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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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Stories

Braided Season 2: A Little Life Under Lockdown

On Wednesday 5 August, our Artful Dodgers Studios launched season two of its Braided podcast. Braided threads together the intimate, challenging, and triumphant stories of a group of young people from diverse cultural backgrounds who are living with difficult life circumstances,...

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Finding a Place in Australia

When Aman Genna came to Australia in 2013, he did so with the hope of finding “a better life.” As degree qualified engineering surveyor with six years experience in road construction, road management and project management in Ethiopia, he was...

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Diversity recruitment program proving successful

The impact of COVID-19 can be felt across all of Jesuit Social Services’ programs, including the Victoria Police Diversity Recruitment Program. The program, established in 2018, seeks to reflect the cultural diversity of the Victorian community as its workforce undergoes significant...

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Ecological Justice Hub food relief program

Jesuit Social Services’ Ecological Justice Hub, based in Brunswick, is a permaculture garden dedicated to both social and environmental justice. The Hub is recognised locally by businesses, charities and churches as a thought and change leader in addressing disadvantage in...

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