Youth Social Justice

St Vincent de Paul Society

The St Vincent de Paul Society’s members and volunteers provide practical support, advocacy and friendship to the most vulnerable in our community. There are a number of Young Vinnies at ACU Ballart, and secondary colleges in Warrnambool, Ararat, Camperdown, Horsham and Colac. Click here for more info or email:

Caritas Australia helps people help themselves – regardless of ethnicity, religion or political beliefs.

Ballarat Contact
Jillian Hogbin
Ph: 03 5337 7171

Caritas Freecall: 1800 024 413

The Mercy Connect Project aims to provide mentoring for children and young people (from a refugee/asylum seeker background) to opitimise their literacy, academic development and social learning.
Click here for more info.

(A Project of Mercy Works)
PO Box 1455
Ballarat Mail Centre   3354
Ph: 0417 624 330

Ballarat Diocesan Social Justice Commission (BDSJC) 

5 Lyons St Sth
Ballarat Central Vic  3350
Ph 5337 7135