• New Beginnings

    Celebrate the talents and culture of people from refugee backgrounds

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  • Employment Services

    CoAct/SSI jobactive delivers services for jobseekers

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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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  • Donations

    Donate to SSI's Winter Appeal

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  • Ability Links NSW

    Ability Links NSW - A new way for people with disability

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Ignite Small Business Start-ups

Ignite business start-ups

Ignite 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:

Housing Services

Housing Services

SSI provides housing assistance to refugees, humanitarian entrants, people seeking asylum and people at risk of homelessness. 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. Learn more:

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Success stories

Muhammad Sadiq: How I came to call Australia home

Muhammad SadiiqI came to Australia as a refugee in 2009, hoping to find a peaceful place to build a home for my family. Increasing persecution of the Hazara community from which my family and I come meant that our native land, Pakistan, was no longer the safe haven it once had been.

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Quality services and support

Settlement Services International is a leading community-based not-for-profit organisation providing a range of services in the areas of refugee settlement, asylum seeker assistancehousing, multicultural 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.