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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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Australia’s approach to Juvenile Justice must change

“Programs designed to divert young people from offending behaviour and entering juvenile detention can not only be more effective than putting a young person in custody but up to 50 times cheaper to run” Mission Australia’s spokesperson, Anne Hampshire. 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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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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Chain Breakers

Contact: Paul Leary – Service Manager  9638 7955 or 0425 223 808 chainbreakers@telopea.org.au The ChainBreakers Recovery Shed provides a supportive rehabilitative environment for ex-offenders, addressing re-offending risk factors in the context of employment, relationships and social skills. The ChainBreakers Shed … 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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Emmaus Correspondence School (NSW)

Contact: David Gillies – State Manager  (02) 9651 2599 david@ecomed.com.au Emmaus is an Institution Member of Sydney College of Divinity. It is devoted to providing you with a challenging and rewarding bible training experience that equips you well for both … Continue reading

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Alpha in Prisons

Contact: John Saddington – State Director (Alpha), (02) 4358 1913 nswoffice@alpha.org.au Alpha for Prisons was launched in 1995 in response to demand from inmates. Since then enthusiasm for Alpha for Prisons has grown.  More… It is now registered in 80% … Continue reading

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