Youth Accommodation Services
inCommunity (formerly known as Ipswich Independent Youth Service) is a 24 hour service providing crisis support and short term accommodation for homeless, at risk and disadvantaged young people aged 16 to 21 years. Up to six people can be accommodated for a maximum period of twelve weeks. Services available to residents include information, support and assistance with personal issues, living skills, income and benefits, health, education and training. Telephone information and referral is also available. Initial contact by telephone is required.
inCommunity also offers Mobile Support within the Ipswich, Somerset & Lockyer Valley regions providing housing support to young people aged 25 years and under. Mobile Support provides ongoing support to young people aged 25 years and under. This program can be accessed by individuals, couples and families who may be homeless, sleeping rough or couch surfing and are seeking support to find or maintain accommodation and need help to prepare for independent living. Our Mobile Support Team work with young people out in the community and help in developing a plan, setting goals, linking with other services and essentially provide support to access and sustain accommodation.
Quick Facts About The Region
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Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled access This location has disabled access
Referral Required Self Referral or Agency Assisted
Phone Service Yes
Accessible By Anyone
Access Fee Free, Contribution Fee, Fee for Service
Age Ranges From 15 to 25 years of age