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Our history

The Positive Lifestyle Counselling Services, previously known as the Positive Lifestyle Centre was started in 1993 by Major Ted Gray to assist people going through the court system especially those who re-offended time after time, which in turn placed them at great risk both emotionally and physically.

Realizing a great need for these people to address why they repeatedly offended the Positive Lifestyle Program was implemented. Today the Centre is a growing network linked to many other services conducted in two shop fronts opposite the Dandenong Magistrates court.

Ten employed staff and six volunteers make up the team. Students from various agencies attend for placement in Drug and Alcohol and general counselling.

The Salvation Army acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters throughout Australia. We pay our respect to Elders and acknowledge their continuing relationship to this land and the ongoing living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples across Australia.

The Salvation Army is a child safe organisation that is committed to ensuring the wellbeing of children and young people, and protecting them from harm.

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