Safety, hope & opportunity

for young people in crisis

 

Celebrating 30 years of support

Our family foundation has been helping young people since 1990

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We help vulnerable young people whose addiction is hiding bigger social issues such as mental health issues and unemployment. Our programs work. Six months after completion, there are zero suicide attempts and 80% engaged in education and employment.

Safety, hope and opportunity for all vulnerable young Australians

Sir David Martin Foundation is a 30-year old family foundation, helping young people in crisis.
The Foundation is the major funder of Mission Australia's Triple Care Farm, a unique, holistic treatment centre, which each year gives over 200 vulnerable young Australians, aged 16-24, a safe place to get well and prepare for new opportunities. Through philanthropy, we enable best practice models of treatment for youth drug and alcohol addiction.

Celebrating over 30 years of support

News

rethink addiction News
April 5, 2021

It’s time to Rethink Addiction

Addiction is one of Australia’s most misunderstood health conditions. Sir David Martin Foundation is proud to be affiliated with the Rethink Addiction campaign as a partner organisation to help change…
Elli Youth Ambassador News
March 11, 2021

Congratulations to Youth Ambassador Elli

We are delighted to announce that our Foundation's Youth Ambassador, Elli Reinhard is a finalist in this year's 7NEWS Young Achiever Awards - NSW/ACT. As a graduate of Mission Australia’s…
summer impact News
February 22, 2021

Impact Summer edition out now

The start of a new year always brings sensations of opportunity and hope - themes that are reflected in Sir David Martin Foundation's summer edition of Impact. Our family foundation's ability…

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suicide attempts six months after completing the program
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reduction in chronic drug use
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of young people in stable housing six months after completing the program

Learn about the life-changing outcomes of the Triple Care Farm program for young people.

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