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St Josephs' Community Centre and
Futcher House Accomodation Program

Established 1983

Mission Statement
‘"To provide a range of holistic services tailored to meet the presenting needs of disadvantaged young people, families and individuals in the Tweed Shire and Southern Gold Coast Region’’

Primary Service Goal
‘"To maximise the potential of all Young People in the target group"

Principle Aims
‘"To provide a range of quality accommodation and support services to disadvantaged/homeless young people and those vulnerable to becoming homeless.
To advocate and encourage initiatives that promotes and address issues of social justice for young people. Families and community"

St Joseph’s Community Centre operates under the auspice of St Joseph’s Catholic Church – Tweed Heads and is managed through St Joseph’s Futcher House Management Committee.
The service operates with funding provided by the Supported Accommodation Assistance Programme administered through the NSW Department of Community Services.

Futcher House Accommodation Programme:
Eligibility Criteria:
Homeless Young people in the 12 to 22 (flexible) age group.
Agency referrals or self referral.
Appropriate information requested before admission.

Futcher House Youth Service provides the following services:
Life skills and goal setting - Accommodation/training
Employment opportunities support - Counselling service.

Advocacy and referrals to:
Health and medical - Financial assistance - Subsidised rentals
Legal and court support - Re-entering education/training system

St Joseph’s Futcher House Administration & Outreach Centre offering:
Emergency relief by phone (Monday and Friday mornings only)
Information options.
Telephone: (07) 5524 7566
Facsimili: (07) 5524 8026
Email: furcherhouse@hotmail.com
27 Minjungbal Drive Tweed Heads South 2486

Limited Housing is also available for young single parents, the age range is 15 to 22 years of age. This programme offers:
Budgeting/Support, Goal setting/counselling, Living skills programme,
Parenting support and many more.
For referrals or enquiries please call (07) 5524 7566

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