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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.


 

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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Everywhere we look there appears to be growing concern about an ice epidemic sweeping across our nation.

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Kayla

Meet Kayla. She's a young woman who had two near death experiences before realising that she needed help. Her alcohol and drug addiction had taken over her life.

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About a month before the abseil, we usually get heaps of calls from reluctant abseilers expressing concerns about not reaching the fundraising target. First off, let us start by saying that 95% of people do get there in the end.

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David

David a young man from rural NSW, arrived at TCF with a number of challenges including a short hospitalisation for active psychosis. During his time at the Farm, he learned to manage his substance use and mental health.

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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...