Who are we?
Darumbal Community Youth Services Inc (DCYSI) is a not-for-profit organisation providing a broad range of youth and family services in Rockhampton and across Central Queensland. DCYSI was incorporated in 1994 under the Associations Incorporations Act (Qld) 1981 and was the first service to be funded by the government to provide Indigenous youth programs in Rockhampton in 1995. It remains a community controlled body governed by an elected Management Committee.
We proudly service Central Queensland including Rockhampton, Gracemere, Woorabinda, Mount Morgan, Yeppoon, Central Highlands.
“We will uphold the rights of young people and families.”
“Within an Indigenous environment, based on the principles of caring and sharing, we will provide services that will encourage problem solving and social inclusion; assist growth and mutual responsibility and enhance engagement with the wider community. Addressing the holistic needs of children, young people and families within a strengths-based framework.”
Cultural PRIDE, Respect, Leadership, Inspire & Empower, Community, Commitment, Creativity & Innovation, Safety, Diversity and we deliver to inspire and empower
Darumbal Community Youth Service Inc. was granted permission in 1994 by the traditional custodians of the land, the Darumbal people, the use of the Darumbal name for the service. We further recognise and respect the Darumbal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which the service operates and also respect the traditional custodians in surrounding areas where we may operate programs and services.