Rise Ventures has been awarded a three year contract to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander prisoners in Kempsey, Grafton and Darwin correctional centres prepare for life on the outside.
Time To Work Employment Service, an initiative of the Australian Government, is a program that supports prisoners in accessing employment and reintegration into the community upon their release.
To participate in the Time to Work Employment Service, a prisoner must be:
- a self-identifying Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
- over 18 years old, and
- sentenced and within three months of their release from prison.