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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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Stories

Homelessness Week 2022 – stable housing helps people get their lives back on track

Around one third of people exiting prison do so into homelessness. The need for stable housing is critical in helping people to turn their lives around, become productive members of society and ultimately reach their potential. Jesuit Social Services runs a...

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Jesuit Social Services commemorates World Refugee Day and Refugee Week 2022

Jesuit Social Services staff and volunteers have gathered to acknowledge people forced to flee their homelands, and affirmed our commitment to the fair and humane treatment of all people seeking asylum, at a reflective morning tea to commemorate World Refugee...

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Mobilising climate just and resilient communities in the west

More than 30 representatives from state health, environment and utility agencies, local governments, health and community service organisations in Melbourne’s west gathered recently to identify shared priorities to mobilise climate justice, as part of a forum organised by Jesuit Social...

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Housing support helps self-belief grow

The strong links between homelessness and contact with the criminal justice system are well documented. Twenty-five per cent of people entering prison experience homelessness in the four weeks before entering prison and more than half of those who are incarcerated,...

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