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

Karim's small business success while seeking asylum

Ignite Small Business Start-ups client Karim.Karim* arrived in Australia in 2012 to seek asylum when it became unsafe for him to stay in Iran.

An electrical engineer by trade and with a wealth of experience, he owned and operated his own business in his home town of Shiraz, Iran.

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