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Centre for Young Women

Centre for Young Women

Summary:

On-site supports at Zillah Street include group work activities and individual appointments with a dedicated young women’s support worker.  Outreach support to meet young women either at home or in the community is also provided.

Services:

  • Housing assistance
  • Information
  • Referral and advocacy
  • Group work and activities

Target clients: Young women experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless

Eligible: Young women aged 12 – 25

Office hours: 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.  Please call to make an appointment

 

Referrals: External referrals can be made over the phone or via email, or from another BYS service site

Access: There are regular train and bus services to Buranda or Stones Corner.  CFYW is also wheelchair accessible.

Bus:  Take the 174 or 175 and get off at stop 17a on Logan Road at Stones Corner Shops, Greenslopes.  From there it is a three minute walk to CFYW.

The following bus routes stop at Stones Corner busway station, which is a 10 minute walk from CFYW:  61, 209, 222.

Train:  Buranda train station is on the Cleveland line and operates a half hourly service.  Buranda train station is 10 minutes walk from CFYW.

Cost: No fee for support

Contact: The Centre for Young Women is located at 5 Zillah Street, Greenslopes.

Phone: (07) 3620 2452
Email: admin@brisyouth.org

Notes: 

  • This site has the facilities to provide a safe space for all youngwomen
  • Appointments are necessary if you want to meet with a worker and access support
  • Accompanying children are welcome onsite; there are child-friendly spaces that include baby change facilities.