Education & Employment

Making Life Work

Making Life Work

This programme is a new initiative created by the Ministry of Social Development and Corrections.

It is hailed as the 'platinum' service for prisoners due to be released into the community. Introductions to the reintegration team and the employment team starts up to 10 weeks prior to release and continues for up to 18 months post-release.

During this time a complete wraparound services is provided including:

  • accommodation
  • family/whanau support
  • social reintroductions
  • training and upskilling (NZQA)
  • drivers licence
  • CV and interview preparation
  • work experience
  • employment placement and ongoing support

For more information contact the centre below:

Christchurch // (03) 338 2643