The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and by doing so equips them to participate more meaningfully in society.
Clontarf is a wide-ranging initiative which works in partnership with Hastings Secondary College Campuses and focuses on encouraging behavioural change, developing positive attitudes and assisting students in completing school and securing employment.
Using supportive relationships, a welcoming environment and a diverse range of activities, the young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men in our programme develop improved self-esteem and confidence which assists them to participate in education, employment and society in a positive way.
Our approach has proven to be very successful, not only in attracting young men to school and keeping them there, but also in having them embrace more disciplined, purposeful and healthy lifestyles.
The calibre of people that Clontarf employs is paramount to our success. They are hardworking, passionate and completely dedicated to helping the young men in our programme to achieve their full potential. Our academies are staffed with full-time mentors who possess a wealth of life experience and come from diverse backgrounds.