About NWYAS Inc. Funded by the Queensland Government

North West Youth Accommodation Service Inc. (NWYAS) is a Specialist Homelessness Service that is funded by the Queensland Government to provide transitional support and accommodation to young people.



NWYAS assists young people who are;

  • Aged between 16 to 25 years and;
  • Homeless or at risk of homelessness (or living in unstable or unsuitable accommodation);
  • Agrees to work regularly with our Support Workers;
  • Is willing to work regularly towards independent living (Including working on living skills);
  • Has shown a level of accommodation stability and basic life skills.

If you’re are a young person in need of affordable housing only, you’re welcome to contact our service to discuss your housing options with one of our Support Workers. Young people that only require affordable housing and NOT support are not eligible for our housing program, NWYAS will assist ineligible young people to refer to more appropriate housing options.

NWYAS can provide support and accommodation to young people who are:

  • Single;
  • Partnered;
  • Pregnant;
  • Parenting;
  • Siblings.