SYDNEY YOUNG PARENTS PROGRAM

Service Name

Sydney Young Parents Program

Client group

The client group for the service is young parents (under 25 years) and their children who are homeless or at risk of homeless and
pregnant young women.

Geographic coverage

The geographic coverage for the service is the FACS Sydney District as defined by the following LGAs Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay,
Canterbury, City of Sydney, Leichhardt, Marrickville and Strathfield.

Service model

  • A client centred approach that will place the client at the centre of all service responses and be tailored to the needs of the target client group.
  • Collaboration with other specialist homelessness services,
    mainstream service providers and housing providers.

Delivery of the following core SHS service

  • Intervene early to prevent homelessness
  • Rapid rehousing
  • Intensive responses for clients with complex needs

Staffing

Launchpad employs and manages the following staff:
Rahnia Mackey – Rahnia@launchpadyouth.org.au
Emily Pollock – Emily@launchpadyouth.org.au

YWCA NSW employs and manages the following staff:
Virginia Mackay – virginiam@ywcansw.com.au
Rebecca Golder – rebeccag@ywcansw.com.au

The Good Shepherd employs and manages the following staff:
Christine Margi – christine.magri@goodshep.org.au
Jodie Hodder – jodie.hodder@goodshep.org.au