Humanitarian Services FAQs

SSI was formed in 2000 by its membership – the Migrant Resource Centres and Multicultural Services across NSW, to provide settlement services for refugees. Today, SSI is the largest not-for-profit humanitarian settlement organisation in Australia.

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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