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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 Dual Degree in Social Work and Justice. Kelly moved into NWYAS in February 2015 when she was 17. She had become…

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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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A Train to Freedom

A Train to Freedom

Mitchelton local Jennifer Garner, winner of the SnapIT Junior award for the 2010 National Youth Week Talent competition has kindly donated her winning piece titled A Train to Freedom to our organisation. The theme of the competition was “misunderstood” and Jennifer’s picture was taken to…

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Keys to a fresh start

Keys to a fresh start

THE chance to call a place home has helped transform lives in the northwest for 25 years. The North West Youth Accommodation Service this week celebrates 25 years of helping young people escape domestic instability and access support. Keperra resident Telysha Hands said finding housing…

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