Our Vision, Purpose & Values


“Supported housing for Homeless Youth.

BABI is acknowledged for its excellence in providing transitional accommodation, support and integrated associated services for homeless young people in the area and their families.

BABI’s support enables homeless young people to overcome the trauma of their situation and develop confidence, skills and resilience to achieve their full potential.

BABI’s vision is underpinned by its mission statement, which provides the guiding philosophy for all of the actions contained in the business plan.

Tagline: Building safety, wellbeing, independence and participation across the community.


“To provide specialist accommodation for youth experiencing homelessness in Wynnum, Manly and the Redlands area together with wrap-around services designed to enable youth to engage effectively with their education, family, work and community”

BABI aims to provide accessible, equitable, responsive and inclusive support services to children, youth and families.


BABI works proactively assisting young people and families facing complex barriers in their lives including systemic inequities and discrimination that lead to disadvantage and marginalisation. BABI’s statement of values underpins and guides our practice; service delivery; individual and organisational behaviour.

EMPOWERMENT: We empower people to develop greater confidence, to take more control of their own lives and become stronger and more independent.

INTEGRITY: Honesty, reliability and accountability are at the core of our organisation. We stay true to our word. We encourage transparent and open communication.

INNOVATION: We are creative in our delivery of services to and in our community. We put people at the centre of their own lives and they identify, reach for and obtain their own goals and aspirations.

EXCELLENCE: People receiving our services are at the centre of all the decisions we make. We use resources in the most effective and efficient manner. We are dedicated to high standards of practice and service delivery.

COLLABORATION: We are committed to developing and maintaining strong partnerships for the ongoing benefit of our service users and the wider community. We only partner with professional and respected government and non-government organisations who share similar values to ourselves.


  1. Well-resourced for a strong and sustainable future
  2. Well-defined identity and image strongly presented in the community and sector
  3. Organisational structure and systems which are responsive
  4. Well-designed programs focussed on client outcomes
  5. Strong mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders
  6. An employer and provider of choice