Youthlaw is supporting Street Smart in aiding young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness

A call to action from our friends at Street Smart:

Did you know that young folks between 19 and 24 face the highest rates of homelessness? It’s a tough reality for around 40,000 kids and young adults aged 15-24 who seek help from homeless services each year. What’s worse, many of them are completely alone, without the guidance of an adult.

Imagine being in a spot where home isn’t safe. Sadly, that’s the deal for many young people in Australia. With a chronic shortage of housing suitable for young people, they’re stuck between a rock and a hard place: stick it out in unsafe conditions or hit the streets with nowhere to crash.

That’s where you come in. With your support, we can give these young people a shot at stability and security.

Here is what that looks like:

  • $20 helps provide soft sheets and a towel for a safe night sleep
  • $45 helps provide basic essentials like travel and food vouchers for someone couch-surfing
  • $70 helps a young person access peer support and mentoring programs
  • $150 helps set up a young person leaving homelessness into housing

If you are in a position to please Donate to Street Smart