Home E Blog E PeopleKind in Cahoots to Build Shared Capacity

PeopleKind in Cahoots to Build Shared Capacity

May 28, 2024

Western Australian human services organisation PeopleKind Group is joining forces with Cahoots. 

Under the arrangement Cahoots will become a separate entity within the PeopleKind structure, retaining its own brand, culture, and executive leadership and staff. 

PeopleKind Group already has a diverse portfolio as a parent company to Nulsen Disability Services, allied health provider Superyou, housing provider Nesti, justice support service Outcare, NDIS plan coordinator Pillar, Melior focussing on behavioural support and Liift training.  

Cahoots, the trading name for Kids Camps Inc, has built a powerful reputation since its establishment in 1981 through providing camps and inclusive community programs for young West Australians living with disability.   

PeopleKind Group Chief Executive Gordon Trewern said the arrangement was a win / win for both organisations by further diversifying the PeopleKind offering, while enabling and enhancing the opportunity for Cahoots to grow. 


“Through its decades providing supportive and fun camps for Western Australian children and youth, Cahoots is well known and well respected. The organisation is a good fit with our own established services such as Nulsen and Outcare which are established leaders in the areas which they operate,” Mr Trewern said. 

“The Cahoots Board have recognised that our scale, combined with our values and track record, has the clear potential to provide Cahoots the organisational support to grow while remaining authentic to the vision that underpinned its creation,” Mr Trewern said. 

Cahoots Chief Executive Officer David Armstrong said that joining PeopleKind is the result of looking at where we are now and the best way for us to grow to support our families and staff. 

“PeopleKind Group was the best fit, “ Mr Armstrong added. 

Cahoots’ transition into PeopleKind Group will take place from 1 July 2024.  

Related News

Championing Arts Therapies

CHAMPS programs at Cahoots Whether its painting, drawing, or moulding something with your hands, art is an incredible form of therapy, relaxation and mindfulness.  That’s why, at Cahoots, we offer CHAMPS to WA kids and families looking for an alternative or addition...

Cahoots Trailblazers

Hiking for All Abilities Cahoots is making tracks in local Perth schools with our new all abilities hiking project, Cahoots Trailblazers. The all abilities hiking project, funded by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries – Hiking...

Take The Plunge (Literally)

Fundraise and abseil for WA kids living with a disability. When it comes to fundraising, we take the full plunge at Cahoots – literally!    For several years now, Cahoots has been a beneficiary charity in the Central Park Plunge, and we’re doing it again in 2024!  ...

Touching the Sky for Cahoots

Watch Karen Jump Out of a Perfectly Good Plane for a Cause! One of Cahoots’ long-time legends, Karen McDonough is challenging herself for another year in a row, all in the name of fundraising. After completing the Central Park Plunge for three consecutive years, Karen...

Cahoots On the Run

Join us at the Joondalup Running Festival for another year. Get your joggers ready ‘cos Cahoots are back at the Joondalup Running Festival for another year in a row! Coming Sunday, May 26 join us in tackling a half marathon, 10km run or 5km run. While *technically*...

Explore New Heights this School Holidays

  Explore New Heights this School Holidays   Find yourself at The Climb Zone! As the April school holidays approach, families and adventure seekers are eagerly looking for exciting opportunities to fill their days and delve into thrilling experiences. Lucky...

Building Gingerbread for a Cause

Tick off your Christmas shopping early with a Gingerbread House Kit from Cahoots! Buy a Gingerbread Kit today! If you're currently on the hunt for some unique Christmas presents but also want to do your bit for a WA charity, you're in luck!Get ahead of your Christmas...

Fundraising on The Green

Charity Golf Day making a difference for Cahoots Book your team of four today! Whether you’re an expert golfer or just a good sport, we have an excellent excuse to get you back on the green. For another year in a row, Cahoots is hosting a Charity Golf Day at the...

Taking The Plunge for Children With All Abilities

Abseil for Cahoots When it comes to fundraising, we take the full plunge at Cahoots – literally!   For several years now, Cahoots has been a beneficiary charity in the Central Park Plunge, and we’re doing it again in 2023! Not sure what the Plunge is? Well, it’s...

Empowering Outdoor Adventures: DLGSC and Cahoots Team Up for Inclusivity

In an exciting partnership, the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) joined forces with Cahoots to create an exceptional outdoor adventure program catered to school-aged children living with disabilities. With the experienced team from...

Help us, help others

No matter how small, your contribution goes towards helping Cahoots lower the costs for families using our services. Whilst we are NDIS funded, there is often a shortfall between the funding and the cost of our activities, so your donations mean families can still send their loved ones to our camps and programs.

For many, Cahoots is a life changing experience for both the participants who grow, learn and enjoy themselves, but it also provides respite to parents and families from the demands of full time care. Anything you can spare is greatly appreciated.