Justice and crime prevention
We work to improve community safety and help those leaving prison reconnect with community in a positive way through skill development and employment opportunities.
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Mental health and wellbeing
We help people with mental illness navigate complex and traumatic periods with counselling, outreach and therapeutic activities.
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Settlement and community building
We work along side remote Indigenous communities and newly arrived refugee groups to build people's participation to and increase capacity for decision making and self determination.
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Education, training and employment
We work with long-term unemployed and marginalised people to build skills, deliver recognised training and connect job seekers with real opportunities for employment.
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Artful Dodgers Studios artist receives gift of music from new fans

Support for the work of Jesuit Social Services comes in all shapes and sizes. A didgeridoo, made in Darwin 20 years ago, was recently donated to Artful Dodgers Studio participant and young indigenous performer Brent Watkins. The musical gift came from members...

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Aunty Pam Pedersen's leadership celebrated with farewell shindig

Jesuit Social Services held a farewell celebration for respected and much-loved Aboriginal Elder, Aunty Pam Pedersen, who finished working at Jesuit Social Services in June 2016. Small in stature but huge in presence, Aunt Pam personifies energy: she rises early each...

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Artful Dodgers at National Catholic Education Conference

Representatives from Jesuit Social Services have taken a leading role in activities at the recent national National Catholic Education Conference in Perth. With a conference message of 'Faith to Lead - Lead to Faith,’ the event was attended by more than...

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Reflections on leadership and collaboration

International speaker and renowned author Chris Lowney was invited by Jesuit Mission and Jesuit Social Services speak about leadership and collaboration on Friday 24 June at Jesuit Social Services central office in Richmond. Challenging those in the room to understand what...

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