Automatic language translation
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“I’ve learned to be resilient. I’m growing stronger every day.”
“Where Daniel is now, we see him as a flourishing, independent young person.”
“If you remember where you came from, then you can know what you can do in the future.”
Moving out of an overcrowded living situation gave Daniel the room to grow as an independent young person. He’s improved in his education and his sense of belonging.
“When I moved… I felt relief. They found me a transitional property. From there I found a private rental... The Rent Choice I get covers almost half of the rent that I am paying.” Daniel
“It makes my job easier to focus on my studies. I’m studying a Bachelor of Mechatronics Engineering. I enjoy building things with my hands.” Daniel
“I volunteer for Canterbury-Bankstown Council… When you make friends they help you grow as a person. They’re always there for you.” Daniel
Link2home is the statewide homelessness information and referral telephone service.
Ask Izzy is a mobile website that connects people who are in crisis with the services they need right now and nearby.
Kids Helpline is a free, private and confidential telephone and online counselling service for young people aged between 5 and 25.
02 May 2023
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present, and future.
Informed by lessons of the past, Department of Communities and Justice is improving how we work with Aboriginal people and communities. We listen and learn from the knowledge, strength and resilience of Stolen Generations Survivors, Aboriginal Elders and Aboriginal communities.
You can access our apology to the Stolen Generations.