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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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#WorthASecondChance campaign comes to Ballarat

Jesuit Social Services' #WorthASecondChance campaign went regional recently with a special Ballarat film screening, panel discussion and performance by Just Voices participant DJ Caution. The well-attended event was organized by Pearl Goodwin-Burns, Youth Advisory Board Facilitator & Project Officer with the...

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Victoria Police Diversity Recruitment Program graduation

Participants from the Victoria Police Diversity Recruitment Program recently graduated from a 15-week course in Policing Recruitment. The program, which is delivered by Victoria Police in partnership with the African Australian Multicultural Employment and Youth Services (AAMEYS), Jesuit Social Services, Victoria...

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Tiny Homes (for the big picture)

Identifying ecologically just solutions to social issues is a labour of love for the Brunswick Ecological Justice Hub, writes Jesuit Social Services' Strategy and Projects Leader MAY LAM. It’s 6.30am on a dark Sunday morning on the last day of March. Stuart...

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A life-changing foot in the door for Sulmaz

Like many others who come to Australia, Sulmaz arrived in search of new opportunities and professional growth. Sulmaz settled here in 2017. Having worked as a chemical engineer for four years in Iran, she was full of optimism about her new...

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