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Margie’s Story

Margie’s Story

A big congratulations to Margie who successfully got her Drivers Licence today. Margie was able to access our Keys to Drive program funded by Street Smart to complete driving lessons and go for her licence. Margie got her licence on her first attempt! Young people…

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Kelly’s Story

Kelly’s Story

NWYAS is celebrating with Kelly this week as she embarks on her third week of University Studies at Queensland University of Technology studying a double degree in Social Work and Justice. Kelly moved into NWYAS in February 2015 when she was 17. She had become…

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Funding Announcement: StreetSmart Australia to provide support for Keys to Drive Program

Funding Announcement: StreetSmart Australia to provide support for Keys to Drive Program

Funding Announcement: NWYAS received fantastic news this morning that StreetSmart Australia have provided $2,500 to fund our Keys to Drive Program. This program helps young people accessing our service gain their learners license, access driving lessons and complete their driver’s test. This grant was made…

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Funding Announcement: NWYAS receives $9,000 to provide Home Packs to young people in their service.

It takes more than a set of keys and a roof to make a house a home. Most of our tenants walk into our accommodation with limited or no belongings. A miss-match of second hand items and donations provides yet another chapter to what is…

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Helping Out For a Worthy Cause!

Helping Out For a Worthy Cause!

Moving home or office, well, it’s something no one likes to do. When Christine contacted our office for a quote to help the folks at North West Youth Accommodation Service move office, we thought we’d lend a hand to such a valuable and worthy cause…

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2016 Charity Big Breakfast

2016 Charity Big Breakfast

NWYAS Inc. featured in the North-West News last week, a chance to reflect on two of our clients journey. The article is to help to promote an upcoming fundraiser being held by the Hills Chamber of Commerce Brisbane, funds raised will support 3 local organisations including…

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Quiz for a Cause Community Event

Our first Annual Quiz for a Cause was a great success! To all members of the community that purchased tickets and came along on the night, we are very grateful for your support, we hope you enjoyed the night as much as we did and…

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30th Annual General Meeting

Our Annual General Meeting on the 22nd October 2015 was a chance to celebrate our organisations 30th Birthday! Our long-standing President Jim Fouras lead proceedings for the last time, as he planned to step down from his duties of President after an amazing service of…

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Reduce Your Juice

Reduce Your Juice

Get ready for the ultimate battle against high energy bills! You could be one of 1,000 people to score either a new fridge, washing machine or BBQ. Reduce Your Juice is a whole new way to use less power and earn big rewards. If you’re…

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Street Smart Australia Grant: Keys to Drive Project

Street Smart Australia Grant: Keys to Drive Project

Thank you to StreetSmart Australia for supporting our Keys to Drive project, we were lucky to receive $3,000 to help young people in our housing program gain their licence! We have always had amazing support from the Street Smart team – THANK YOU! Find Out More: http://www.streetsmartaustralia.org/

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