Emergency Youth Accommodation (EYA)
EYA provides crisis accommodation for teenagers & young people 16-25 years of age who are experiencing homelessness. Based in Dandenong, EYA is a safe place where young people can move from a situation of crisis, uncertainty and risk to a being able to plan and make decisions about their situation and life.
What we do
EYA provides short-term accommodation for up to 10 young people for up to six weeks and is staffed 24/7.
EYA is a safe place and is free from violence, aggression, harassment, illegal drugs and alcohol.
At EYA a young person is supported to:
- identify next steps to achieve their goals
- develop independent living and life skills
- move into longer term, affordable accommodation
- rebuild and repair family relationships
Who can access EYA?
Young people aged 16 to 25 years who are experiencing homelessness in Victoria.
How do you access EYA?
A young person can contact Wayss or they can be referred by their worker.