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YFS Legal

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YFS Legal is a community legal centre servicing clients in Logan and surrounding areas.

Generalist legal services include one-off legal advice appointments on:
  • family
  • civil
  • tenancy
  • criminal law matters.
The service does not provide assistance with:
  • personal injuries
  • business matters
  • advice to landlords.
Youth legal services include:
  • Legal information, advice and representation for young people aged between 10 and 25 years in relation to criminal law matters.
  • May provide assistance with other legal matters depending on eligibility.
  • Duty lawyer service at Beenleigh Children's Court on Monday mornings each fortnight.
Other services:

Finding and keeping a place to live - YFS works with people who are homeless – or about to become homeless – to help them find somewhere secure to live and to develop the skills and supports they need to maintain a tenancy.

YFS Money Smart  - financial counselling - help people avoid getting into a financial mess and sorting  out their finances if they get into difficulty through unemployment, sickness, or family problems.

Families with children - YFS works with families to help families work better, so that children grow up in environments where they can thrive.

YouthLink - the YouthLink program works specifically with young people aged 12 to 21 who are finding life a bit out of control.

Domestic and family violence - Regional Beaudesert Domestic and Family Violence Service for victims of domestic violence.

Responsible Men is a Domestic & Family Violence (DFV) intervention (behaviour change) program (16 weeks) for men who use violence or are controlling in their relationships.

YFS SHIFT program - for anyone aged 12 to 25 in Logan and the Redlands who identifies that they have a problem with alcohol or drugs and wants to make positive changes in their life.