Education First Youth Foyers are integrated learning and accommodation centres that develop the skills of young people at risk of homelessness.

They provide accommodation, and access to education, training, employment and other support.

Application process

To be eligible for the Education First Youth Foyers in Victoria, you must be:

  • aged 16 to 24 years
  • unable to live at home
  • keen to get into education and training
  • willing to make a commitment to stay in education and/or training.

If you are eligible, fill out the relevant readiness form listed below and submit your completed form directly to the Foyer you’re interested in applying to.

You can fill this form out by yourself or with someone you trust. You can type directly into the form and email it to the contact details listed on the bottom of the form. Alternatively, you can print the form, complete it manually and then post,scan and email it or drop it into the Foyer.

What happens next

A TAFE teacher and a youth development worker will meet with you to assess your skills and learning. This will help work out your education and training options.

Then Foyer staff will meet with you and talk to your referees about your situation and goals.

You will then be invited to a group activity.

After this, you may be offered a place straight away or provided with some recommendations and asked to reapply later.

If you are not offered a Foyer place, you will still get some assistance with TAFE training options.

Contact

Youth Foyer Holmesglen, Glen Waverley Campus

To be considered for a place at the Education First Youth Foyer at Holmesglen Institute, Glen Waverley Campus fill out this readiness form .

Then post, email or drop off your completed form to:

Education First Youth Foyer Holmesglen Institute
629 Waverley Road, Glen Waverley, Victoria 3150

Phone: (03) 9564 6488

Email: foyer@launchousing.org.au

Youth Foyer GOTAFE Shepparton Campus

To be considered for a place at the Education First Youth Foyer at GOTAFE, Shepparton campus fill out this readiness form .

Then post, email or drop off your completed form to:

Education First Youth Foyer GOTAFE, Shepparton
199 Fryers Street, Shepparton

Phone: (03) 5825 6104

Email: foyershepp@berrystreet.org.au

Youth Foyer Kangan Broadmeadows Campus

To be considered for a place at the Education First Youth Foyer at Kangan Institute, Broadmeadows campus, fill out this readiness form.

Then post, email or drop off your completed form to:

Education First Youth Foyer Kangan Institute Broadmeadows
30 Cavendish Street, Broadmeadows, Victoria 3047

Phone: (03) 9309 3946

Email: foyerbm@launchhousing.org.au

Application process

Step 1 Fill out the readiness form

  • Readiness form for Youth Foyer Holmesglen, Glen Waverley Campus
  • Readiness form for Youth Foyer GOTAFE Shepparton Campus
  • Readiness form for Youth Foyer Kangan Broadmeadows Campus

Step 2 Post, email or drop off your completed form