Program Resources Archive

PlanAble (CRIP) NSW Emergency Contacts

pdfNSW Emergency Contacts English

The NSW Emergency Contacts list was created to support people with disability and/or from CALD background in Western Sydney (Blacktown, Blue Mountains, The Hills, Hawkesbury, Penrith). It is available in 10 different languages: English, Arabic, Tibetan, Farsi, Hindi, Chinese Simplified, Nepali, Dari, Punjabi and Urdu, and was created as part of Project PlanAble, funded by the NSW Government's Community Resilience Innovation Program (CRIP)


Where to now GUIDE

pdfWhere to now GUIDE

The first step towards employing people with disabilities is a willingness to look for help. This guide will point you to resources to support your journey.

Reaching in by joining-up

pdfReaching in by joining-up4.89 MB

pdfReaching in by joining-up (Accessible Version)1.58 MB

In March 2013, Legal Aid NSW and Settlement Services International (SSI) formalised a partnership (SSI Partnership) to provide accessible legal services to culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) community members experiencing disadvantage and limited access to legal assistance.

Under a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Parties, outreach family law and civil law (including specialist immigration) clinics are operated by Legal Aid NSW at eight SSI member organisations, in 10 locations (Auburn Diversity Services; Fairfield Migrant Resource Centre, Fairfield and Cabramatta; Illawarra Multicultural Services; Liverpool Migrant Resource Centre; Metro Migrant Resource Centre, Campsie and Marrickville; Northern Settlement Services, Bateau Bay; Sydney Multicultural Community Services, Daceyville; SydWest Multicultural Services, Blacktown).


Ignite Ability small business Start-ups: Impact Report 2019

pdfIgnite Ability impact report1.76 MB Established by Settlement Services International (SSI) in 2013, the Ignite® Small Business Start-ups program has been designed to assist recently arrived refugees and other newcomers to start up their own business or consolidate an existing one.

Ignite small business Start-ups: Impact Report 2019

pdfIgnite Impact report  2.8MB

The Ignite® Small Business Start-Ups is an SSI initiative developed to facilitate small business creation for people from a refugee and migrant background who want to start their own business or expand an existing one. Our vision is to turn passion into possibilities by unleashing the potential of refugees, migrants and people seeking asylum to take greater control of their lives through entrepreneurship and enterprise.

Ignite small business Start-ups: Canada Impact Report 2020

pdfIgnite Canada Impact report 2020 2.8MB

Ignite® Canada is a program that helps newcomer entrepreneurs realise their dreams and start a viable business in Canada. The program is a joint initiative between Immigrant Services Society of British Columbia (ISSofBC) and Settlement Services International (SSI) Australia.

COVID-19: Ignite 4 Steps to Recovery

pdfIgnite COVID19 Impact report 2020 

As COVID-19 moves from a health crisis to an economic crisis, Ignite® Small Business Start-Ups have identified the need to offer a COVID-19 focused support package that can provide our clients with feasible solutions and impactful results.

NSW Settlement Partnerships: In Focus

pdfNSW Settlement Partnership In Focus3.5 MB

pdfNSW Settlement Services In Focus publication (Accessible Version)386.37 KB

SSI launched the NSW Settlement Partnership in Focus, a new resource showcasing an innovative service delivery model. The book is replete with success stories of the NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP) — a unique consortium of community organisations, led by SSI, delivering settlement services in NSW. The Assistant Minister for Social Services and Multicultural Affairs, Senator Zed Seselja launched the book at the NSP Showcase at the SSI office in Bankstown on 7 November 2017.

SSI Arts & Culture

pdfSSI Arts & Culture

Established in 2014, the SSI Arts & Culture program is inspired by the belief that everyone deserves the opportunity to develop their creative potential and participate meaningfully in the cultural life of a community— no matter where they come from, what language they speak, or their level of ability.