Improving mental health services benefits the whole community

We must ensure mental health services give people the help they need before they reach the acute end of the criminal justice system, writes our CEO, JULIE EDWARDS. Almost one in five Australians will experience a mental illness over any 12-month...

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New photo exhibition captures Brimbank’s diversity

The Diversity Through The Lens photography project promotes cross-cultural exchange in Melbourne’s west. Jesuit Social Services’ SEZ WILKS stopped by a workshop to preview new work by Brimbank’s community photographers. [caption id="attachment_4276" align="alignnone" width="600"] Tadros and Boman, Diversity Through The Lens...

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Meet Jorge Basave, Community Development Manager at our Alice Springs office

Over 40 years, Jesuit Social Services has expanded from Melbourne into others parts of Australia. Since 2008, staff in our Northern Territory Program have worked alongside Aboriginal communities to build their capacity for self-determination. Jorge chats to SEZ WILKS about...

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Vale Professor Tony Vinson (1935–2017)

Jesuit Social Services is mourning the passing of Professor Tony Vinson. Professor Vinson was a dear friend of Jesuit Social Services and we are grateful for his generous contribution to our work over so many years. Professor Vinson was an Emeritus Professor...

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Thanksgiving celebration for 40 years of Jesuit Social Services

Jesuit Social Services kicked off its 40 year celebrations last week with an anniversary Mass at St Ignatius Church, Richmond. Around 100 people attended the Mass, including former Jesuit Provincials, Patrick O’Sullivan SJ who authorised the founding of Jesuit Social...

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