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Sammy D Foundation programs offer advice and support to people of all ages, equipping them with the knowledge needed to keep safe while still enjoying their life journey.

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Impact presentations and workshops educate young people about the consequences of violence, as well as the need to make safe choices when in private and public spaces. Adapted to suit the age of the audience, workshop options include bullying prevention, violence prevention, leadership and parental rode modelling.

84% of participants indicated Impact messages stopped them from becoming involved when faced with violence

Party Wise
A harm minimisation approach to alcohol and drug education is the key to providing strategies on keeping celebrations safe, full of happy memories and not tragedy.  Risks, responsibilities, legalities and what to do in emergency situations are all explored. Delivered in schools, communtity organisations and sporting clubs, Party Wise is endorsed by SA Ambulance Service.

97% of participants felt better equipped to hold a safer party after attending a Party Wise forum

Vulnerable, disadvantaged, disengaged and socially excluded young people are mentored by highly trained and motivated role models in either a group or one to one relationship. The mentor shares life experiences, skills and knowledge as well as assisting the young person to set and reach their goals. The program is designed to be delivered so that young people most in need can access support via Community Engagement Program, Education Engagement Mentoring, Critical Transition Program and Youth Justice Mentoring.

75% of young repeat offenders do not offend while in our mentoring program


The Sammy D Foundation endorses the Charter of Child Rights and ensures that all staff, contractors and volunteers uphold the rights of children in all programs.


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