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Rent choice youth support agencies by location

Search from the following list to locate a support agency in your area.

Hunter New England and Central Coast

Armidale

Agency NameService focusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Armidale Youth Refuge Youth 02 6772 6557 or
 0419 567 641
Armidale Women’s Homelessness Support Service Women (over 16) not under the care of the Minister and women with children (no boys over 12 years old) 02 6772 5352
Best Employment Armidale Youth 02 6771 8100
Flourish Youth and adults living with mental health issues 02 9393 9433
Inverell/Glen Innes/Tenterfield Homeless Support Pathfinders Youth and adults 02 6720 8888

Moree and Narrabri

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Narrabri District
Community Aid Service
Youth and adults 02 6792 4900

Newcastle

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Samaritans Youth shs.intake@samaritans.org.au
Allambi Care Youth 0438 443 434
Ungooroo Aboriginal adults and youth 02 6571 5111
NOVA for Women and Children Domestic violence and/or
women and children
1800 769 654
Upper Hunter Homeless Support Service Youth and adults 02 6542 5051
ITEC Youth

Young People (under the supervision of Youth Justice NSW)

Children, Young People and Families (residing in Windale and surrounding suburbs)

02 4945 6100
Jenny's Place Domestic violence and/or women 02 4929 6289
Warlga Ngurra Aboriginal people
experiencing homelessness
02 4064 5900
Port Stephens Family and Neighbourhood Service Child, Youth & family Counselling,
Homelessness or at risk of homelessness,
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Cultural knowledge, support &
programs, emergency relief
assistance and more
02 4987 1331
Wandiyali Aboriginal Youth (ages 16 24) 02 4947 5900
Southlake Youth Services      Youth 02 4973 7000

Tamworth

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
House With No Steps Youth living with disability 1300 538 746
Tamworth Youth Refuge Youth 02 6763 2333

Wyong

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Central Coast Family Support Services Young parents and families 02 4340 1585
Regional Youth Support Services – Central Coast NSW Youth 02 4323 2374
Aftercare Resource Centre Gosford Youth who have exited out-of-home care and are transitioning into independent living 02 9806 3299 or 
1800 656 884
Bungree Aboriginal Association Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander 02 4350 0100
Catholic Care Keys program Young people (16 – 24) who are homeless or facing homelessness with children in their care 02 4356 2600

Western Sydney and Nepean Blue Mountains

Parramatta, Blacktown and Mount Druitt

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Houses to Homes - CatholicCare Western Sydney & the Blue Mountains Pregnant young women and parenting young women under 25 years with accompanying children 02 8843 2555
Mackillop Family Services Youth 02 8881 4800
Global Skills Job seekers 02 4744 2004
Parramatta Mission Youth 02 8880 8222
Barnardos Auburn Children's Family Centre Young parents and pregnant young women 02 8752 0300
Evolve Housing for Youth Youth who are homeless or at risk of homelessness 02 8862 2589
Western Sydney Local Health District - 
 Youth Health High Street Youth Health Service (HSYHS) Western Area Adolescent Team (WAAT)
Youth (12-24) and families who are connected with the Western Sydney area. 02 8860 2500 
(HSYHS)
 02 9881 1230
(WAAT)
Sydwest Multicultural Services Youth 02 9621 6633

Penrith

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Platform Youth Services Youth 02 4760 0800
Lithgow Community Projects Youth and adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness 02 6351 2230
Aftercare Resource Centre Parramatta Youth who have exited out-of-home care and are transitioning into independent living 02 9806 3299 or 
1800 656 884
Thrives Services Children and families 02 4782 1555

Northern NSW and Mid North Coast

Coffs Harbour, Bellingen and Nambucca

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Wesley Youth Accommodation Services CBN Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness 02 5646 5755
Blue Sky Community Services – Momentum Youth Housing Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness 02 5632 4021
Uniting Burnside Youth who have exited out-of-home care and are transitioning into independent living 02 6581 6600

Port Macquarie, Kempsey

Agency Name

Service Focus

Intake/Referral Phone Number

YP SPACE MNC

Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness

PMQ: 02 6584 0066
KMC: 02 6563 1230

Uniting Burnside

Youth who have exited out-of-home care and are transitioning into independent living

