Vision, Mission & Purpose

Better futures for individuals, families and communities.

Providing hope, opportunity and support for people to reach their potential.


Because people matter.             


Welcome to Holyoake, a non-profit organisation that also operates social enterprises. Established in 1975, we continue to make a positive difference with a holistic, non-judgemental approach in a safe and caring environment. 

We offer a wide range of evidence-based programs to enable lasting change for individuals, families and communities.

Learn more about the Holyoake Approach

We are funded by federal and state governments as well as through social enterprises, sponsorships, donations and bequests.


  • Holyoake was founded in 1975 by John Keating and Anita Day.

  • The name ‘Holyoake’ was derived from the site of an old settlement in Dwellingup, Western Australia.

  • We are not affiliated to any religious, political or commercial organisation.

  • Holyoake does not discriminate according to gender, age, race, language, religion or sexual orientation.

  • We offer a range of counselling programs to help people who are affected directly or indirectly by alcohol, drugs or related issues.

  • Our offices are in Western Australia, but we operate globally through our DRUMBEAT social enterprise.

  • We offer a range of corporate programs through our Wellbeing@Work social enterprise.

  • We work in close consultation with the community, government and other agencies to deliver holistic solutions.

Click here to learn more about our programs.



  • AIM Pinnacle Awards 2019 – Innovation Excellence Finalist

  • Belmont Small Business Innovation Award 2019 Finalist: My Wellbeing Mate App

  • IPAA Innovation in the NFP Sector 2018: My Wellbeing Mate App

  • WA AOD Excellence Awards 2018 – Effective Prevention: WCADS AOD Prevention Team

  • WA AOD Excellence Awards 2018 – Capacity Building Finalist: WCADS & KEEDAC Partnership

  • IPAA NFP Leader of the Year 2017: Angie Paskevicius

  • Telstra Businesswoman of the Year Award 2015: Angie Paskevicius

  • Community Service Excellence Awards 2014 Finalist: Raising awareness of community services

  • ICCWA Awards 2014 Finalist: Community Achievement


  • WA Constable Care Child Safety Awards 2013: Overall Award of the Year

  • WA Constable Care Child Safety Awards 2013: Child Safety Education & Care

  • WACOSS Excellence in Community Services Award 2010

  • National Drug and Alcohol Awards 2009 Finalist


  • NFP National Technology Awards 2017: Innovator of the Year

  • WA Screen Awards 2015: Best Video Game


  • Injury Control Council WA Awards 2014 Finalist