Our Story

Deception Bay Community Youth Programs Assn Inc (DBCYP) is a not-for-profit community organisation that provides whole of life support for young people, children and their families in Deception Bay.  As a community based organisation with a rich 25 year service history, we have a rich connection to the Deception Bay community and a strong locality focus on improving social outcomes for this area. Our programs and activities focus on improving the situations for people in Deception Bay by;

  • Addressing complex needs associated with social disadvantage,
  • Improving education and employment outcomes, and
  • Improving people’s quality of life.

DBCYP is committed to continuing to deliver a service that is relevant, appropriate, and of high quality to our community, and to creating an enterprising organisation that is driven by innovation, and that is financially sustainable.

DBCYP provides one-on-one support and collective responses through a variety of creative, educational and recreational initiatives, through 4 primary program streams,

  • Youth Services
  • DBay Families
  • Local Pathways to Work Employability Program
  • Engage & Educate Online Learning Platform

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Youth Services

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DBCYP is proud to be a COVID safe organisation

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Our Programs

Our Services

Youth Services

Working with young people since 1994.

We connect with young people through our Youth Access Moreton Bay Initiative (YAMBI) and Youth Activities.

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Local Pathways to Work is Deception Bay Community Youth Programs – Employability program.

Our Local Pathways to Work program offers various courses and traineeship opportunities at no-cost throughout the year.

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Children and Families

Deception Bay Community Youth Programs delivers a range of playgroups, activities and events through our DBay Families program for families with children 0 -12 in Deception Bay.

DBCYP hopes to see families enjoy their children, love them and gain any supports needed along the way. DBay Families is committed to seeing that Deception Bay is a community where children are loved, nurtured and valued.

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Cafe and Catering

Deception Bay Community Youth Programs is proud to present our social enterprise and community training project – Bean Seen Coffee. rn

Introducing our Bean Seen Cafe and Catering enterprise alongside our pop-up Bean Seen Coffee Cart.

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Latest News

COVID Response

DBCYP Service Delivery changes in response to the Queensland Government regulations.

Places to call if you need help  Lifelife: 13 11 14 Kids Helpline: 1800 55 1800 1800Respect: 1800 737 732 Headspace: 1800 650 890 Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636 Debt Helpline: 1800 007 007

By admin On Date August 28, 2021

Youth Week 2021

Our 2021 Youth Week – celebrating the contributions of young people to the Deception Bay community.

Images of our Busi Events ladies and Youth Services team at the Movie in the Park event from the 2021 Youth Week celebrations.

By admin On Date May 4, 2021
Young happy boy in a green buzz light year shirt
Large camp group admiring the sunset

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