James had experienced relationship issues which led to periods of homelessness and staying with friends. He was referred to the SYFS Foyer, a service combining accommodation with education, training and employment supports.James was suffering from low self-esteem, he had mental health issues that were affecting his ability to live independently and to engage with training […]
What a beautiful time of year for a ride and coffee. Join us at the ride. Support youth at risk in the Illawarra and have great fun doing it. Come and ride at your own pace, the velodrome is not steep and is easy and fun to ride. Then hang around and enjoy the coffee, […]
With good numbers or riders already registering and their sponsors donating funds the scene is set for a great fun filled day that will also raise funds for Southern Youth and Family Services. Please join us either by coming along to ride or by donating to a great cause.
Hi Everyone, Stephen the ride event organiser here, This is just a quick note to let everyone know that the feedback we get from those who have now joined in on our ride is “how much they really enjoyed it and know what a good cause it is. Not only the ride but also just […]
Attached is the Ride4Rotary flyer for download to promote this event You can download it here You can also share this post via facebook
Enjoy some of the “moments” from the 2016 event.
Southern Youth and Family Services (SYFS) provide services to the very disadvantaged groups in our community – vulnerable, unemployed, homeless, young people, families, victims of child abuse, domestic violence and people who need specialised assistance such as those facing mental health issues. It provides emergency accommodation, supported transitional accommodation and housing, social housing, counselling, mediation, […]
Great job to all the Organisers and all the Participants. What a great day and a fantastic result. You all should be very happy with the result. More people from SYFS came this year and our sponsors and everyone had a nice day – the atmosphere was terrific. The extra help that some of you […]
Ava was first referred to SYFS services in 2009 at just 15 years old. Over the years Ava has accessed a number of services helping her improve both her living and social skills. Ava had difficulty in learning,however, with support continued to be involved with education and training and completed Year 12 and several courses. […]
Hi all riders, donors, sponsors and supporters of Ride 4 Rotary, Supporting Youth at Risk in the Illawarra. We are Celebrating a Great Result and Thank You All! The primary organising committee would like to give a big thank you all for your support and contribution to this year’s Ride. In our 3rd year we […]