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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

Finding a space to be myself

Our Artful Dodgers Studios offers a space where young people can explore their creativity, find community, and have some respite from challenges they are sometimes confronting. These can include mental illness and social isolation. For some of our participants, coming into...

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Maintaining Connexions through COVID-19

Nick Pace has been working with Tyler for nearly all of the three years he has been a practitioner with Connexions. During this time, he’s found how one of his personal values–transparency–is shared within the program. Nick also appreciates how Connexions...

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Artful Dodgers Studios keeping creative spaces alive

Jesuit Social Services’ Artful Dodgers Studios in Collingwood is one of Victoria's longest-running community spaces for marginalised young people often experiencing multiple and complex challenges in their lives. The Studios invite young people to explore music and art in a safe,...

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Maggie Miles joins Just Voices

Award winning filmmaker Maggie Miles is the latest recruit to the ‘Just Voices’ speakers program run by Jesuit Social Services. Maggie will talk about her film ‘Guilty,’ which highlights the final 72-hours in the life of Myuran Sukumaran, the 'Bali Nine'...

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