Who We Are

Mountains Youth Services Team exemplifies innovation and achievement. Our reputation for combining passion with professionalism has established us, amongst peers and policy makers alike, as a leader in our field.

Delivering outcomes via innovation and excellence starts with a team of great people unified by a shared set of values.

At MYST the core value that defines all of our work is: clients come first. Every decision we make, we start by asking ourselves “are young people going to be better off?” Then we look at how we can capitalise on the passions, skills and expertise of our staff to make things happen.

What We Value

Think of our values as the guiding principals or the code-of-conduct upon which MYST operates on a daily basis. Our organisational values will tell you something about our view of the world and we treat others including our employees, our clients, etc. Most importantly, our values serve as the foundation on which tough decisions are made.

  • We are a Team

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    We are a team: One team. No exceptions. We are a group of strong and diverse individuals unified by a clear common purpose.

  • Our Clients Define Us

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    Our clients define us: Every decision we make and every action we take is defined by our goal to improve outcomes for our clients.

  • We Are Servants

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    We are servants: We are funded by public money. We stake our personal and professional reputations on the efficiency and effectiveness of our work.

  • We Are Not Alone

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    We are not alone: We are an integral part of our community and our community is an integral part of us.

  • We Evolve Fast

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    We evolve fast: We take risks and confront failure openly. We recognise and repeat success with determination. We actively seek out and provide constructive criticism.

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“We are a team of professionals dedicated to providing support to young people in the Blue Mountains affected by homelessness, poverty, distress, helplessness and misfortune..”


MYST (ABN: 19 942 569 473) is a public benevolent institution endorsed by the Australian Tax Office as a deductible gift recipient under the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
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MYST acknowledges that we live and work on the traditional lands of the Darug and Gundungurra peoples. MYST recognises the strength, capacity and resilience of past and presentAboriginal people in this region we we offer our respect to the Elders both past and present of theBlue Mountains.


MYST does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.

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