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Raising Children in a New Country

Bringing up children is a challenge for everyone. But raising them in a new country presents a unique set of problems and opportunities. Newcomers to Australia can experience confusion around local laws, conventions and social norms.

Multicultural Foster Care 

Providing a safe, nurturing and caring environment & connecting children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds with foster carers who can help them maintain their cultural identity and sense of belonging.

SSI wins inaugural CAPS Child Protection Week Award

SSI has won the inaugural CAPS Child Protection Week Award for its COVID-19 and Me 2020 booklet developed by the SSI Multicultural Child and Family Program in collaboration with My Forever Family NSW and the Association of Children's Welfare Agencies (ACWA).

Our progress on creating a safer environment for children and young people at SSI

Most of the programs at SSI include children and young people, so it is critical that we take active steps to create a safe environment. As we enter National Child Protection Week, here’s a recap of the steps we’ve taken to create a culture of child safety at SSI over the past 12 months.

Support from SSI’s DES program marks turning point for participant

Jana worked at SSI and ended up being a client!

SSI leaders recognised as Pro Bono Australia’s 2022 ‘Impact 25’ Nominees

Settlement Services International (SSI) Board Member Director and SydWest Multicultural Services CEO, Elfa Moraitakis, has been named one of Pro Bono Australia’s 2022 ‘Impact 25’ Nominees.

SSI joins civil society organisations calling for change to housing and energy policies

A strong delegation from Settlement Services International (SSI) was among 1,900 people who gathered at Sydney Town Hall on March 14 to urge for real change to housing and energy policies ahead of the NSW and Federal elections.

SSI welcomes State Budget support for vulnerable children and families

Settlement Services International welcomes the contribution the NSW Government is to make in support of vulnerable children, families, disability services and multiculturalism, according to the 2018–19 NSW State Budget delivered on June 19 by NSW Treasurer, the Hon Dominic Perrottet MP.

Vale – Louise Voigt, children’s advocate

SSI would like to extend our condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Louise Voigt, who passed away peacefully at her Sydney home on Friday 7 April 2017.

Working together to support CALD families in the Hunter

SSI and Northern Settlement Services, members of the Hunter Multicultural Advisory Committee, were integral in facilitating the CALD Child Protection Forum held in Newcastle last week.