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    Posted Jun 20, 2017

    BYS is turning 40!

    Yes we are turning forty! Brisbane Youth Service has been operating in Brisbane, helping vulnerable young people since 1977. Over that time we have helped tens of thousands of young people experiencing difficulties in their lives.

    We are very proud of what we have achieved over this time and how we have matured and grown as an organisation. To mark this momentous occasion, we will be holding a celebration in October for all our many friends and supporters, past and present.

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    Posted Jun 06, 2017

    Young People’s Feedback

    We are very proud of our outcomes for young people at BYS. Each year we conduct a survey of young people to see if we are on the right track with our services and responsiveness. This year we conducted 139 surveys (representing approximately 10% of the young people we see each year). The good news was that 93% of young people were very happy with our services and would recommend BYS to other young people. We also asked young people how we could improve.

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  • BYS Winter Appeal
    Posted May 30, 2017

    Winter Appeal

    With the colder months approaching, life is about to get even harder for young people and young families without a place to call home.

    Your kind donation today will make a big difference to young people who are facing a cold winter without shelter.

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  • Luke inspires disadvantaged youth
    Posted May 04, 2017

    Luke Archer supporting disadvantaged youth

    Every week, Luke Archer runs health and fitness sessions for young people from Brisbane Youth Service. Better known for his prowess on the football field with Souths Logan, Luke volunteers his Thursday afternoons to run through exercise programs, nutrition and mindfulness with young people seeking support from BYS.

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  • Domestic Violence - not now, not ever.
    Posted May 02, 2017

    Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month

    Each May, Queensland marks Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month to raise community awareness of domestic and family violence and to send a clear message that violence of this sort will not be tolerated.

    This year's theme is ‘Not Now, Not Ever’.

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    Posted May 02, 2017

    Pop Up Dental Clinic

    Brisbane Youth Service will be holding its third pop up dental clinic at the Valley Hub from Tuesday 2 May to Monday 8 May. To make a booking speak to a youth worker or call 3620 2400.

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    Posted Jan 17, 2017


    febfast is the great Australian pause from alcohol, sugar or something of your choice for the month of February in support of disadvantaged youth aged 12-25. Choose your challenge, register at and ask your friends, family and colleagues to sponsor you to raise much needed funds for BYS.

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  • bys-launch
    Posted Dec 01, 2016

    Launch of our new BYS logo and brand

    Brisbane Youth Service is very proud to present our new logo and corporate identity which was launched on 22 November at our AGM.

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  • sustaining-tenancies
    Posted Aug 03, 2016

    Sustaining Tenancies Project Commences

    Young people in Queensland face particular challenges when it comes to housing. There is often insufficient affordable housing and landlords can be reluctant to let properties to young, inexperienced tenants.

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    Posted Jul 20, 2016

    Development of a Youth Wellbeing Check-In App

    Brisbane Youth Service is very proud to announce that Rhianon Vichta, our Research and Evaluation Coordinator, has been chosen as an Optus Future Maker 2016.

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