Tenacious House

21 May 2019

Tenacious man granted a brighter future
21 May 2019

• Lotterywest granted $35,181.00 to support the work of Tenacious House
• Tenacious House helps men overcome addiction, anxiety and depression, as well as giving them tools to be contributing members of our community
The house offers participants like Luke Bos, a base from which to go to work or study and develop a sense of belonging.

$5,000 of the $35,181.00 grant paid for furnishing the home. The bulk of the grant will be used to develop a strategic plan for Tenacious House in order to improve its services.

Tenacious House is a not-for-profit organisation that runs an evidence-based, community-focused program.

The program includes health education, exercise, work, counselling, and equine therapy.

Men are equipped with essential life skills such as anger management, goal setting, personal financial management, effective communication, and the development of positive self-esteem.

Comments attributed to program participant, Luke Bos:
“Tenacious House has been life changing for me. If it wasn’t for their program I’d be at best in jail or else dead.”

Comments attributed to Emily Hamilton:
“It gives me great pleasure to present this LotteryWest Grant to Tenacious House, which is empowering men to take control of their lives.

”Lotterywest supports a wide range of initiatives which help build a better Western Australia.”

Media contact: Emily Hamilton 9300 3990
Left to right: Amy Leeder – Program Development/Counsellor; Mark Brown – Operations Coordinator; Luke Bos – successful program participant; Emily Hamilton MLA; Spencer Nicholls – Operations Manager.

An ordinary, well-kept house in a quiet street was the setting for Local Member of Parliament, Emily Hamilton MLA, to present a Lotterywest Grant to Tenacious House, an organisation that helps men overcome life-controlling issues.