Gold Coast Youth Service

We Are Here To Help Young People

Supporting young people who are experiencing homelessness or disadvantage on the Gold Coast.
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Early Intervention

Helping Young People and Their Families

Supporting family relationships and assisting young people to remain and sustain their education, training and/or employment opportunities.
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Homeless?

We Can Help

The Gold Coast Youth Service can provide you with information and advice if you are couch surfing/ in insecure housing or experiencing homelessness. We can provide immediate practical assistance, offer information and support to obtain housing and referral to appropriate services.
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Visit Us In Miami

Shower, Food, Clothes & Laundry Services.

The Miami Service Hub provides access to facilities such as a bathroom, kitchen, laundry and computer. Facilities can be accessed Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm.
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Need Advice?

Or Someone To Talk To?

Simply drop in or call on (07) 5572 0400 and speak directly with a youth worker, there is no appointment necessary.
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Who Are We?

Gold Coast Youth Service

Operating on the Gold Coast since 1980, Gold Coast Youth Service is a not for profit, specialist youth support & homelessness organisation. We help all young people and their families in the Gold Coast Region who may be marginalised, disadvantaged or homeless.

Our mission is to be a leading non-profit organisation that supports homeless and disadvantaged young people on the Gold Coast, making long lasting and positive changes through:

  • Information and support
  • housing and tenancy support
  • emergency assistance

What Do We Do?

Gold Coast Youth Service is committed to a Gold Coast City where young people are hopeful about their future, valued and supported to realise their full potential. We have a wide variety of support programs to help Young People aged 12 to 25 years.

We can help you with:

Gold Coast Youth Service helps all young people and we welcome people from all cultural backgrounds, religion and gender. We are a LGBTIQA+ friendly space.

How Have We Helped?

Visit Us In Miami

Due to COVID-19 we ask that you please call before visiting.
We are open Monday to Friday (exclusive of public holidays) from 9am to 5pm. Young people are welcome to access our free facilities from 9am to 3pm. Please check in on arrival to access our bathroom, kitchen, laundry, computer & clothing services.

You Can Make A Difference

By making a cash donation you can help us to attain our vision:

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Emergency Relief Program

Have you been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic?

GCYS may be able to help.

The Emergency Relief program provides financial and/or material support to meet the immediate need of people in financial crises. The program is open to all age groups.

With the current outbreak of the COVID- 19 the GCYS will continue to provide services however, we are asking people to make safe choices and to help stop the possible transmission of COVID -19.

Therefore we are asking people not to come into the service and to call us instead where possible.

Current health advice includes social distancing (1.5 metres) and good hygiene practices including regular hand washing with soap. If you need soap we have popped some into our Street Library for easy access – a good book is there too, if you are thinking of staying home.