Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
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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
Main activity
Mental health and crisis intervention
General activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Emergency and relief
  • Employment and training
  • Housing activities
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
We provide services dedicated to helping young Australians experiencing social exclusion and economic disadvantage.It is our mission to enable young people, especially those who are marginalised and without voice, to improve their quality of life.BoysTowns services include Kids Helpline, Parentline, parenting programs, family refuges and community development programs. We also deliver personal support, education, training, and employment services for highly disadvantaged young people to help them overcome barriers and re-connect with the community, learning and work. In 2012-13, we helped over 275,000 children, young people and families find a fresh start and new hope. These included:245,711 children and young people making contact with a Kids Helpline counsellor14,462 parents counselled, accommodated and/or receiving help with parenting 1,224 young people participating in Education and Work Transition Programs9,143 job seekers assisted by the BoysTown Employment Service 407 young people participating in Alcohol and Drug Support Programs, and306 young people undertaking paid employment in our Social Enterprises.Our work is supported by our Fundraising division whose aim is to secure ongoing financial support. Close to 70% of BoysTowns funding comes from the community i.e. Art Union ticket buyers, donors, bequests, corporates and other support.
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
  • General community within Australia
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Unemployed persons
  • Victims of crime
  • Women
  • 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: 409
  • Part time employees: 162
  • Volunteers: 107
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

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

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.