Anglicare Sydney’s mission, throughout our 160 year history, has been to serve the vulnerable, poor and socially excluded with respect, compassion and love. They offer help and assistance with:
To find out more about these programs visit www.anglicare.com.au
LawAccess NSW is a free government service that provides legal help for people who have legal problem in NSW. LawAccess NSW provides this help with its telephone service and website.
You can call LawAccess NSW for legal information, referrals to other legal services and, in some cases, legal advice from a family, criminal or civil law solicitor. You can visit the website, www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au, to access resources around a range of legal topics. The resources found under the Representing Yourself tab are developed by LawAccess NSW solicitors. There are guides and detailed information for people who are representing themselves in a court or tribunal. There are also a range of videos for people to view.
Visit www.lawaccess.nsw.gov.au or call 1300 888 529 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). If an interpreter is required call the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450 first and ask for LawAccess NSW.
STARTTS is a specialist, non-profit organisation that for 30 years has provided culturally appropriate and cutting edge psychological treatment and support to help people heal the scars of torture and refugee trauma and rebuild their lives in Australia. STARTTS helps people and communities from refugee backgrounds, including asylum seekers, who were forced to leave their country due to persecution in the context of political conflict, organised violence and human rights violations.
STARTTS employs specialist Child and Adolescent Counsellors, Youth Workers and School Liaison Officers who work with children, families and schools to provide a broad range of services including individual counselling, therapeutic group work and other activities such as camps and art, music or sports programs.
STARTTS also supports and resources service providers and schools to work more effectively with refugees.
- Settlement support
- Child and family
- Ignite small business start ups
- Housing services
- Ability links NSW
- Employment services
- Community engagement
- Future ability
- Arts and culture program
- Parents Next
- Community hubs
- provides early health assessments by refugee health nurses for newly arrived refugees
- educates health service providers on refugee health and related issues;
- acts as a link between agencies working with refugees and health services;
- provides targeted health promotion programs for refugees
- provides medical assessments and referrals through GP clinics, particularly for recent arrivals;
- facilitates and conducts research in refugee health; and advocates for health policies and appropriate services for refugees.
SPARK is a settlement support program of the St Vincent de Paul Society for newly arrived refugee and asylum seeker families. SPARK partners with primary schools in Western Sydney, and uses volunteers and other community organisations to support the settlement of newly arrived families and create opportunities to engage with local communities.
SPARK inspires inclusive communities by creating opportunities for newly arrived and settled families to meet and build meaningful connections.
Our work includes:
Visit www.spark.vinnies.org.au or call 4621 5557