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Our publications document Brotherhood research and policy analysis, share learning from evaluations of Brotherhood services, and keep our supporters informed about our work.

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By George Myconos, May 2016

This scan of academic and grey literature was commissioned to inform the design and delivery of vocational and workplace training for young unemployed people in south-east Melbourne.

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By Joseph Borlagdan and Deborah Keys, 2015

Reconfigured relationships and roles were vital in the collaboration between government and community organisations to develop Education First Youth Foyers.

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July 2015 (PDF file, 232 KB)

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This study examined the factors that affect the recruitment or retention of families in the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY) which is now operating in 75 sites across Australia.

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September 2014 (PDF file, 310 KB)

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September 2014 (PDF file, 620 KB)

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By George Myconos, 2014

The Brotherhood of St Laurence ‘Community VCAL’ program is a response to widespread concern in Victoria about youth disengagement from secondary education.

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By George Myconos 2014

Study of two pilots of the Developing Independence certificate 1 course designed to assist young people at risk of homelessness to re-engage in education, training and employment.

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June 2014 (PDF file, 606 KB)

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By Joseph Borlagdan and Kyle Peyton 2014

PACTS is a program helping parents to support their children's decision making and choices about career pathways and relevant training.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) acknowledges and understands its obligations under the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and recognises that all children and young people have the right to be treated with respect and care, and to be safe from all forms of abuse. BSL has a zero tolerance towards child abuse.
Read the official statement signed by the Executive Director.

The Brotherhood recognises the harm that family violence causes and that freedom from violence is a basic human right.
We will support our staff, volunteers, clients and the community if they experience violence.

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The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.