Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Brisbane Youth Service Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • Other:
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
General activities
  • Emergency and relief
  • Housing activities
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Social services
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Now in its 35th year of operation, Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) is a medium-sized incorporated association providing a continuum of support services to homeless and disadvantaged young people (aged 12 -- 25 years) and vulnerable young families in the inner-city of Brisbane. Services include a range of emergency and longer term support to assist young people to find and maintain appropriate housing, address physical & mental health issues, establish successful relationships & support networks and provide them with pathways to education & long term employment. In 2012/13, 1,105 young people accessed services at BYS with more than 11,818 contacts with young people throughout the year. Services offered include: Intake and assessment Information, advocacy and referral Housing, sustaining tenancies and building independent living skills Support in education and training Medical clinic Mental health support Drug intervention Support for young parents and young women Crisis interventionBYS operates from three leased premises, being Fortitude Valley; Newstead and Stones Corner. The organisation is managed by a volunteer management committee, comprising nine individuals with a range of relevant expertise and knowledge in areas of finance, law, social work and planning. Funding is received from a range of state and federal government agencies as well as through donations and grants from philanthropic organisations.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Unemployed persons
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 20
  • Part time employees: 36
  • Volunteers: 15
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.