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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 160 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 Shops and Salon)
  • Youth Education and Empowerment (Vocational School, Community Hubs, School-Based Mentoring, and Skilling Queenslanders for Work)

We make a real difference through providing people with a real opportunity to reach their full potential

students attending our Vocational Schools each year
annual mentoring hours providing transformative experiences for volunteers and students
breakfasts provided via our Schools' Breakfast 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. Our diverse range of programs and services to the community are spread all over South East Queensland.

Logan: Kingston Clem Jones Junior Campus

53 Mary Street, Kingston, QLD 4114
PH: (07) 3440 4300

Affordable Housing

Level 4, 4 Railway Parade Nerang
PH: (07) 5503 7440

Logan: Kingston Clem Jones Senior Campus

41-45 Mary Street, Kingston, QLD 4114
PH: (07) 3440 4322

Brisbane South: Acacia Ridge Senior Campus

2-10 Mannington Rd, Acacia Ridge, QLD 4110
PH: (07) 3277 0911

Ipswich: Bundamba Junior Campus

Cnr Mary Street and River Road, Bundamba QLD 4304
PH: (07) 3817 3144

Moreton Bay: North Lakes Junior Campus

Cnr Lakefield Drive and Endeavour Boulevard, North Lakes QLD 4509
PH: (07) 3293 6100

Schools' Breakfast HQ

41-45 Mary Street, Kingston
PH: (07) 3440 4300

Op Shop

52 Freda St, Upper Mt Gravatt
PH: (07) 3349 5442

Ipswich: Ipswich Senior Campus

98 Limestone Street, Ipswich QLD 4305
PH: (07) 2101 6829

Moreton Bay: Mango Hill Senior Campus

22 Halpine Drive, Mango Hill QLD 4509
PH: (07) 3053 3822

Op Shop

22 Halpine Drive, Mango Hill QLD 4509
PH: (07) 3053 3820

Redlands: Victoria Point Senior Campus

128 Link Road, Victoria Point, QLD 4165
PH: (07) 3517 2432
We are a mission-driven organisation that is committed to creating measurable and long lasting impact through our programs and activities.

Contact Our Team

General Enquiries
41-45 Mary Street
Kingston QLD 4114
  • 07 3440 4300
  • 07 3440 4399
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Media Enquiries
107 Brunswick St
Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • 07 3253 1700
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Our Partners

The Y Social Impact team works to address a diverse range of needs across an extremely large area. It is only with the help of our supporters and partners that we can continue to make a big impact.

Many of the businesses and organisations in our community choose to show what’s important to them by investing significant resources to transform lives – now and in the future. To all our supporters, past, present, and future, THANK YOU!



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