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

Adi Tefera: Ethiopian refugee recognised for strong entrepreneurial spirit in Sydney inner-west café

Adi Tefera photographed by William Robinson in Summer HillEthiopian refugee and 33-year old single mother Adi Tefera arrived in Australia as a young child. Today she keeps herself busy in Sydney with her young son Yonathon along with her passion for food and a rapidly expanding pipeline of new business projects.

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