Settlement support

  • Accommodation
  • Case management assistance with interpreter
  • Referrals and links to wider network of services and community development initiatives
  • Essential registration for Centrelink, Medicare
  • Information sessions and links to employment programs
  • Transport assistance, linkages to services and health supports

Government services/Not-for-profit sector

  • Maternal & Child health
  • English
  • Family support
  • Employment/setting up small business
  • Links to legal support
  • Women’s health and leadership
  • Education
  • Parenting
  • Financial counselling

Community hubs

  • are child friendly
  • provide soft entry and engagement programs that help women who are isolated access support they would otherwise miss out on (eg: sewing group which builds relationships and then gets women participating in other things)
  • work in partnership with government and not for profit sector to deliver activities including:
    – Early years programs such as playgroups
    – Informal and Formal learning eg: English, computer classes and certificate courses
    – Volunteer and employment
    – Healthy lifestyle programs eg: Maternal and Child health
    – Settlement specific
    – Social connection and friendship programs
  • provide referrals to additional support
Families in 2023