THE ISSUE

Abuse, neglect, poverty, addiction, mental health and teen pregnancy all have a devastating impact on vulnerable teenage girls. Those who suffer these childhood traumas are at risk of deeply entrenched inter-generational social issues on the learning, social skill development and inability of many of Australia’s teenage girls to reach their full potential.

These are the actual statistics of the girls who participated in the 2016 program, highlighting the need for the SISTER2sister program.

87%

87% of participants have previously experienced sexual, physical or emotional abuse or neglect, with basic needs not met

59%

59% do not feel safe in their own home

68%

68% of Little Sisters have attempted suicide or made plans to end their own life

88%

88% come from broken families or live in full-time care

OUR CORE MISSION

TO GROW AUSTRALIA’S MOST MARGINALISED GIRLS INTO STRONG, INDEPENDENT WOMEN CAPABLE OF TAKING THEIR PLACE IN THE WORLD.

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Our Program

The only program of its kind in Australia which provides an integrated, holistic, trauma-informed mentoring and education framework, inclusive of ongoing support to the Little Sisters beyond the structured program itself.

Big Sister Stories

Find out how each of our big sisters continue to help their little sisters to fly

Our Sister Stories

ROBYN & ADRIANA

KAMILA & YATIMA

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