• We believe in the power of inspired young people

  • Safeguarding Children

    We are committed to safeguarding children and young people through stringent recruitment processes, child safe practices, training, support and staff development.

Our Services

We provide opportunities for children, young people and the community to grow in body, mind and spirit.

YMCA Brisbane

We believe in the power of inspired young people

The Y Brisbane is a not-for-profit organisation with leading services in childcare, fitness, camping, education, hospitality, youth, recreation and community programs.

As the largest global youth movement, reaching almost 65 million people in 120 countries, the Y has a shared purpose of empowering young people. We have been working in local commmunities across Australia since 1854 and in Brisbane from 1864.

The services we provide help fund our Social Impact initiatives across South East Queensland, including Schools’ Breakfast Program, Vocational Schools, Cancer Survivors Program, Community Centres, Affordable Housing, Youth Mentoring and more. We also provide facilities and programs for marginalised and disadvantaged young people in need of help as well as providing affordable accommodation for people who have been without a home.

Every Year We Support 12,000+ Queenslanders
We aim to make a real difference by providing people with a real opportunity to reach their full potential.

600+ STUDENTS
attend our Vocational Schools each year

140 Mentoring Hours Per Week
Providing transformative experiences for volunteers and students

5,000,000+ BREAKFASTS
provided via our Schools' Breakfasts Program

Safeguarding Children and Young People

The safety and protection of children and young people is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding children and young people through stringent recruitment processes, child safe practices, training, support and staff development.

Acknowledgment of Country

YMCA Brisbane acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we work and operate – the Jagera, Turrbul, Gubbi Gubbi, Waka Waka, Quandamooka, Yugambeh and Gureng Gureng peoples. We pay our respect to Elders, past, present and emerging, and celebrate their continuing connection to land, community and culture - Artwork by Chad Briggs, an Indigenous artist born in Brisbane, Queensland.

The Y acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands we work upon and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. More information.

The YMCA of Brisbane is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).
The YMCA of Brisbane ABN: 61 028 995 366
Y-Care (South East Queensland) Inc. ABN: 85 051 706 001
© The Y Brisbane