Dale Lynch spent many years with a foster family after placements at St Joseph’s and Castledare. He is of Aboriginal descent although he was unaware of this until meeting his biological family in his early twenties. Dale first came to 24 High Street in 2008 and has retained an ongoing connection since that time. Dale is a former Peer Support Volunteer and Inspirational Speaker with the Heal for Life Foundation. He also contributes to public awareness raising activities with Tuart Place, speaking powerfully in media interviews during the WA Records Summit in 2017 and at a Make Redress Right campaign briefing at Parliament House in 2018. In 2019, Dale travelled to England to present HfL training modules at Whitemoor maximum security prison.