IYS Youth Outreach Centre (‘The Hut”) is a safe and creative space for young people from the most socio-economically disadvantaged areas of South-West Brisbane. Your support will help address the overwhelming need from the local community for preventative youth engagement. Act today!DONATE TODAY
My name is Esme. I often hear people saying, that I am a strong, resilient person and at times it is hard to imagine for them of what I had to go through to become Esme, my friends and colleagues know today. IYS was there for me during the most critical points of my life. Here is my story…Read More...
Youth housing and homelessness support – providing free information, advocacy, referrals, support, case management and medium-term transitional accommodation to young people aged between 16 and 25 who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Bail support and early intervention programs – we provide a mix of intensive youth and family support, court support and early intervention programs to help young people in contact with the justice system to reduce their offending behaviours and strengthen ties with the community.
Community-based youth support – focuses on enhancing young people’s connection with family, community and culture while employing therapeutic intervention techniques to equip young people with the tools needed to overcome the challenges they are facing.
Youth Outreach Centre – The Hut. Located in DJ Sherrington Park in Inala, The Hut is IYS’ youth outreach centre, providing a safe and creative space for the young people (12-25yo) through educational workshops, facilitated discussions, and creative engagement.
School based youth support – as an Accredited Employing Authority for the Department of Education, we assist local schools to help support young people. We provide schools with student welfare workers, youth support coordinators and chaplains.
Vietnamese Community Support Service – affectionately known as VietFam, this program provides support to Vietnamese community in South-West Brisbane by assisting local Vietnamese families with protective needs to promote and maintain their children’s healthy development and well-being.