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Australian Children’s Television Foundation ACTF

Australian curriculum education toolkit


AMES Australia

For 60 years AMES Australia has helped new and recently arrived refugees and migrants to settle into Victoria. AMES Australia provides a comprehensive range of settlement services for refugees and migrants. These include on-arrival settlement support, English language and literacy training, vocational education and training, and employment services. 



Anglicare Mental Health Community Living Supports for Refugees is a unique program that aims to provide trauma-informed, recovery- oriented, culturally safe and responsive psychosocial supports to refugees and asylum seekers who are experiencing psychological distress, mental ill health and impaired functioning.


Asylum Seekers Centre

The Asylum Seekers Centre is a place of welcome and provides practical and personal support for people living in the community who are seeking asylum. Our services include accommodation, legal advice, financial relief, health care, employment assistance, education, food, material aid and recreational activities.


Asylum Seekers Resource Centre

The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) can support people seeking asylum who live in or around Melbourne, Victoria and who are in the process of, or waiting to apply for a protection visa in Australia. We offer more than 40 holistic programs that protect people seeking asylum from persecution and destitution, support well-being and dignity, and empower people to advance their own future.


Australian Migrant Recourse Centre AMRC

By assisting to build community, the AMRC supports new arrivals and their new and establishing groups and communities to engage with and contribute effectively to South Australia’s society, culture, economy and environment.


Australian Refugee Association ARA

Refugee families face a unique range of challenges both before and after arriving in Australia. For example, some families have spent a lot of time apart or individuals might find themselves with new roles and responsibilities they have not previously known. ARA's support services for families include group activities such as parenting courses and cultural support groups; as well as services for individual families such as family and relationship counselling, and crisis support.



CARAD is an independent, community-based organisation providing essential welfare and advocacy support to asylum seekers, refugees and detainees in Western Australia. At CARAD we provide a range of services to our asylum seeker, refugee and detainee clients.  All of our programs are designed to provide holistic support to our clients and are tailored to meet their needs. Our clients come to us through referrals from other agencies and through self-referral.




Life Without Barriers

Life Without Barriers supports refugees and asylum seekers who are living in the Australian community, while their immigration status is resolved. If you are experiencing financial hardship and are seeking asylum, please contact us. We can assist you to apply for support via the Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS).


Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services Australia MARSS

MARSS's mission is to be a leader in provision of settlement and related services for migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants in the ACT and region, in a caring, supporting and enabling way.


Migrant, refugees and visitors – Services NSW

Services for refugees or if you are new to living in Australia.


Multicultural Development Australia MDA
Settles newly arrived refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Brisbane, Rockhampton and Toowoomba. It is one of the leading settlement agencies in Queensland providing support to refugees and migrants through community development, advocacy and a range of client services.

Refugee Advice and Casework Service RACS

At RACS, we provide critical free legal advice, assistance and representation, for financially disadvantaged and vulnerable people seeking asylum in Australia, including: women who have experienced or fear domestic, family or gender based violence; members of the LGBTIQA+ community; stateless people; children who are seeking protection without their parents; people seeking family reunion in Australia.


Red Cross Australia

Red Cross provides help and support to refugees, people seeking asylum, people in immigration detention and other people who are vulnerable as a result of migration.


Refugee Council of Australia

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) is the national umbrella body for refugees and people seeking asylum and those who support them. We have around 200 organisational and over 1,000 individual members. We are a nonprofit organisation which is completely independent of government


Romero Asylum Seeker Resource Centre

Our specialist team welcomes and assists people seeking asylum with practical support + more. We provide the right support with individualised case management for children, families and people seeking asylum.


Settlement Services International SSI

We work with all people who have experienced vulnerability, including refugees, people seeking asylum and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities, to build capacity and enable them to overcome inequality.


St Vincent de Paul Society

Our services include providing financial and information support to migrants and refugees, for example through home visitation, food and financial help, visits to detention centres, and homework centres. There are also dedicated Vinnies migrant and refugee centres and committees in some states, which coordinate these activities and also offer information services.

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