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Gold Coast Youth Foyer

The proposed Gold Coast Youth Foyer will offer 40 single occupancy, self-contained units where young people can rent a home in a safe and stable environment, while being supported to achieve their education and employment goals.

The foyer will provide accommodation for vulnerable young people aged 16 to 25 years.

These young tenants will be supported to gain essential, practical life skills to help them transition into mainstream accommodation and live independently.

Young people will need to be in employment, education or training to be eligible to live at the youth foyer. They will also pay 25% of their income in rent.

Experienced youth support staff will provide 24/7 on-site assistance for the young tenants and ensure support is available when needed. 

On-site management and support

The Gold Coast Youth Foyer will be managed by Gold Coast Youth Service in partnership with Horizon Housing Company.

Gold Coast Youth Service Inc. will:

  • manage the Gold Coast Youth Foyer
  • provide 24-hour support and supervision to the young tenants living there.

Gold Coast Youth Service is a not-for-profit organisation with expertise in managing supported housing. It has a long history of achieving positive outcomes for young people on the Gold Coast.

Horizon Housing Company will provide property and tenancy management of the foyer.

Community consultation

We have now started the Gold Coast Youth Foyer community engagement process.

Engaging with the community is an important part of the development approval process and all feedback will be considered as part of this process.

Provide feedback or contact

To ask a question, provide feedback or request a call back, contact:

Feedback gathered during the consultation will be considered as part of the development process.


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