YTSP is committed to supporting members of the community who strive for inclusion and a sense of autonomy in designing their own destiny. Young people from refugee backgrounds arrive into a competitive landscape where access to education, training and customized support is a key determinant to securing sustainable employment. More thoughtful responses are needed to reduce the cycle of disadvantage for these young people recovering from the ultimate life disruption: forced displacement from conflict.
Researching and trialling interventions to support youth on their education and employment journeys
Co-designing and collaborating with youth on innovative bespoke approaches to navigating diversity in the youth sector
Ensuring access to education & work is a right afforded to every young person, regardless of their financial circumstances, gender or culture
Recognizing that the skill sets and capacities of young people from diverse backgrounds contribute to a robust and fertile learning and workplace environment
Building an evidence base to support substantive investment on youth programs which provide reach and impact
Providing sector development & training
YTSP is funded by The Department of Home Affairs, and is delivered nationally in consortia with five sister organizations
In NSW, our key service delivery partners are ADSi and SYDWEST.