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.