About YMCA Youth Services

What we believe

We believe in inspiring and empowering young people and communities to thrive. Young people are unique and diverse, so we support them to learn new skills, connect with their community and reach their full potential in life. Find out more about why we exist.

What we do

The Y acts as a platform to empower young people to have their voices heard. Youth Services helps young people to build up their skills, strength and resilience as well as develop their support networks. We do this through our various program areas: 

Learn more about who we are and what we do.

Who we work with

We work with all young people, leveraging relationships with businesses, local and state government, and other community organisations. Whether you're a business with employment opportunities for young people, a procurement agency looking to fulfil a government contract, or a local council looking for engagement opportunities within the community, we can help you.

Our impact

At the Y, we change lives for the better. We've been working with young people in Victoria for over a century and we've made meaningful and positive impact on their lives and across our local communities. Find out more about our impact.

About YMCA Victoria 

At YMCA Victoria, community is at the heart of everything we do. We passionately believe in inspiring and empowering young people and communities to thrive. As a not-for-profit organisation, all we receive is put back into improving our programs and services and supporting local communities to create a better tomorrow.

YMCA Victoria has been working with young people ever since we became a part of the Y community in 1853.

Learn more about the other programs, products and services offered by YMCA Victoria.