Outcomes for young people

BYS outcomes graph
Changes in housing after BYS supportWhere our clients come fromstat

BYS has invested in establishing a Quality Practice and Knowledge Team to implement the organisation’s commitment to building understanding and evidence about the challenges faced by young people and how we can continually improve our work and the wellbeing of young people.

Requests for data or proposals for research partnerships and post-graduate research opportunities can be directed to the:

BYS Research and Evaluation Coordinator


Young People's Stories

  • Yazmine

    Things are looking up for Yazmine, living in a new apartment with her beloved little dog, she is confident about her independence for the first time.

    Read my story
  • Aluel

    Nine years ago, Aluel came to Australia from South Sudan with her family. At eighteen, she left home, seeking practical support from BYS to establish an independent life, then things got scary…

    Read my story
  • Rachel

    Rachel has found her voice. After years of homelessness and hardship, learning to speak for herself is something she takes pride in.

    She’s always written poems and prose, but now Rachel is able to tell her own story.

    Read my story
  • Ray

    Anyone experiencing the noise and bustle of Fortitude Valley knows how overwhelming it can be.

    Someone living with a sensory disorder-where lights, noise, even the feel of clothes on the body can be overwhelming-would have to persevere to spend time there. Ray has such a disorder, but persists with visits to the Hub, and even lives nearby. So it’s not surprising Ray claims the attribute of persistence as a strength.

    Read my story