02 6581 6600

Taree/Gloucester and Forster/Tuncurry

Agency Name

Service Focus

Intake/Referral Phone Number

Great Lakes and Manning Youth Homeless Service

Youth

02 6551 6996

Biripi Child, Youth and Families Services

Aboriginal youth
experiencing homelessness

02 6591 2426

Uniting Burnside

Youth who have exited out-of-home care and are transitioning into independent living

02 6581 6600

Lismore

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
The Family Centre Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness 07 5524 8711
CASPA Youth leaving out-of-home care 02 6627 3700
Wesley Mission Youth leaving out-of-home care 02 6681 5622

South Eastern, Northern & Sydney Districts

Inner City

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Twenty10 LGBTIQ youth 02 8594 9555
Weave Youth and community 02 9318 0539
Ted Noffs Foundation Youth 02 9305 6600
Launchpad Youth Community Inc. Youth 02 9557 2810
Red Cross Young Parents Program Young parents and families 02 8383 7501
Wesley Mission Youth and adults 1300 259 789
Oasis Youth Support Network (Salvation Army) Youth (16-24) 02 9331 2266

Inner West

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Youth Off the Streets Youth 02 8217 4700
Wesley Mission Youth and adults 1300 259 789
Mission Australia Canterbury Bankstown Youth Services Youth and adults 02 9509 7142

North Sydney

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Mission Australia – North Sydney Region Young people (12-24) 02 9480 2500
CatholicCare Youth and adults 02 8425 8700

St George and Sutherland Shire

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Project Youth Youth 02 9525 7919
St George Accommodation for Youth Youth 02 9586 3345
Oasis Youth Support Network (Salvation Army) Youth (16-24) 02 9331 2266

South Western Sydney

Liverpool

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
KARI Youth and family support 02 8782 0300
Macarthur Women's Domestic Violence Court Advocacy Service Female youth (only) who have experienced domestic or family violence 02 4640 7333
YWCA Youth (18-24) who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Canterbury Bankstown LGA 0426 397 529
Doorways for Youth Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness 02 4629 5110
Mission Australia Canterbury Bankstown Youth Services Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness 02 9509 7142

Illawarra Shoalhaven and Southern NSW

Goulburn/Yass

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Southern Youth & Family Services Goulburn Youth Refuge (Warooga) Youth at risk and homelessness support 02 4824 6256 or 
0401 057 715
Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT - Goulburn Homelessness Support Service Youth and adults 02 4823 4022

Queanbeyan/Eurobodalla

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
PCYC Youth and adults 02 6296 7822
St Benedicts Youth and adults 02 6297 5331
Campbell Page - Eurobodalla Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness 02 4411 8520
Hope House – Batemans Bay Homeless men 02 4472 2981
Impact Eurobodalla – Moruya Youth and adults 02 4474 2512
Barnardos Youth and families 02 6124 3800

Wollongong

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
SAHSSI (Southern accommodation and homelessness services Shoalhaven Illawarra) Women and children 02 4229 8523
Wollongong Emergency family Housing (Wollongong Homeless Hub) Youth and adults 02 4228 0955
Southern Youth & Family Services Youth 02 4240 4800
Lighthouse Youth Initiative Youth who are experiencing or at risk of homelessness 02 4229 9744

Murrumbidgee, Far West and Western NSW

Albury

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Junction Support Services Youth 02 6043 7400

Bathurst

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Wattle Tree House Youth 1800 851 858
Veritas House Youth 02 6332 3882

Dubbo

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
Mission Australia Youth 02 6884 8526
Orana Support Services Youth 1800 353 199

Orange

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
CatholicCare Youth 02 6850 1777 Forbes/Parkes
 02 6872 1551 Bourke
 02 6836 2172 Cobar
Veritas House Youth 02 6361 8099

Wagga Wagga

Agency NameService FocusIntake/Referral Phone Number
St Vincent de Paul Support Services Adults (over 18) 02 5942 3555
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Last updated: 08 Sep 2020