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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How prison shaped Ron's justice career

Youth justice practitioner RON ZARTH shares his journey and how he came to work in Jesuit Social Services’ justice programs. This story was originally presented as a speech at our 2017 Annual Dinner. As a young boy I came from a...

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International Jesuit Prison Network connects people working with prisoners

Over Jesuit Social Services' 40 years of work, we've crossed paths with other Jesuit organisations and individuals who, like us, support people caught in the justice system. The idea to connect people working in Jesuit prison ministries and the broader...

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Jesuit Social Services collaborates with St Vincent's Health Australia

Jesuit Social Services CEO Julie Edwards is pictured here with Toby Hall, CEO of St Vincent's Health Australia, after signing an agreement between the two organisations that will see them work collaboratively to improve the health service response to those...

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Father Arturo Sosa SJ sends 40 year anniversary message to Jesuit Social Services

Father Arturo Sosa SJ, 31st General of the Society of Jesus, sent a video message to those gathered at our 2017 Annual Dinner. In his message, Fr Sosa congratulated and thanked Jesuit Social Services for 40 years of building hope in...

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On 25 March 2017, help us celebrate 40 years
You're invited to our 40th Anniversary Dinner, held in the Grand Ballroom of Sofitel Melbourne on Collins on Saturday 25 March 2017. Join us for a truly stimulating and enjoyable event, featuring guest speaker Senator Patrick Dodson and a special performance by Archie Roach.