• Innisfail Youth Shelter
    Safe, secure and supported accommodation for young people (aged 12-21) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. 
  • Innisfail Youth Recreation Centre
    Come and socialise in a fun, friendly and safe environment. The centre is a drug and alcohol free facility and fully supervised. 
  • Domestic Violence Support
    A support service for for victims (and their families) of domestic violence in our community. 
  • Wet Tropics Community Housing
    A respectful, fair & nondiscriminatory service that aims to provide safe, appropriate housing for all eligible clients. 

Welcome to Innisfail Youth & Family Care Inc.

Innisfail Youth and Family Care Inc (IYFC) is a not-for-profit community based organization which also provides the following services:

Innisfail Youth and Family CareYouth Shelter:

  • Emergency Accommodation for young people who are homeless.
  • Beds for up to 4 males and 4 females.
  • 2 individual male rooms
  • 1 shared male room (2 beds)
  • 2 individual female rooms
  • 1 shared female room (2 beds)
  • large communal living area

Community Housing Program:

  • Long Term Community Housing for eligible persons.
  • 3 x one bedroom fully furnished flats.
  • 14 x two bedroom unfurnished units.

Family Crisis Accommodation:

  • Crisis accommodation for families who are homeless.
  • 2 x 2 bedroom furnished units.
  • suitable for families of up to four people.

Emergency Relief Program:

  • Financial assistance through food vouchers.
  • Other assistance may be provided through an assessment process.

Domestic Violence Service:

  • Support Services for victims of domestic or family violence.
  • Court support and information, and assistance with applications for orders.
  • Crisis housing for victims of Domestic Violence.

Wet Tropics Community Housing:

  • Subsidised transitional housing for low income earners who are assessed as being in high need of housing.
  • Agent for the Department of Communities, Housing & Digital Economies.

Innisfail Youth Recreation Centre:

  • Support and recreational activities for young people aged 12-17 years. Drug and alcohol free!
  • Structured school holiday program.
  • All activities provided are free of charge.

If you require further information about services offered by this agency or information on how we can help you please contact the Youth Shelter.

Funded by: Dept of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs;              

                      Dept of Communities, Housing and Digital Economies

                      Dept of Social Services Australia

Innisfail Youth and Family Care Inc.

Innisfail Youth and Family Care Inc.