Success stories


“We also support women to get their driver’s licences which they couldn’t...”

Hameed Cina, refugee from Afghanistan


Quality services and support for vulnerable communities

Settlement Services International is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of humanitarian settlement, accommodation, asylum seeker assistance, foster care and disability support in NSW. SSI is the largest not-for-profit humanitarian settlement organisation in Australia. 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 to reach their potential.

Business start-ups

Ignite small business start-ups is supported by business people who lend their expertise to new entrepreneurs. Contact us to learn more.

  • From the CEO – diversity is good for our communities

    A month busy with events has reinforced for me the importance of these opportunities that bring diverse people together to share knowledge and experience. Recent events SSI has been involved in included Harmony Day, SSI’s Speakers’ Series discussion on youth and radical ideologies, the Third...

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  • SSI to provide jobactive employment services

    Settlement Services International (SSI) is pleased to announce that the organisation has been successful in tendering for the new $5 billion employment services model, known as jobactive that will replace Job Services Australia from July 1.

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  • A former refugee thanks Malcolm Fraser

    Much has been said about Malcolm Fraser’s courageous support of refugees, particularly Vietnamese refugees, since his passing on Friday. SSI’s own Thanh Nguyen, Manager Early Intervention & Capacity Building, gives thanks to Mr Fraser for granting him and his family protection in Australia in the...

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Volunteer with us

Every day our volunteers make a huge contribution to our services. Contact us about joining the program.

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Become a foster carer

Contact us if you are interested in providing a nurturing home for children in care and maintaining their cultural connections.