Outcare is a proud Exhibitor at the 2016 WACOSS Conference, The WAy Ahead – Leave no One Behind.

The three day event will explore the future directions of community services in WA, where we are getting ahead with great outcomes and where we may need to change directions to make a difference. The WACOSS biennial Conference is a significant event on the community sector calendar. We will bring together high calibre speakers from around Australia and the world to address the conference themes: The Civil Society – A society is thriving when it …

Outcare’s Christmas Spirit alive at Santa’s!

Outcare as an organisation committed to supporting people to break the cycle of re-offending has also supported the children of prisoners since its inception over 50 years ago, and through Santa’s Workshop we continue that support through our Family Centres and Programs.  From small beginnings Santa’s has grown in size, numbers and vision and been able to expand the support it provides children in need across Perth through many other organisations. Santa’s broadened remit has …

Visit by Members of the Opposition

On Monday 23rd November, the Shadow Minister for Tourism; Corrective Services; and Defence Issues, Mr Paul Papalia CSC, MLA and the Shadow Attorney General, Mr John Quigley MLA, visited Outcare’s Youth Services office in Bayswater. Joined by Outcare CEO Paul McMullan, General Manager Operations Mark Burgess and Manager Youth Services Sam Mesiti, the two members of the Opposition were taken on a tour of the premises  and shown some of the outstanding art work that …

Outcare Youth Programs acknowledged for their great work!

Outcare’s Youth programs, including the award-winning Live Works program, has once again been recognised for the work it undertakes with young people in our community who are involved in the criminal justice system. In the Supervised Release Review Board (SRRB) Annual Report 2014/15, the Chairman, The Honourable Michael J Murray AM QC wrote the following:   “We need more generally available vocational and remedial programs which can be undertaken when required upon the making of …

Welcome to our new website

We’ve spent some time over the last year reviewing our strategies, focusing on our purpose and vision, and setting our future direction. This website represents a big step towards our goal to improve our communication with the community service sector, our funders and partners, ex-offenders and their families. We hope you’ll take some time to read all about our approach, the range of services we offer to support people to break the cycle of re-offending, …

Partnership with the City of Bayswater: The Collaboration Continues

Outcare’s CEO Paul McMullan and Manager Youth Throughcare Sam Mesiti accepting $50,000 cheque from Bayswater Mayor Sylvan Albert For the past ten (10) years, the partnership between Outcare and City of Bayswater has gone from strength to strength. After originally supporting Outcare with the Keeping Kids out of Crime project, seven (7) years ago the Council assisted the organisation in moving its Youth Services to the current office location in Bayswater. Fast forward to today …