KARI Foundation is a provider of the Department of Community and Justice (DCJ) program “Rent Choice Youth Subsidy”. The program provides time limited (3 years) private rental assistance as well as integrated case management support to help reduce homelessness among young people across NSW.
The program helps young people aged 16 to 24 years to:
The program also supports you to find study and job opportunities that will help you to eventually afford the rent on your own.
The aim of the program is to provide a pathway, so that by the end of the subsidy period you have the capacity to live independently in a private rental property and pay full market rent.
Our team are able to offer assistance with the initial application which is sent to a nominations board for approval. Once the application has been approved, a member of our team will assist each young person with the following:
The team work hard in providing young people with sufficient ways to gain independence and ensure they are on the right track to becoming successful young adults.