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On any given night in Australia, almost 28,000 young people are homeless. Help us break the cycle of youth homelessness by supporting Ask Izzy. 

There have now been more than 1 million searches for help on Ask Izzy since it was launched in early 2016 – but we're not celebrating.

As part of our Ask Izzy Help at Hand project, we recently conducted a series of co-design research workshops and interviews with organisations delivering family violence services, as well as survivors of family violence.

Ask Izzy now has a quick exit button to help increase safety for people at risk or experiencing family violence.

Find out what the latest data is telling us two years on from the launch of Ask Izzy, the mobile website that connects people in need to housing, meals, support and counselling and more.

For Arthur Tomaras at Ingen IT, giving back to the community is an important part of his personal philosophy, and it’s important to Ingen IT as well. That's why they decided to help a young person kick start their career.

When the opportunity came up to give young people in the community a kick start in their IT career through the Youth IT Careers Program, Evolve IT embraced it.

Poised between a job he needed and an opportunity that would kick start his career in the IT industry, Youth IT Careers graduate Nick Aldridge’s future was transformed, in some way, by the job he didn’t get.

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