Accommodation

Crisis Shelters

The Accommodation Services area is funded largely through the federal government’s Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) and Crisis Assistance Program (CAP). The core objectives of this service area are to provide crisis and transitional support to young people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and to move them towards independence. This is a regional response to the needs of homeless young people and working with other accommodation service providers, young people have access to a range of supported pathways.

The organisation currently operates two crisis accommodation services for young people throughout the state, one in Caboolture and one on the Sunshine Coast.

Our youth crisis accommodation services perform a significant role in meeting the protective needs of young people with histories of relationship stress and family violence, abuse and neglect, substance misuse, mental health and/or behavioural difficulties and associated problems.

Transitional Housing Program

The Accommodation Services area is funded largely through the federal governments Supported Accommodation Assistance Program (SAAP) and Crisis Assistance Program (CAP). The core objectives of this service area are to provide crisis and transitional support to young people who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and to move them towards independence. This is a regional response to the needs of homeless young people and working with other accommodation service providers, young people have access to a range of supported pathways.

The Transitional Housing service provides affordable, supported accommodation to single young people and young parents, usually aged 16 to 21 years, in privately leased properties, or units provided by the Community Housing (CAP) program. Youth workers assist these young people to reach their goals and move from crisis to independence in a supported manner. We currently have the capacity to support a maximum of 16 young tenants, plus accompanying children.

In partnership with Queensland Housing and Public Works, IFYS Transitional Housing manages three public housing units that are sub-let to young people with the view to transferring them to tenancy with the Department of Housing and Public Works after a transitional supported tenancy. Young people need to meet QH eligibility criteria for public housing to access the Same House Different Landlord (SHDL) program.

Long Term Community Housing

Funded by the Queensland Government Department of Housing and Public Works, IFYS Ltd Property Management division manages properties under the Long Term Community Housing, Crisis Accommodation and Same House Different Landlord programs.

We manage numerous properties and unit complexes throughout the Sunshine Coast region which are owned by the Queensland Government as well as properties owned by Private Investors.

These properties are then let to eligible individuals and families who are in the greatest need, to assist in improving housing affordability, helping to reduce homelessness and assist Queenslanders to access the private housing market and other services within the community.

Should you be interested in receiving a copy of our Tenancy Management procedures and more information on our programs, please call our Head Office on 07 5438 3000 and ask to speak with one of our Property Management team.

A PDF copy of the IFYS Tenant Information Handbook is available online by clicking here or contact our Head office on  t: 07- 54383000 for a printed copy to be mailed to you !