Bundaberg Youth Refuge

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MISSION STATEMENT

To provide a professional, responsive and flexible social welfare service for young people 16-24 years who are experiencing homelessness.  To provide a stable and secure environment based on trust, respect and honesty in which young people can develop a better understanding of their situation and work towards the improvement of their living conditions.  Whilst involved in our services, our organisation is committed to minimising risks of harm to young people through safe policies and practices.

WHAT WE PROVIDE

  • Assistance for young people aged 16-24 with crisis accommodation and supported living.
  • The Youth Refuge provides crisis accomodation for young people who are experiencing homelessness between the ages of 16-21. This supported accommodation can be provided for up to 6 weeks.
  • There is also external accommodation for young people and families who are experiencing homelessness between the ages 18-24. This supported accommodation can be provided for up to 12 weeks.

 

What we can offer to assist you to get back on your feet:

  • Assistance in your search for full-time, stable accommodation

  • Access to the Tom Quinn Community Centre offering:

    • Youth Programs

    • Work Experience

  • Case Management

  • Referrals to other support agencies

To be eligible you must be:

  • Aged between 16-24

  • Experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless