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Social Impact

YMCA Social Impact is the charitable arm of the Y Brisbane and officially operates as Y-Care (South East Queensland) Inc. Our vision is to be an unbreakable organisation that maximises impact across all of our programs. We are a team consisting of more than 100 staff and 120 volunteers that believe in the power of inspired young people. We operate multiple programs within four key service streams including:

  • Community Housing
  • Food for All (Schools’ Breakfast Program)
  • Social Enterprise (Op Shop)
  • Youth Education and Empowerment (Vocational School, Community Hubs, School-Based Mentoring, and Get Set for Work)
people have been supported by our programs since 2006
support hours per month with our LEAP Program
breakfasts provided via our Schools' Breakfasts Program

Our Social Impact Programs

We give people a real opportunity to reach their full potential and are committed to making a positive difference in our community.

We are a mission-driven organisation that is committed to creating measurable and long lasting impact through our programs and activities


YMCA Social Impact
41-45 Mary Street, Kingston, QLD Australia
PH: (07) 3440 4300
FAX: (07) 3440 4399
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The Y acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands we work upon and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging.
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
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