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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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Walking together in Willmot

Monique Perusco, Jesuit Social Services' Manager of Social and Community Services in Western Sydney, has known Makeeta since the very beginnings of the Willmot Community Hub in 2017. Makeeta initially came to the Hub because she was at a crisis...

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The power of connection at the Hub

The Willmot Community Hub draws on a place-based approach to address and remove barriers to inclusion for community members. Activities such as ‘Tuesday Breakfasts’ and the gardening group give local community members, families and children a way to participate in...

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Staff Profile – John Andrew, Principal – Ignatius Learning Centre

When John Andrew left his job teaching in a mainstream secondary school to join the team at Parkville College – which provides education to young people incarcerated in Victoria’s youth justice system – some of his colleagues “thought I was...

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Pilot program preventing homelessness after prison

One of the key challenges experienced by people exiting the prison system is a lack of safe and secure housing. Nearly half of people who exit prison in Victoria do so into homelessness, and a 2019 snapshot of participants in...

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