SYDNEY YOUNG PARENTS’ PROGRAM
SYPP is a partnership with Good Shepherd and YWCA, targeting young parents and their children who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness in the Sydney District. The program supports young families to exit homelessness (going home) or sustain functioning living arrangements (staying home).
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 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
The geographic coverage for the service is the DCJ Sydney District as defined by the following LGAs Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury, City of Sydney, Leichhardt, Marrickville and Strathfield.
- A client-centred approach that will place the client at the centre of all service responses and 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
OUR 2021/22 STATISTICS
217 young people
provided with support.