• Harlie’s Testimony

    Mar 11, 16 • NewsRead More »
    Harlie’s Testimony

    I am Harlie, I am 27 and from Warragul. I am just finishing up here at Foundation 61 and moving to the transition house after being here for 7 months and would like to share a bit of my story. How I got here, my experience here and my plans for my life when I leave. I started using drugs shortly after my parents broke up when I was 8 and managed to keep it from them until I was 15 when my father caught me using. I told him how long I was already using for, he just blamed himself and accepted it as the years went on...

  • Rob’s Rebuilding Broken Lives

    Jun 27, 15 • NewsRead More »
    Rob’s Rebuilding Broken Lives

    ROB Lytzki knows a bad road when he sees it — he spent three decades travelling one. The founder and director of not-for-profit residential drug rehab centre Foundation 61, at Mt Duneed, Rob makes a point of sharing his life experiences in a bid to help others. "I spent 30 years pissed and stoned, never facing myself and watching people die, get raped and go to jail," he said. "At the end of my road, when I couldn't take any more and suicide seemed like the only option, I found a way out and that way was to talk to someone who cared and listened...

  • Lee’s Testimony

    Apr 24, 13 • NewsRead More »
    Lee’s Testimony

    The following is just one of dozens of testimonies of how the Foundation 61 Residential Rehabilitation and Training Program makes a difference in lives: "My name is Lee, 41 years old. I grew up in Springvale South. I started experimenting with drugs at the age of 13, namely alcohol and marijuana. By the age of 15 I was experimenting with speed and heroin. By the age of 21 I had become an addict and was admitted to Dandenong psych ward on my 21st birthday. . ."...

  • Exciting News

    Feb 19, 13 • NewsRead More »

    An exciting week for Foundation 61 - we started training the guys in the house in Certificate 1 in Work Education!...