Welcome to the Youth Housing Project

About Us

About Us

Youth Housing Project Assoc. Inc. “More than Just Accommodation”

Youth Housing Project (YHP) is a community organisation that provides medium term supported housing for young people (aged 16 to 21 years) who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.

We can provide accommodation to parents (single and partnered), expectant parents, couples and single people.

All our units are located North of Brisbane city and are close to shops and public transport. YHP is funded by the Dept of Communities under the Specialist Homelessness Services agreement.

The essential services YHP provide are:

  • Safe, secure and affordable accommodation
  • Information, resources and referral
  • Access to support assistance in the transition to independent living in long term secure housing
  • A positive environment where issues connected to homelessness can be addressed; and
  • Tenancy management which is supportive, educative and responsive to the individual needs of young people.

VISION

“Sustainable wellbeing through quality support.”

STATEMENT OF VALUES

YHP works proactively assisting young people facing complex barriers in their lives including systemic inequities and discrimination that lead to disadvantage and marginalisation. YHP’s statement of values underpins and guides our practice; service delivery; individual and organisational behaviour.

Our values are:

  • Accountability
  • Self determination
  • Celebrating diversity
  • Fairness and equity
  • Working collaboratively
  • Embracing change

PURPOSE STATEMENT

We provide safe and secure housing and responsive, flexible, quality support for young people.

We do this by adhering to social justice principles, in particular, integrity, honesty, client participation, access and equity.

We are also committed to maintaining collaborative partnerships and a growing sustainable organisation.

PHILOSOPHY STATEMENT

Youth Housing Project Assoc Inc (YHP) is a community organisation that provides medium term supported housing for young people (aged 16 to 21 years) who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless.

YHP’s client base includes parents (single and partnered), expectant parents, couples and single people.

YHP currently focuses on delivering services in the inner northern suburbs of Brisbane.