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Our History

In February 2006 Co-Founders Ann Marie Matthews and Richard Matthews established YCSS.  During this time YCSS was offering practical support and emergency motel accommodation for young people. It was evident that this model of care was not ideal or positive for children and young people and could only be short…

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Professional Practice

YCSS professional practices are delivered from a therapeutic approach using our Trauma Informed Framework. The YCSS Trauma Informed Framework was developed from the incorporation of a number of therapeutic models and is a dynamic and innovative model that incorporates 5 phases of trauma informed practice, including prevention and early intervention.
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Strategic Plan

YCSS has developed a Strategic Plan 2016- 2020 that is comprehensive and ambitious. Our strategic priorities are Early Intervention and Care Management, Professional Practice and Organisational Sustainability and Development.
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