As part of the celebration, Concern Australia CEO Michelle Crawford was invited to share a few words reflecting on Andrew’s efforts over 16 years as a Chaplain through Concern Australia at the Malmsbury Youth Justice Centre.
This week we take the opportunity to celebrate the contribution of women at Concern Australia. From all perspectives, we believe that the contribution of women to our organisation is gigantic and, greatly enables the work we are able to do.
Putting young Victorians on the road to employment, visit of the Hon. Natalie Hutchins, Minister of Crime Prevention
Concern Australia will receive $300,000 to expand the Hand Brake Turn Program in the North West region, increasing access and support offered to young people. This funding will further strengthen our ability to provide tailored support to more young people as they transition into education, training, apprenticeships or employment.
Being a positive influence in someone’s life is challenging but is a key driver for Alisha. It’s a big goal but she’s firmly on her way to achieving it.
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Christmas is over , but we hope its spirit remains in all of us throughout 2022 and that together, we can place generosity, kindness and joy at the forefront of our endeavors to support disadvantaged young people this year.
At Concern Australia the lead up to Christmas is a time to pause and reflect on some of the young people we serve, knowing how overwhelmingly taxing 2021 has been for many of them, particularly those who are experiencing homelessness and who’s Christmas wish is simply a place to sleep that’s safe and warm.
We sat down this week to speak with RMIT Work Integrated Learning Teacher Trevor Bailey, who has been working closely with the Hand Brake Turn (HBT) team since we forged a partnership with them in 2018.