On November 20, 2017 – 16 young men from Melbourne’s western suburbs are teaming with members of Victoria Police to tackle the Kokoda Track. A partnership between The Les Twentyman Foundation and VicPol has developed a proactive program around building … Read More >
The Les Twentyman Foundation
Believes - positive intervention equals positive outcomes for our at-risk youth
Founded by Les Twentyman OAM, the Les Twentyman Foundation (formerly the 20th Man Fund) provides crucial support services for young people and their families. The Les Twentyman Foundation programs and services cover education-support, sports and recreation, counselling, personal development, life–experiences and employment pathways.
Young people in Victoria are facing increasing hardship that ultimately leads to behavioral problems. The pressure placed on a young person living in a low socio-economic area is not well understood by the general population. This pressure leads to the young person disconnecting from society in general, sinking into extreme levels of low self-esteem and self-worth and engaging in high-risk activity.
The Les Twentyman Foundation aims to reconnect them with their families and communities enabling them to reach their full potential and make a positive contribution to society.
It is with great sadness we inform you that the ‘Back-to-Schoool’ Program providing disadvantaged Victorian schoolchildren with educational support was completely destroyed in a fire at Little Saigon Market on 13th December. This devastating event has now directly impacted up … Read More >
VFL/AFL Player of the Century, Leigh Matthews AM, accepted his Ambassadors role at the recent Les Twentyman Foundation launch. We are all extremely proud to have Leigh support the work of the Foundation. Thank you Leigh!
The Les Twentyman Foundation would like to thank Catherine and the wonderful team at Beauty on Rose, Essendon, for participating in our “Employment Pathway” program. Visit www.beautyonrose.com.au and check out this great company.