Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Brisbane Youth Service Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Housing activities
General activities
  • Emergency and relief
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Primary and secondary education
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Now in its 38th 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 2014/15, a total of 1,170 young people and young families accessed services at BYS through more than 14,786 contacts. Services offered include: Intake and assessment Information, advocacy and referral Housing, sustaining tenancies and building independent living skills 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 eight individuals with a range of relevant expertise and knowledge in areas of organisational consultancy, finance, law, social work and industrial relations. 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 2015 reporting period
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Unemployed persons

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 15
  • Part time employees: 20
  • Casual employees: 7
  • Volunteers: 15
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

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

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2015 Financial report
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State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Government grants
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
Total expenses
Net surplus/deficit

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Non-current loans receivable
Other non-current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Non-current loans payable
Other non-current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Subtypes current and accurate