Y-House’s mission is to Support young people in their aged care journey.
Across Australia there are over 6,400 young people living in aged care and this is a number that must be changed. In our pursuit to tackle this issue we want to provide age appropriate supports and programs with a strong focus on preventing young Australians from entering aged care unnecessarily. In addition, we want to provide a collective voice to the many individuals living in aged care, as well as those at risk of living in aged care.
We aim to achieve these goals through the development of transitional care and housing, creation of employment opportunities and the use of advocacy, via the following three initiatives: