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Aboriginal women with dependent children leaving prison project

 

Overview

This project investigates the transitional and post release needs of Aboriginal women with dependent children who are exiting prison in Western Sydney. It aims to understand their needs; appropriate services available and service gaps in the area, in order to recommend a service model and evaluation framework addressing these needs. In the longer term it is to inform a supported housing pilot project for this group of women and their children. This project is an Australian Research Council linkage project led by Associate Professor Eileen Baldry at the University of New South Wales with collaboration from Homelessness NSW and the NSW Department of Community Services.

University of New South Wales abstract

Contacts

Associate Professor Eileen Baldry
Ph: (02) 9385 1878
Email: e.baldry@unsw.edu.au

Homelessness NSW
PO Box 768
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
Ph: (02) 9331 2004
Fax: (02) 9331 5009
Email: admin@homelessnessnsw.org.au

Related publications

Baldry E, Ruddock J, Taylor J (2008)

Aboriginal women with dependent children leaving prison project: needs analysis report.

Sydney: University of NSW, NSW Department of Community Services, NSW Department of Human Services, Homelessness NSW

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Last updated: 10 January 2014
 
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