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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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THROUGHCARE – Models of Transition Project

The Models of Transition Report provides as analysis of three ACT initiatives working with people with multiple and complex needs who are transitioning from intensive support systems to successful integration into the community. Continue reading

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Throughcare Alive and Well in the US – a new program grant

The Fresh Start Re-entry program grant will provide services to men and women incarcerated at the Newport News, Hampton and Virginia Peninsula Regional correctional facilities 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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The post-release experience of prisoners in Queensland

In recognition of the need for an improved understanding of the experiences of prisoners in Australia after they are released, this project had three main goals. The full report is available as a downloadable pdf Continue reading

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INTERVENTIONS FOR PRISONERS RETURNING TO THE COMMUNITY

The Australian Government Attorney-General’s Community Safety and Justice Branch tasked the Australian Institute of Criminology to assess the current state of interventions for prisoners returning to the community. A comprehensive two part report is the outcome. 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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National

Bridging The Gap: Final Evaluation Report Bridging the Gap began as a pilot program in 2001 to address the lack of support and the high rates of reoffending and drug-related death among released prisoners in Victoria. The program was an … Continue reading

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Self Help

Men’s Shed Association. The modern Men’s Shed is an updated version of the shed in the backyard that has long been a part of Australian culture. Men’s Sheds are springing up all around Australia. Good health is based on many … Continue reading

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Addictions and Rehabilitation

The Addiction Recovery Guide assists individuals struggling with drug addiction and alcoholism find help that best suits their needs. From evaluation to residential treatment, the guide lists a range of outstanding programs and resources. To seek online help from others … Continue reading

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