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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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Modelling Respect and Equality – creating positive social change towards gender equality

We believe more needs to be done to promote positive change towards gender equality and around what it means to be a man today – and we want to support boys and men to be their best selves and live...

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Advocacy continues for people seeking asylum

The Catholic Alliance for People Seeking Asylum (CAPSA) continues to advocate for policy changes to better uphold the dignity and rights of each person seeking asylum by building on the groundswell of support from Australian Catholics; linking people together, and...

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Funding boost for Artful Dodgers Studios and Connexions

We were thrilled to secure Victorian Government funding for our Artful Dodgers Studios and Connexions programs recently. The two programs worked with close to 500 young people across 2017–18. Artful Dodgers Studios is a flexible and welcoming space where at-risk young people...

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“I’m not using drugs anymore, which is a miracle”

When Chris’* drug use spiralled out of control, he knew it was time to make some serious changes in his life. “I was sick of it. I threw my drugs out of the car and I sat there for ages wishing...

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