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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.


 

Luke, TCF student

As always, the Triple Care Farm graduation was an incredibly moving ceremony of courage, determination and hard work. Each young graduate was honoured by one of their tutors with a beautiful acknowledgement of their strengths, to serve as a gentle reminder of how far they have come.

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Student playing guitar

‘Street life’, the feature track on the new Sounds of the Street CD, tells the life story and struggles of one of the Creative Youth Initiative students whose parents died in a car crash when he was a teenager, and his subsequent descent into drugs, crime and life on the streets.

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Justin, TCF graduate

Justin was 18 when he started drinking. He wishes he would have found Triple Care Farm sooner. Now at 24, he has just graduated from the program and is about to embark on the greatest challenge of his life -- pursuing his goals and landing his dream job.

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145 Classic

Have you indulged a bit too much over the holiday season? Do you need a good challenge to keep you focused and get you back on track? If so, then there’s still time to sign up to our cycle challenge, the 145Classic: Ride for Youth, happening March 1st.

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Rebecca, TCF student

"Triple Care Farm was an opportunity that I really didn't think was possible. I began to think about how this would benefit my life after leaving the program."

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Damon and his family

It's sad to know that many young people have lost their way and will spend Christmas alone on the streets this year, away from their families and trying to numb the pain of their loneliness.

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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...