Nourish familiesin need

HelpChildren, Youth & Families

A bright future for
all children and youth

In the heart of Surry Hills, our centre caters to children and youth in need and their families. We provide educational and recreational programs that help our families build life skills, overcome challenges and access exciting new opportunities. Through our tailored and holistic approach, we empower families to build the foundations for success.





Children, youth and
families enrolled


Years of
continuous service

Friends of The GBB

Over the past 140 years, we have seen thousands of children and youth through our door in Surry Hills. We’re connecting with our past friends, students, volunteers and staff through the Friends of The GBB program.

Friends of The GBB
Our History
Our History

In 1882, Sir James Fairfax from The Sydney Morning Herald established The Boys Brigade as a safe space off the streets for vulnerable newspaper boys. In that time, inner-city living conditions were poor and boys lacked a safe place to play. Open five nights a week, The Boys Brigade provided recreational activities, educational classes, food and shelter to any boy in need of assistance.

News & Events
Trivia Night 2023
We are excited and humbled to announce that, thanks to you, our caring supporters, the event raised a grand total of $149,461!
Newsletter February 2023
Khan wouldn’t have been able to attend camp if it weren’t for you. His story really shows how meaningful camp can be. Not only did he discover a love of helping others, but he…
Newsletter November 2022
Earlier this year, youth had the exciting opportunity to go whale watching during school holidays. No whales were found, but one youth found something even better…