The Reclink Australia ActiVIC program is an innovative social inclusion program, that uses sport and recreation to engage people at risk of homelessness, engagement with the criminal justice system, alcohol and drug addiction, domestic violence, long-term unemployment, mental health illness. This includes disengaged youth from communities from various backgrounds including; Horn of Africa, Pasifika, and indigenous communities across 11 locations in Victoria.

Locations include:

City of Yarra

City of Melton

City of Wyndham

City of Brimbank

City of Casey

City of Greater Dandenong

City of Moonee Valley (Flemington)

City of Melbourne (CBD, Carlton and North Melbourne)

City of Hume (Broadmeadows)

City of Banyule (West Heidelberg)

City of Frankston

The ActiVIC program annually engages over 3,000 Victorians experiencing disadvantage, with recent research from La Trobe University on our structured programs showing that participants show reduced rates of drug and alcohol abuse, improved mental health outcomes, and improved employment outcomes.

Reclink Australia acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government through the Community Support Fund.

ActiVIC is delivered in partnership with our community support agencies, primary health providers, police and correctional services, sporting clubs, schools, and state sporting associations.

Contact Bill Mallinson on [email protected] for more information.

Community Support Fund link