Berry Street and Beyond Housing Network, working in partnership with GOTAFE, have been appointed as the service providers to deliver an Education First Youth Foyer in Shepparton for 40 young people, aged 16-24.

The Foyer has a core focus on education and provides secure housing as a means of enabling young people to focus on their studies.  It also provides opportunities to develop career aspirations, gain work experience, and build a pathway to sustainable employment.

The Foyer makes an ongoing investment in the future of greater Shepparton by providing young people with the support, skills and tools necessary to become independent adults.

Shepparton, Victoria

Ph : 03 5825 6104 or 0447 311 058
Manager: Anita McCurdy - MANAGER

The staff are easy going, friendly and suportive

News from Education First Youth Foyer – Shepparton

The Conversation Hour with Jon Faine August 26 2019

For this talkback forum on youth homelessness in Melbourne and Victoria Jon Faine is joined in the studio by: Conny Lenneberg … Executive Director, Brotherhood of St Laurence Bevan Warner … CEO, Launch Housing Carley … studying a community services certificate course. She has been living at the Foyer for 18 months. Kiara … studying Year 12 VCAL. She…

‘Nowhere to go’: Troubled teens find hope in unique housing program

‘Nowhere to go’: Troubled teens find hope in unique housing program – SBS News, 12 August 2015

Youth Foyer model, an education first approach to tackling homelessness

https://johnmenadue.com/conny-lenneberg-youth-foyer-model-an-education-first-approach-to-tackling-homelessness/  Blogpost, August 8 2019

Future now bright thanks to Education First Youth Foyer

Future now bright thanks to Education First Youth Foyer – Herald Sun, 6 July 2016

A Deal Hayden Couldn’t Refuse: Cheap Housing in Exchange for Study

https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/a-deal-hayden-couldn-t-refuse-cheap-housing-in-exchange-for-study-20190704-p523yo.html – The Age, July 4 2019

Five-year homelessness funding to provide more stability

Five-year homelessness funding to provide more stability – Sydney Morning Herald, 16 March 2018