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YHES House

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YHES House is a safe, friendly community hub that provides a non-judgemental space where young people are welcomed, listened to, and respected.

Our staff, volunteers and case workers are here to help you get your life on track and working towards your goals.

YHES House can help you if you:
  • Are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless
  • Are struggling with life and need someone to talk to
  • Are having issues with drugs and alcohol
  • Have questions about sex and sexuality
  • Are pregnant and need support
  • Are having relationship problems
  • Need health advice
  • Need a safe place to stop in, have a shower, do some laundry and use the Internet
Access to Centrelink

Each Thursday morning from 9:30am to 12:30pm youth aged between 14 - 25 years can access Centrelink in a friendly space. 

YHES House’s Young Parents Program

The program includes:

  • Childbirth education and support including: 
    • Diet and nutrition advice
    • Stages of labour information
    • Gold Coast Hospital tours
    • Relaxation and birth classes
    • Education about the emotional and practical needs of babies
    • Information about maternity allowance
    • Breastfeeding education
  • A new parents support group that educates participants about:
    • Sleep and settling
    • Introducing solids to baby
    • Contraception
    • Teeth and teething
    • Baby development
    • Family payments
    • Other available support services
  • A playgroup
  • Child health services including:
    • Breast feeding assistance
    • Developmental assessments
    • Behavioural management advice
    • Bottle feeding assistance
    • Weight checks
    • Referrals
    • Support with sleep and settling routines
    • A home visit on first appointment by request
How can you access YHES House?

If you're aged between 12 - 25 years you can access YHES House

Opening hours are Monday to Thursday from 9am to 4:30pm

If you would like to find out more, please call us on 1800 448 448, fill in this form  or visit the YHES House website

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