Young People's Stories
Check out the stories from these inspiring young people.Read stories
At Brisbane Youth Service we are proud of the outcomes we achieve with young
people. Young people from all sorts of backgrounds access our services. For
example, over 23% identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and 15% identifying
as culturally and linguistically diverse, with 34 different languages spoken at home.
In the 2015-2016 Financial Year BYS provided support to 1260 young people. The majority of young people supported were aged between 18-25 years. Young people from all sorts of backgrounds access our services.
* This table presents changes for all young people accessing support including those who only had 1-3 contacts.
Over 80% of the young people who accessed our services were very happy with the support they received.
Read MoreBefore BYS I was living on friends’ couches and feeling like a burden on them and their families. I couldn’t return home as my mother was emotionally abusive towards me and I never felt I had a voice or was listened to. I ran out of friends’ couches to sleep on and I decided I needed more help so I searched the internet and found BYS...
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