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Posted: Wednesday, June 24, 2015

24 June 2015

$50,000 for Canberra’s youngand  homeless 

St.George Foundation teams up with YouthCARE Canberra to help young homeless people  find better lives.

Canberra 24 June –   YouthCARE Canberra, previously Open Family ACT,  has been working for over 28 years to help young homeless...

Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014

A new website featuring the work of Canberra charity, YouthCARE Canberra, aims to appeal directly to young people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless, in the capital.

The website, www.youthcarecanberra.com.au, is designed to be easily downloadable onto tablets or smartphones.

The site illustrates the prevalence of youth homelessness in one...

Posted: Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Canberra’s young homeless people will be the focus of the annual YouthCARE Canberra Race Day at Canberra’s Thoroughbred Park this Friday, October 11th.

This will be the 7th annual Race Day to raise money to support young homeless people through a difficult time in their lives. 

As Open Family ACT, the Race Days have raised around $40,000 each year to enable youth care workers to...

Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

YouthCARE Canberra, which supports Canberra’s young homeless people, has announced a new partnership with St John’s Care in Reid.

The Chair of YouthCARE Canberra, Paul Kane, said the partnership would involve the appointment of youthcare workers who will provide pro-active outreach services to youth (12 to 25 years) at risk, including those who face homelessness and violence. 

“On any given night in...

Posted: Sunday, September 1, 2013

YouthCare Canberra, which has cared for young homeless Canberrans for over 20 years, has thanked the Canberra builders and developers for their generosity in providing much needed funds through the sale of the Franklin Charity House last week.

The Chair of YouthCare Canberra, Chief Justice Terence Higgins, said part of the proceeds of the sale would be directed to providing assistance and care for the estimated...