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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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Supporting boys and men to be their best selves

Following the tragic murder of Courtney Herron, the words of Assistant Police Commissioner Luke Cornelius are indicative of an important shift. Commissioner Cornelius rightly stated that violence towards women “is about men’s behaviour, it’s not about women’s behaviour.” We welcome...

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New ways needed to help kids in crisis

John Adams, General Manager – Northern Territory at Jesuit Social Services, writes about the need to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 14 years. This piece was originally published in the NT News. I have worked in Child...

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Searching for solutions - New Zealand study tour

Senior leaders at Jesuit Social Services recently embarked on a study trip to New Zealand to learn more about their approaches to dealing with young people and adults who have contact with the criminal justice system. Over the past decade youth...

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Young people share their views on justice

Earlier this year, a group of young people aged 15 to 25 years, all of whom had previous contact with at least one of the youth justice, adult justice and out-of-home-care systems, shared their thoughts about supporting young people at...

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