Media Releases

New foster care service helps children maintain cultural links

July 11, 2013

Minister for Family and Community Services Pru Goward, today launched the Multicultural Foster Care Service, a new provider of out-of-home care services specifically for children and young people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, managed by Settlement Services International (SSI).

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Refugee mothers celebrate hard won freedom

May 10, 2013

In anticipation of Mothers’ Day this Sunday, Settlement Services International (SSI) today celebrated the new life in Australia of a group of 50 refugees and mothers at a special lunch event held in Auburn.

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Winter Warmers campaign - race against the weather

April 11, 2013                         

As the cooler weather settles in, many new arrivals to our city will be facing their first winter with few warm clothes and suitable shoes. Donations of clean, used clothing in good condition and blankets are being sought by Settlement Services International (SSI), a not-for-profit organisation and primary provider of services to asylum seekers, refugees and humanitarian entrants.

 

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New friends celebrate day of harmony in the heart of Ryde

March 21, 2013                         

Settlement Services International (SSI) celebrated Harmony Day 2013 with around 200 of its clients and guests, including local Gladesville police officers, who gathered for a barbecue and live music at Ryde today.

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Partnership gives migrants access to legal services

March 5, 2013

For the first time in Australia, through a collaboration between Legal Aid NSW and Settlement Services International (SSI), people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds will be connected to accessible legal services.

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