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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

Specialist NDIS support to ease transition from care

When Specialist Support Coordinator Cherish Clark first met 17-year-old Allie*, she was disengaged, suspicious of service providers, and unclear about what her future might involve beyond the out-of-home care she’d been living in since age 15. “It wasn’t hard to understand...

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A call for collaborative action on climate justice in Melbourne’s west

This month, Jesuit Social Services’ Centre for Just Places launched its Collaborative Action Plan, articulating a shared vision for climate justice in the west of Melbourne. The co-designed Plan is the result of a year-long project which brought together over 44...

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Former tutor supports Homework Club in new ways

Jonathan works at QMV — an advisory, consulting, and technology firm — which runs an annual trivia night to raise funds for Jesuit Social Services’ Homework Club. For 17 years, Homework Club has provided free homework help at the Flemington...

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Hammertime returns to the Hub

Hammertime – Jesuit Community College’s introduction to woodworking course – has returned to the Ecological Justice Hub after a break of several months. Trainer Anj Hansen says the course is aimed at women and welcomes trans and gender diverse people. “Hammertime...

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