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SSI case managers have continued their efforts to show the various local charities just how much they are appreciated by sharing a morning tea.

One team of Community Support Program staff from SSI Parramatta paid a visit to the Salvos charity store in Fairfield, on October 9, delivering treats for staff and volunteers, sharing stories and thanking them for their support.

Community welfare organisations such as The Salvos make a significant difference to the lives of SSI asylum seeker and refugee clients.

Salvos Fairfield provides material assistance and emergency relief. The charity store’s staff and volunteers were acknowledged for responding quickly to meet client needs; for communicating effectively with SSI case managers; continually going above and beyond their responsibilities, and for their positive, friendly and empathetic approach to people seeking asylum.

 

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“Humanity and freedom” celebrated on Australia Day

Behrooz Gouniai and his family. at Circular Quay.This Australia Day Behrooz Gouniai and his family will be at the beach, like millions of others, celebrating what being Aussie means to them. Behrooz, 64, came to Australia as a refugee more than 30 years ago after being pushed out of Iran first, and then India.

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