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HomelessKidsMatter is a mobile app listing all homeless shelters for teens in Sydney and NSW.

Creative Youth Initiative

Creative Youth Initiative is a unique service that provides free creative programs for young people aged 16-25 who are facing many and varied challenges in their lives.

19 Denham St Surry Hills NSW 2010

Create Foundation

CREATE Foundation is the peak body representing the voices of all children and young people in out-of-home and foster care.


The Child Wise National Child Abuse Helpline is a toll- free number providing access to expert advice from trained counsellors and an opportunity to speak up about child abuse.

Child Protection Helpline

A 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, statewide call centre staffed by professionally qualified caseworkers to receive and screen all reports about suspected abuse or neglect of a child or young person.

Caretakers Cottage

We are a crisis refuge for young people 13 - 17 years old. A safe place to stay for up to 3 months.

96 Bondi Road Bondi Junction NSW 2022


A confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.

Glebe Youth Service

Coping with drug use, legal stuff, family troubles, problems at school, help with work,hassled by debts, feel isolated and scared or disconnected.

84 Glebe Point Road Glebe NSW 2037

Housing Options for Young People

The #HomelessKidsMatter Youth Refuge Directory contains the most up to date listing of crisis accommodation services for homeless teens in New South Wales.