• Breaking the cycle of intergenerational offending

    Breaking the cycle of intergenerational offending

  • Advocating for the health and wellbeing of children of offenders

    Advocating for the health and wellbeing of children of offenders

  • Supporting carers, kinship carers and families

    Supporting carers, kinship carers and families

  • Educating community and government agencies to improve outcomes for children and families

    Educating community and government agencies to improve outcomes for children and families

The Issues

An Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person in the ACT is 15 times more likely to be incacerated than a non-indigenous person.

39% of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander offenders return to prison within 2 years

19.2% of detainees in the ACT in 2015 were Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. The incarceration rate continues to rise with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people comprising 28% of the total Australian prison population

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait islander people make up 21% of the total community corrections population

We Provide

  • Support for ex-offenders and people of community based orders
  • Advocacy and support for families of detainees
  • Community Capacity Building Workshops

SOAR Family Justice Program.

Donations

DONATIONS As a not-for-profit organisation, we are dependent on self-generated funding and the generous financial support of others through grants and donations.

Your generosity will help us establish and maintain an independent child advocacy service that will provide counselling and advocacy for all children and information and support to families and carers.

Help us

TJILLARI is a developmental and early intervention approach to crime prevention