging businesses throughout the city to create child-friendly spaces and keep the needs of kids front of
Logan Advance to Zero Homelessness project
Through a partnership with Micah Projects and the Australian Alliance to End Homelessness, the Logan Advance to Zero Homelessness Project will commence in Logan City with the
YFS emergency support during the lockdown
From 4pm Saturday 31 July to 4pm Tuesday 3 August 2021, people in South-East Queensland are required to stay at home except for essential reasons. This includes