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Women's mentoring program

 

Overview

The Victorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (VACRO) Women's mentoring program (VWMP) provides social support for women exiting prison or on community orders. The overall aim of VWMP is to assist women to reintegrate back into the community through the provision of support by voluntary female mentors from the community. Some practical examples of support include:

The program has been funded through the Department of Justice Women's policy unit since 2007.

Abstract adapted from Victorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (VACRO)

Contacts

Victorian Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (VACRO)
Level 1/116 Hardware Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
PO Box 14093
Melbourne Vic 8001
Ph: (03) 9605 1900
Fax: (03) 9602 2355
Freecall: 1800 049 871
Email: info@vacro.org.au

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Last updated: 8 April 2014
 
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