How We Help

With a vision to provide ‘New Futures for Young People’, BYS has been operating in Fortitude Valley since 1977 helping tens of thousands of young people and their children, at risk or experiencing homelessness.

Kate
Kate

With determination in the face of adversity and support and advocacy from Phoenix House, Kate achieved remarkable personal and academic results despite experiencing homelessness in the final years of high school.

Our Impact

Reducing the challenges and
barriers young people face

Kate's Story
With determination in the face of adversity and support and advocacy from Phoenix house, Kate achieved remarkable personal and academic results despite experiencing homelessness in the final years of high school.
Fotina's Story
With support from a Young Families worker, Fotina overcame parenting challenges and found renewed belief in herself and an inspired direction for the future of her young family.

Lucy

BYS helped me with many problems I faced over the years, pushing me out of my comfort zone and into a new way of life that will benefit me for years to come. They provided me with housing and a safe place to call home, a friendly face to talk to in troubling times, alcohol and drugs support that helped me to become sober and transform my relationships with substances, and counselling that led me on the path of self-healing and allowed wide opportunity for self-growth.