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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

Transitional support and housing pilot creating hope for the future

Making a fresh start upon release from prison can be challenging. For many, finding stable housing can be one of the hardest aspects of this transition. The lack of affordable housing options can lead to people ending up in short...

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Overwhelming response helps to keep The Store open

The Ignite Food Store (The Store) in Mount Druitt is a vital community service. The Store provides low-cost, fresh and healthy food for Mount Druitt residents, who live in one of the most disadvantaged communities in New South Wales. When COVID-19...

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Artful Dodgers Studios participant making her dreams a reality

Gifted young artist Nyssa Levings is the latest former Artful Dodger’s participant to go on and achieve great things. Recently Nyssa, now a second year student at the Victorian College of the Art’s Sculpture and Spatial Studies Faculty, was awarded the...

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An Essential Lifeline in Melbourne

Jesuit Social Services’ Ecological Justice Hub, located in Brunswick, has continued responding to the needs of the local community through its Meal Drop Program. With the extension of COVID-19 restrictions, the Hub has met an increased call for assistance by...

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