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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Vale Professor Tony Vinson (1935–2017)

Jesuit Social Services is mourning the passing of Professor Tony Vinson. Professor Vinson was a dear friend of Jesuit Social Services and we are grateful for his generous contribution to our work over so many years. Professor Vinson was an Emeritus Professor...

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Thanksgiving celebration for 40 years of Jesuit Social Services

Jesuit Social Services kicked off its 40 year celebrations last week with an anniversary Mass at St Ignatius Church, Richmond. Around 100 people attended the Mass, including former Jesuit Provincials, Patrick O’Sullivan SJ who authorised the founding of Jesuit Social...

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Talking to all kinds of people: Martin is a counsellor with Support After Suicide

When Martin Ryan was given a social work placement at Jesuit Social Services in 1978, he never imagined he’d be back in 2009. Now a counsellor with our Support After Suicide program, Martin chats to SEZ WILKS about a career...

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Statement regarding Bourke Street tragedy

All of us at Jesuit Social Services share the grief of the people whose relatives and friends died and were injured in the terrible incident in Bourke Street, Melbourne on Friday, January 20. We also offer our sympathy to all...

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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.