The Symbols of Hope model works to empower a wide range of people who have fallen through the gaps in society. This may not always be limited to people in crisis situations, moreover a much broader view people facing challenges that are almost impossible for them to overcome themselves.

At its heart however it is an agnostic empowerment program, designed to meet people where they are and help them to reach their potential.  It is open to people from all backgrounds, looking to improve their lives and build a pathways and their own personal dreams.


Since 2015, the Pure group of social enterprises has worked with:

  • Refugees and asylum seekers

  • Women and families escaping domestic violence

  • At-risk youth

  • Young people living with a mental illness

  • Young indigenous people

  • Young people living with a disability

  • Older Australians of any background


The Symbols of Hope programs operate across a wide range of industries including hospitality venues, commercial food production, construction and carpentry. With new projects in mechanics and EV conversion on the horizon too. Sites are currently located around Sydney.