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TCF-students-2 thumb2Check out Sir David Martin Foundation's latest news and read some of the stories of the young people you've supported.


 


SDMF currently supports over 200 young people each year, thanks to you. We are a Charitable Trust with DGR and Charity Tax Concession status. Mission Australia is the Foundation’s Trustee and partner.

 

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Christmas can be a sad and painful time of year for many people. Thanks to your support, families have the opportunity to mend and join in the celebration. 

 

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What impact did your support have on young people at Triple Care Farm in 2016?

 

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ICAP Charity Day

Sasha's letter of thanks: It has been five months since my sister has been home from Triple Care Farm. All I can say is thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you! 

 

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My name is Meth

Methamphetamine “ice” continues to be the primary drug of concern young people are seeking treatment for at Triple Care Farm. Below is a poem written by a young lady who struggled with ice use. You may have seen this poem on social media, it is a powerful description of this toxic drug.

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Helping Megan

Years of bullying had worn Megan down. Once a happy and hopeful girl, she retreated into a dark lonely depression. Then.... she tried ice.  

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News Archive

One in 3 homeless young people say they are homeless because they are unable to afford housing costs or find work...

Homeless youth are much more likely to have alcohol and drug problems, mental illness and trouble with the law...

33% of youth aged 16 and 17 years have tried at least one type of illegal substance including; cannabis, hallucinogens, amphetamines, ecstasy, opiates or cocaine...

Over 100,000 Australians are homeless on any given night, of which at least 44,000 are aged 12 to 25...