Kids Under Cover is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preventing youth homelessness.
We offer young people the unique combination of supported housing options with scholarships
There are many ways to get involved and help at-risk young people and their families.
Kids Under Cover supports vulnerable young people at risk of homelessness by building studios
YES Partnerships underpin all of Kids Under Cover’s work
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We have been committed to supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged young people between the ages of 12 and 25 since 1989.
We respond to the needs of young people at risk of becoming homeless due to extreme conflict or overcrowding within the family home, mental health issues, and the housing affordability crisis. Taking an early-intervention approach to preventing youth homelessness by combining accommodation and scholarships for young people at-risk of homelessness.
Our approach is simple and focuses on early intervention to prevent youth homelessness.
Our solution is to:
We believe shelter and education help young people stay connected to their family, to education and with their community. Studios provide safe and secure accommodation, give additional room for the family and coupled with a scholarship young people are given the skills to become independent adults.
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Who are the young people we support?
Working in partnership with more than 60 Community Service Organisations (CSOs) to identify families with young people at risk Read more >
How we help
When it comes to youth homelessness we believe prevention is better than cure. The heart of our work, our Studio Program, provides accommodation Read more >
Making a Difference
Since the Kids Under Cover Studio Program officially began in 1993, we have been analysing our services and their results through interviews and Read more >