The Neighbourhood Centre offers a friendly atmosphere for all.There is always a copy of the daily paper, and there are social and educational group activities (transport arranged where possible), information about activities in the local area. The Centre offers information and referral to welfare services, and a neighbour aid service - visiting, shopping, handyperson etc. A focus for local issues and involvement in the community.
The Edmund Rice Centre is involved in a range of projects and activities across the four areas of its operation in research, community education, advocacy and networking. The Centre's objectives are to: Conduct and encourage research into the causes of poverty and inequity in society, especially with regard to youth and Indigenous Australians.Promote teaching that supports awareness, understanding and action in the areas of justice and community issues.Promote experiential learning activities through organised and reflective immersion programs in Australia and internationally.Encourage the development of skills in advocacy and social action.Facilitate liaison and networking opportunities amongst agencies involved in social justice and community education activities.
Enough is Enough was formed in 1994 by Ken Marslew following the tragic and violent murder of his son, university student Michael. From this tragic beginning, the seeds of hope were planted in the organisation’s mission to reform society’s attitudes to violence through education and research. Enough is Enough offers a comprehensive range of age and situation appropriate programs, seminars, and support services that focus on reducing the level of violence and its impact on society by offering practical strategies to deal with challenges, Enough is Enough encouraging personal responsibility.
The European Prison Observatory is a project coordinated by the Italian NGO Antigone and is financially supported by the Criminal Justice Programme of the European Union. The organisation studies the condition of national prison systems and alternative means of detention. They compare the conditions to the international norms and standards. They highlight to European experts and practitioners good practices to implement.
The Exodus Foundation assists homeless and abandoned youth and other people in need. Exodus was founded in 1988 by the Reverend Bill Crews, Minister of the Ashfield Uniting Church. The Exodus Foundation runs the Loaves and Fishes Restaurant, a free restaurant serving upwards of 300 meals per day for the hungry. We also provide help and support services such as social workers