Refugee Support

Humanitarian Settlement Services provide essential early support and information to refugees and humanitarian entrants. Learn more:

IgniteAbility

IgniteAbility Small Business Start-ups is a pilot program established to facilitate business creation for people with disability. Learn More:

SSI's City2Surf team jumping in celebration after the race in 2016.

SSI City2Surf

Join Team SSI for the City2Surf or sponsor one of our team members and support refugees and people seeking asylum. Learn more:

SSI Employment

Employment is integral for newly arrived refugees, migrants, asylum seekers and for other vulnerable people in our community. Learn more:

Youth at Work

SSI Youth@Work connects people aged 15-24 from migrant and refugee backgrounds with employment and career mentors. Learn more:

Success stories

Jamsheed’s Story

A driver in their car.

My name is Jamsheed Shaharyar. I am a refugee from Iran.

I was born to a middle class family in Iran, where my wealth was my family and I earned my income from a good job.

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Quality services and support

Settlement Services International is a community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, migrant support servicesasylum seeker assistance, housing, multicultural foster care, disability supportemployment services and youth support in NSW.

SSI is also the state-wide umbrella organisation for 11 Migrant Resource Centres and Multicultural Services across NSW.

Our vision is to achieve a society that values the diversity of its people and actively provides support to ensure meaningful social and economic participation and to assist individuals and families reach their potential.