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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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Putting passion into practice through Working for Victoria

Teyra Jasso is employed by Jesuit Social Services through the Working for Victoria initiative as a Project Officer. As part of our outreach work, Teyra’s focus has been on supporting one of our community partners, Africause, with their community engagement...

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The Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum (CAPSA) holds first webinar

2020 has been an extremely challenging year for all – but the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly felt by refugees and people seeking asylum. The Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum (CAPSA), co-chaired by Jesuit Social Services and...

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Dropping off the Edge 2021

We are pleased to announce that the next iteration of our Dropping off the Edge research into locational disadvantage across Australia will be published in 2021. This will be the fifth edition of this seminal research spanning more than 20...

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Bush garden project strengthens links with culture

A new community bush garden project in Katherine will provide opportunities for young people to work alongside Elders and strengthen links with culture. Participants in the Back on Track program–which we help deliver to young people in contact with the...

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