About Us

About Us

Youth Off The Streets is a leading Australian youth services organisation. We work with young people, their families and communities to create safety, offer support and provide pathways to a positive future. Since being founded by Father Chris Riley in 1991, we have grown to deliver a range of wraparound supports for young people. These include homelessness and housing services. Independent high schools, alcohol and other drugs counselling, youth justice support, life skills programs, cultural support and community outreach, among other services.

We focus on strengths-based strategies that transform the lives of young people in need and strengthen our communities. To learn more about Youth Off The Streets, visit our website:

Who is Father Chris Riley

Father Chris Riley’s dream of helping young people experiencing disadvantage began with a single food van delivering meals to homeless youth in Sydney’s Kings Cross.

Today, Youth Off The Streets provides a full continuum of care for young people. We offer homelessness and housing services, high school education, alcohol and other drugs counselling, youth justice support, skills training and an employment program, among other individual, family and community services.

For more information about Father Chris visit our website here:

Where the money goes

All the funds raised by the 30 for 30 Challenge directly support Youth Off The Streets, whose mission is to help disconnected young people discover the greatness within by engaging, supporting and providing opportunities to encourage and facilitate positive life choices. Learn more about the services we offer young people here:

Youth Off The Streets acknowledges the traditional owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises their connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to Elders both past and present.

ABN 29 100 388 412 | Charity fundraising no. 12611
Youth Off The Streets, PO Box 6025 Alexandria NSW 2015

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