Crisis & Emergency Accommodation

Crisis Youth Refuge Queanbeyan


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About Us

The Queanbeyan Youth Refuge predominately provides emergency and short-term accommodation and support to young people aged from 15 -17 years inclusive that are homeless. The refuges also provides other supports to young people between the ages of 15-24 yrs who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

The Service aims to provide assistance to young people and their families by:

  • achieving restoration and/or reconciliation within the family (where appropriate)
  • locate and move to other supported accommodation or independent living situations
  • crisis, emergency and short-term accommodation
  • crisis intervention
  • family support
  • living skills, social skills and personal development programs
  • information, referral, liaison and advocacy with other agencies
  • mediation, assessment and basic counselling (including financial)
  • assistance and support in obtaining  and maintaining safe, long-term housing.


The Service is flexible and can support young people through a range of service delivery methods including case management, case work and casual on-off assistance

Quick Facts About The Region

Crisis Youth Refuge Queanbeyan is located in the suburb of Queanbeyan, the council of Queanbeyan-palerang and the federal electorate of Eden-monaro.