Helping the young and vulnerable
Regional Youth Support Services (RYSS) is a leading, locally based registered charity and not-for-profit agency, delivering frontline youth support services and innovative engagement strategies to vulnerable young people between the ages of 12 and 25, and their families in communities throughout the Central Coast region. Its main purpose is to help the disadvantaged, to relieve poverty and distress and support people in need.
RYSS is now in its 35th year of providing local, intensive case management, community outreach programs, early intervention support, family reconnections, Indigenous support programs, fundraising events like CC Comicon, and education programs on social issues that the young community face.
With its longstanding history on the Central Coast, RYSS possess a deeply grounded understanding of the local needs and diversity across the many communities in the region, an understanding that helps drive its many innovative and focused public programs and support strategies.
RYSS is a point of access across the entire Central Coast for high quality services, resources and facilities specifically tailored to children, young people and their families, young people with disabilities and those wanting to increase independence, build skills and engage in their community.