People caught in the criminal justice system deserve the chance to create new
beginnings for themselves and their families.

How we help

VACRO supports adults in contact with Victoria's criminal justice system and their families through a range of services and projects. Learn more about the support we offer.




We advocate for systemic change that leads to a fairer justice system for all. Learn about our priorities for change.


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VACRO's COVID-19 response

We're continuing to meet the needs of our clients while maintaining the highest standards of health and safety.


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Our Impact


People who have received pre-release support


People on tailored post-release transition plans


Indigenous participants report improved independent living skills

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Latest stories

  • Inquiry into Children Affected by Parental Incarceration

    VACRO welcomes the publication of the Inquiry into Children Affected by Parental Incarceration’s final report Read more

  • Response to the Victorian Budget 2022-23

    VACRO welcomes additional funding for supported family-visits. The Victorian 2022-23 Budget, announced on 3 May 2022, has allocated funding to expand our supported family visits program, currently running in both women’s prisons, into the men’s prison system. Read more