Community Support & Re-entry Services

Outcare’s Community Re-entry Link Service provides support for ex-offenders up to 6 months prior to release and up to 12 months after release from prison. We will work with you one-on-one, giving you the help you need to regain your independence and make positive lifestyle choices.

We can support you with:

• Community transition plans

• Family relationship support

• Accessing Department of Housing programs

• Accessing Emergency Relief if necessary

• Engaging with education and training opportunities

• Developing strategies to minimize re-offending

• Contacting Job Network providers in order to gain employment

• Remand Support services

We can also provide:

• Support and advocacy when dealing with other agencies

• Practical and emotional support

• Referrals to a range of specialist support services

• Transport to keep essential appointments

• In house referrals such as accommodation, counselling, workforce development and youth services

This service is voluntary and referrals are taken from offenders and their families, prison support staff, Department of Corrective Services staff and other agencies.