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#JusticeSolutions - New Zealand tour

In 2019, senior leaders from Jesuit Social Services embarked on a study trip to New Zealand to learn more about innovative approaches to dealing with adults and young people who have contact with the criminal justice system. This #JusticeSolutions tour followed...

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Dropping off the Edge 2021 highlights entrenched disadvantage across Australia

Jesuit Social Services has conducted research into place-based disadvantage for more than 20 years, beginning with the ground-breaking Unequal in Life report in 1999. We are pleased to announce that on 18 November we launched Dropping off the Edge 2021, the...

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A warm welcome for refugee families in Melbourne

As hundreds of Afghan families fled Kabul in August and September, community members in Melbourne were waiting with open arms. Nasser Yawari is an Afghan-Australian who works on Jesuit Social Services’ Jobs Advocates Program. As a trusted and connected member of...

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Support After Suicide helps Emma navigate parenting while grieving

When Emma walked out of her first counselling session with Support After Suicide counsellor Greg, it felt “like a weight had been lifted off my shoulders”. “I was really nervous before the first session because I’d never used a psychologist or...

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Finding focus outside during Melbourne’s lockdowns

COVID-19 forced many of our programs into remote or outdoor delivery. For Connexions, which supports young people with concurrent mental health and substance misuse problems, the time spent outside wasn’t just a way to get by – it allowed us...

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