Youth Housing

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We offer semi-independent housing for homeless or at-risk local young people committed to working with our case managers to develop the skills required to make the transition to living independently in the community.

Entry Criteria

(depending on specific vacancies)

  • Young people, sole parents or couples with a child
  • Basic living skills and the capacity to live independently without supervision
  • Have an ability to develop appropriate relationships and live with other young people
  • Willingness to live harmoniously within neighbourhood
  • Aged between 17 and 24 years of age
  • Receive an income less than $640 per week* (see Housing NSW website income limits)
  • Reside or have strong networks within the Northern Sydney area
  • Committed to self-improvement based on stated goals
  • Willingness to live within support agreement guidelines
Youth Accomodation Options

Housing Options

Link Housing partnership properties for 17 to 24 year old young people. They must have a completed/accepted housing pathways application. Higher degrees of independence and stability required and are subject to a standard residential tenancy lease and Burdekin support agreement.

The Properties

  • Located in residential suburb in the Northern Sydney area
  • Self-contained
  • A range of bedsits and one and two bedroom units

Other Options

There is also an opportunity for our staff to support you to access the Rent Choice Youth program for young people.

Click here for eligibility criteria: https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/housing/factsheets/rent-choice-youth

If you think this applies to you, please contact us.

Complaints

As a client of The Burdekin Association, you have the right to complain about the services you receive from us. This information sheet is provided to you upon entry to our service and each time you make a complaint.

Click here for the Complaints and Appeals Information Sheet.

As a client of The Burdekin Association, you have the right to make a complaint. You may wish to submit your complaint using this form.

Click here for the Complaint Form

Contact Us

If you’d like to find out more, please contact us on (02) 8976 1777 and talk to referral intake worker.

Monday to Friday between 9 am – 5 pm.