SHINE for Kids

About SHINE for Kids

SHINE for Kids programs are designed to provide positive opportunities to reduce the likelihood of children transitioning into child protection and justice systems, help avoid family fragmentation, and to reduce both juvenile and adult recidivism. The RISE Education Program provides students with an incarcerated parent with a dedicated mentor who will provide them with support in the classroom for a 12 month period. This may be in the classroom with class work, building their confidence in social environments, or in the playground playing ball and talking about whatever is on their mind that day. The program aims to increase school attendance, educational outcomes, self-esteem and decrease antisocial behavior and school suspensions.

Contact

247-251 Flinders Lane
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia

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