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Resources

NYCH produces a range of resources relating to youth homelessness. These resources include articles that appear in a range of publications.

If you are looking for our various submissions and media releases these are located in the ‘Policy’ section of this website.

There are also a wide range of fantastic resources and services available for young people in the community – please click on your State or Territory for what is available in your local area.

Fact sheets on youth homelessness

NYCH believes that homelessness can be solved however the solution must be based on robust needs based analysis. Accurate information is vital for strong policy and practice based responses –these fact sheets attempt to assist people in understanding the dimensions of youth homelessness across Australia.

 Fact sheet: Homelessness is more than Houselessness Fact sheet: Homelessness is more than Houselessness

 Fact sheet: Facts and Stories Fact sheet: Facts and Stories

 How to access help if you are homeless across Australia.pdf

Latest data, reports and research papers

The Homelessness Information Clearinghouse is an online tool designed to help tackle homelessness in Australia. This site is available to share resources, ideas and information. The Homelessness Clearinghouse is funded by the Commonwealth Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs. It is a large suppository of information about homelessness in Australia as well as providing opportunities to participate in sharing ideas and debating concepts on how we can end homelessness.

Homelessness clearinghouse

http://www.homelessnessinfo.net.au/

Other resources on youth homelessness

Cool Australia has some curriculum resources for teachers to raise the issue of youth homelessness with Year 9 and 10 students. The units are for English and Health and Physical Education classes and based on the The OASIS documentary by Shark Island Productions Film.

Getting help in your State or Territory

If you are a young person who is homeless or at risk of homelessness and looking for help please access our 'Are you homeless' page bar on the left for information and links to services in your State or Territory.