Annual Information Statement 2014

Legal Name
Brisbane Youth Service Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2014 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 37th 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 2013/14, a total of 1,298 young people and young families accessed services at BYS through more than 17,000 contacts. 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 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 2014 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 2014 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 19
  • Part time employees: 24
  • Casual employees: 7
  • Volunteers: 11TO50
Where the charity operated during the 2014 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 2014 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to.
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2014 reporting period
1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2014 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
A Government grants
B Donations and bequests
C All other revenue
D Total revenue (a+b+c)
E Other income
F Total gross income (d+e)
G Employee expenses
H Interest
I Grants and donations made for use in Australia
J Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
K All other expenses
L Total expenses (g+h+i+j+k)
M Net surplus/deficit (l-f)

Balance Sheet extract

N Total current assets
O Non-current loans
P Other non-current assets
Q Total non-current assets (o+p)
R Total assets (n+q)
S Total current liabilities
T Non-current loans
U Other non-current liabilities
V Total non-current liabilities (t+u)
W Total liabilities (s+v)
X Net assets/liabilities (r-w)