Welcome to OARS Community Transitions, a QIC quality accredited organisation.  

OARS Community Transitions, one of Australia's most innovative non-government Crime Prevention Agency based in Adelaide South Australia. This web site is designed to inform and educate you about OARS Community Transitions, its objectives, policies and services, and about broader criminal justice issues. You can browse around extensive resources on crime and justice on this site, download documents and go to our criminal justice links page.

If your interest is more personal and you require assistance, our contact details are below. You may wish to phone or email us about your needs. If you would like to be a part of the services team and help as a volunteer, or assist us financially, please contact us and we would be more than happy to respond. Our Volunteer Brochure is also on this site.

Please note that we are unable to respond personally to requests for assistance from students.

Most importantly, become a part of our vision to strengthen communities by reducing crime and its impact.

Our Vision

Strong communities with positive social connections underpinned by restorative practices.

Our Mission

Reduce social harm by strengthening communities and social inclusion through the provision of restorative justice services, high quality treatment and rehabilitation services, support and advocacy, at critical transition points.

Guiding Principles

  • Social Justice
  • Restorative Justice
  • Justice Reinvestment
  • Community Participation
  • Human Rights
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Advocacy
  • Prison as a Last Resort

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