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Prisoner throughcare



Prisoner throughcare was a program offered by the Aboriginal Legal Services (ALS) in New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory. This program provided support to Aboriginal people who were due to leave prison, helping them to reintegrate into daily life.

The Aboriginal Legal Service (ALS) Prisoner throughcare assisted with:

Prisoner throughcare worked with other service providers to assist in a prisoner's rehabilitation and facilitate a return to families and communities. Prisoner throughcare ALS offices were located in Canberra, Redfern, Parramatta, Bathurst.

Abstract adapted from Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)


Aboriginal Legal Services Canberra ACT
Colonial Mutual Building
Level 3, 17-21 University Avenue
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6249 8488
Fax: (02) 6262 5226

Aboriginal Legal Services Redfern
Level 1, 619 Elizabeth Street
Redfern NSW 2016
Ph: (02) 8303 6600
Fax: (02) 8303 6601

Aboriginal Legal Services Parramatta
Level 8, 33 Argyle Street
Parramatta NSW 2150
Ph: (02) 8836 3400
Fax: (02) 8836 3499

Aboriginal Legal Services Bathurst
282 Howick Street
Bathurst NSW 2795
Ph: (02) 6331 1255
Fax: (02) 6331 2033




Last updated: 1 September 2015
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