We are a live in programme that works with male youth offenders. We aim to create better outcomes for their future. We believe in the you
START- a 20 week programme, youths spend 4 weeks in a bush setting, de-toxing, learning survival skills, learning to trust. Activities include canoeing, tramping, abseiling, water sports. Residence - Education, work ethic, life skills, household chores, work experience & counselling. Transition - Continued support ensuring, they have a safe living environment, ensuring court orders & bail conditions are met.
Assisted 145 Youths. Current statistics 2008 - 2010 62% gained next level in drivers licence, 90% increased level of education, 90% taken part in work experience, 55% gained paid employment, 61 % remained crime free. More importantly is the obvious self belief in the Young Person.
A big thank you to those who have made donations. Your supportive words uplifts and inspires our team with the challenges they face.
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