• SSI Speakers' Series - September

    SSI Speakers' Series - register now for this event

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  • Support

    Supporting asylum seekers to join communities

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  • Settlement

    Settlement - the first step towards a new life

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  • Donate Slide

    Support refugees and asylum seekers to gain independence 

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  • Ability Links NSW

    Ability Links NSW - A new way for people with disability

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Ignite business start-ups

Ignite small business start-ups is supported by business people who lend their expertise to new entrepreneurs from refugee backgrounds. Learn more:

Settlement support

Humanitarian Settlement Services provide essential early support and information to refugees and humanitarian visa entrants to help them settle in Australia. Learn more:

Asylum seeker support

SSI provides support to about 5,000 people seeking asylum in NSW. This includes case management, accommodation assistance and support to join communities. Learn more:

Ability Links NSW

SSI Linkers support people with disability, their families and carers to plan for their future, build on their strengths, and develop networks in their communities. Learn more:

Become a foster carer

Contact SSI if you are interested in providing a nurturing home for children in care and maintaining their cultural connections. Learn more:

Volunteer with us

Every day our volunteers make a huge contribution to support services for recently arrived refugees and asylum seekers. Considered volunteering? Learn more:

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Success stories

Refugee turned citizen feels privileged to have a say

At 17, Paz Roman was nominated as Young Australian of the Year, mostly for her volunteer work. Ironically, she wasn’t an Australian. She came here from Chile as a refugee with her family when she was just a baby, and despite living in Australia since then, she struggled with the idea of becoming a citizen.  

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Quality services and support

Settlement Services International is a leading not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of humanitarian settlement, housing, asylum seeker assistance, foster caredisability support and employment services 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.