Impact summary

YFS measures impact across the organisation in order to understand the change we are making. Here is a sample of our program and organisational outcomes.

People feel safe and well, and hopeful

Safe and well

of people across our services felt safer at the end of service.

of people improved their mental health and wellbeing.


of people felt a lot more hopeful about the future at the end of service.

People have a home, financial resilience, education and employment

A home

of people were living in stable housing at the end of service, compared to 59% on entry.

individuals and families were housed

Financial resilience

Eight in ten people were financially secure on exit, compared to 46% initially.

Education and employment

Substation33, ParentsNext and the Spark program supported people into education and employment.

people engaged in education and training.

people gained employment.

People are equipped with knowledge, skills and connections

Knowledge and skills

People improved their skills in different areas depending on their needs and goals.


of people expanded their support network.

People exited the service with strong relationships:

had strong connections
with community and culture.

had strong connections
with peers.

had strong connections
with family.

Our society is fairer and more inclusive

reached through domestic
violence prevention
using social media.

reached through R4Respect.

reached through Men4Respect.

reached through
Not Now, Not Ever in Logan.

“Our Theory of Change recognises that we need to work together within YFS and also in partnership beyond our organisation to achieve lasting change.”