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:

Starting in 2018, SSI will provide essential settlement support to newly arrived refugee families in Armidale, NSW.

Refugees Armidale

Starting in 2018, SSI will provide essential settlement support to newly arrived refugee families in Armidale, NSW. pdfDownload PDF

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

Simon Shahin: The road from Syria to Australia

Former refugee Simon Shahin standing in front of a tree.From the first day I arrived in Australia, it felt like home. Everyone gets homesick sometimes, but if you have goals and dreams, it constantly drives you forward and takes your mind off the past.

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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.