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Youth Social Justice


St Vincent de Paul Society

St vdpThe 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. Caritas

Ballarat Contact
PO Box 178
Wendouree  3355
Ph: 0409 401 329


Mercy Connect Ballarat
mercy worksThe 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  3350logo
Ph 5337 7135





We are the Catholic Church in the Ballarat Diocese
we gather in the name of Jesus from the Murray to the sea
in interwoven faith communities. Spirit filled
we celebrate and share our journey
reaching out to nurture all God's people.

Diocesan Vision Statement 2005

All Enquiries

PO Box 576
Ballarat, Victoria 3353

Phone +61 3 5337 7111

Where to find us

Catholic Diocese of Ballarat
5 Lyons Street South
Ballarat, Victoria 3353