Settlement FAQs

The NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP) is a consortium led by SSI that delivers settlement services in agreed areas of NSW, as of July 1, 2015 until June 30, 2018, under the Department of Social Services’ Settlement Services Program (SSP).

The NSP comprises 22 organisations, including SSI, the 11 SSI member organisations and 10 other locally based groups. The NSP represents a unique and innovative settlement services delivery model and provides an opportunity for organisations with a long history in service delivery to migrants, refugees and humanitarian entrants, to work collaboratively to address the aim and objectives of the SSP. 

The NSW Settlement Partnership is supported by the Department of Social Services under the Families and Communities Programme (Settlement Services) . For more information please visit dss.gov.au

Visit the NSP website here

Success stories

Four Brave Women: Summer Hill café empowers refugee entrepreneurs

Courtesy The Australian: Ethiopian refugee Adi Tefera, left, with volunteer chef Kate Spina at Four Brave WomenFour Brave Women is open for business!

Developed as a joint initiative between The Trading Circle, a division of the charity Good Shepherd Australia New Zealand, and SSI, Four Brave Women is a café and community space where refugees have the opportunity to create a sustainable income for themselves using their culinary skills. It is a creative and inclusive space that celebrates different cultures through food and art.

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