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We help vulnerable young people in crisis whose addiction is hiding bigger social issues such as mental illness, homelessness, childhood trauma and unemployment. Our programs work. Six months after completion, there are zero lives lost and 83% 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


November 17, 2022

Youth Network – An Aftercare Expansion

Sir David Martin Foundation today announced the creation of a National Youth Network of Aftercare workers, to help break the cycle of addiction and connect more young people with community,…
November 17, 2022

2021 – 2022 Annual Report now online

Sir David Martin Foundation’s 2021-22 Annual Report is now available online. The report details the impact of our Foundation’s support for young people in crisis, as the major funder of Mission Australia’s Triple…
June 23, 2022

Expanded Youth Advisory Group amplifies vibrant youth voices

Sir David Martin Foundation today announced an expansion of its Youth Advisory Group (YAG), bringing together youth advocates from across Australia to contribute to discussions around youth health and wellbeing.…

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Our Impact

Zero lives lost six months after completing the program
reduction in chronic drug use
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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Sir David Martin Foundation acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands on which we live and work, and we pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise the importance of the young people who are the future leaders.