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Hoops on the Inside: Youth Justice and Rehabilitation Programs

Hoops 4 Health conducts weekly sessions inside youth detention centres across Australia with a focus on programs in the Northern Territory. The program and program facilitators come with a basketball background, but our focus is establishing relationships and engaging our young ones in a cultural friendly way. Celebrating the success of Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander success is a constant of the program. Programs are conducted inside the centres and follow up programs occur on the outside with young people at risk of re-entering the youth justice system.

We have a tremendous relationship with Aboriginal youth who have been caught up in the system and have conducted over 500 sessions in Don Dale since 2016. We also conduct programs in Mission Australia Residential Rehabilitation Treatment Service in Darwin.