Fairbridge Western Australia Inc – About Us
Fairbridge is a major youth charity in Western Australia, focusing on disadvantaged and youth at risk. Our primary goal is to provide educational and learning opportunities to a range of students and young people to re-engage them in lifelong learning for the achievement of employment outcomes, and engaging them with their local communities.
Fairbridge work to the philosophy of its founder, Kingsley Fairbridge, who saw a dream in creating a nurturing and positive environment for young people to grow, by establishing the historical nationally-listed town site Fairbridge Village in 1912.
Fairbridge helps and empowers young people reach their full potential and bring about long term positive sustainable change in both their lives and their families. Fairbridge use a holistic approach to working with young people and their families, with services provided ranging from an independent school, registered training organisation, traineeships and mentoring including life skills.
To support our work with young people, Fairbridge provide camp experiences including accommodation, catering and activities to schools and community groups through tailored adventure camps. Camp experiences develop social skills, including building confidence and provide opportunities for team building.
Facilities and Services include:
- Independent School
- Accredited training courses
- Camp and cottage accommodation, for small and large groups throughout WA
- Outdoor Adventure activities, including team-building
- Weddings and special occasions
- Corporate conferences, functions and events
- Historical tours and day trips
- Regional events and festivals