Our Goals

Our goal is:

To provide care and support to children and youth in need by providing recreation, education and activities that build life skills as a foundation for a brighter future.

The Girls and Boys Brigade believe that all children deserve a positive future.

To achieve this GBB provides a safe and trusting place for our local children and youth to socialise and build resilience, practical life skills and healthy relationships through recreation activities, educational help and individual support.

GBB cares for children, youth and their families who often experience significant socio-economic challenges in their lives.

We welcome cultural diversity and respect differing family values and circumstances.

For our enrolled children and youth we:

  • Assist in social and emotional development
  • Provide challenging and practical activities
  • Support key life transitions
  • Help build positive family relationships

To assist with Education we:

  • Inspire positive learning
  • Provide relevant programs and technology
  • Develop confidence and ability
  • Support education as a lifelong benefit

We provide Family Support that:

  • Offers open practical support
  • Strengthens families
  • Advocates on our parents behalf
  • Provides referrals

We value our community by:

  • Researching social issues
  • Addressing needs
  • Responding to change
  • Engaging in community wellbeing
  • Networking and partnering with community organisations