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Prisoner and Aftercare Support Services – PASS

Contact: David Gillies – Director  (02) 9651 2599  email David Prisoner and Aftercare Support Services (PASS) is a Christian reintegration and aftercare program for prisoners returning to the community. The program provides a holistic 6–12 month residential post-release phase (PASS) … Continue reading

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FIVE8 Information & Basic Training Day

Five8 (which means ‘my mate’ in rhyming prison slang) is a new initiative which builds small pro-social communities of support and accountability for prisoners assisting their transition into the community and reducing reoffending. Five8 advocates a whole-of-community response to the … Continue reading

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Post Release Support Program Initiative Targeting Juvenile Offenders

A Post Release Support Program initiative introduced by Mission Australia aims to assist juvenile offenders to overcome offending behaviour and reintegrate into their community. Continue reading

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Physical and Mental Well Being

Lifeline (phone 13 11 14) connects people with care by providing services in Suicide Prevention, Crisis Support and Mental Health Support. Talk to someone today if you feel you aren’t coping and reach out to others if you can provide … Continue reading

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Employment

Centrelink Employment Pathway Plan offers help and method for people wanting to make a new start. An Employment Pathway Plan explains what you need to do to get a job or improve your employment prospects and what assistance you will … Continue reading

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Food

The Healthy Living Pyramid encourages variety, minimum fat, adequate fibre, limited salt and adequate water to be balanced with physical activity. Read more Baptist Community Services – Food For Life provides vulnerable people experiencing disadvantage with access to nutritional food. … Continue reading

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Community Restorative Centre NSW

Contact: Wayne Watson – Deputy CEO  (02) 9288 8700 wayne@crcnsw.org.au CRC is a NSW community organisation dedicated to supporting people affected by the criminal justice system, particularly prisoners, ex-prisoners, and their families and friends. CRC staff offer personal and practical … Continue reading

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Hillsong CityCare

Contact: Alosio Waininau (02) 9679 7900 alosio.waininau@hillsong.com Hillsong CityCare is the community arm of Hillsong Church in Sydney. They are passionate about seeing people equipped to live in freedom in every area of life. Hillsong CityCare provides chaplains, mentors and … Continue reading

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Samaritans Foundation

Contact: Lynne Graham 02 4960 7100 lynnegraham@samaritans.org.au Samaritans is one of Australia’s largest regional welfare organisations. It provides a range of services for children, youth, families and those with disabilities.  Samaritans provides food and utility vouchers, clothing and referrals but … Continue reading

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Mission Australia

Contact: Rev. Robert Paino – NSW Chaplain  0418 420 834 PainoR@missionaustralia.com.au Mission Australia Community Services walk alongside people in need, to help them find: Pathways to strong families and healthy, happy children They help by: * Working in disadvantaged communities with … Continue reading

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