Help Gazan families at risk of homelessness in Australia. Donate to our Crisis Response Fund.

Showing 1 to 20 of 98 search results


Showing 1 to 20 of 98 search results



Select all
Apply filter

Maternity Hubs

A community-based antenatal service providing wrap-around support for newly arrived, refugee, and migrant women in Logan. Our midwives offer personalised care, while our program links families with housing, employment, health, and financial assistance.

99 Steps

Free and confidential support for women from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds affected by domestic and family violence.

Community Education Program

Providing newcomers with the skills they need to thrive.

SSI expands employment services for people living in social housing

Settlement Services International (SSI) is proud to announce that it has been selected as the provider of the Opportunity Pathways program for Western Sydney.

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 showcases innovative housing solutions at Cultural Shift

An SSI Housing presentation at Cultural Shift 2017 showcased projects offering affordable housing alternatives for vulnerable communities in NSW, including the Emergency Housing Accommodation (EHA) program and a modular home project.

SSI joins Sydney Alliance in tackling housing affordability

SSI representatives were among Sydney Alliance members who recently met with Minister for Planning Anthony Roberts to address the need for serious action to tackle the housing affordability crisis facing Sydney.

Syrian family settles in the Northern Beaches with SSI Housing

A classic red-brick house located in a quiet suburb on the Northern Beaches hosts the beginning of a beautiful bond between two families. Through SSI Housing and the generosity of its owner, the granny flat has become home to a newly-arrived refugee family of four from Syria.

Are refugees contributing to housing stress?

Global polls consistently rate Sydney as one of the least affordable cities to find a home. The problem is universal, affecting buyers and renters of all ages and backgrounds. This ongoing issue has once again attracted significant media attention in 2017.

SSI’s housing partners thanked for critical support

SSI Housing Services celebrated the end of a busy year with an evening event to thank real estate agents, landlords and community housing providers. The special guests had all worked closely with SSI to help secure affordable accommodation for refugees and people seeking asylum.

Housing Affordability Campaign

Sydney Alliance is currently running a Housing Affordability Campaign to highlight how the housing crisis affects Sydney residents. Settlement Services International (SSI) has joined the advocacy campaign to highlight how the crisis is compounded further for asylum seekers and refugees. Language barriers, the lack of rental history and skills to navigate the property market, social isolation, high unemployment and mental and physical health issues combine to make securing housing a problem for refugees and asylum seekers.

Vital housing support celebrated

SSI hosted a dinner for more than 50 real estate agencies and their staff on Wednesday November 19, to thank them for their support of our organisation and clients. SSI has been providing accommodation support to humanitarian entrants, refugees and people seeking asylum since 2012, and provides services to more than 10,000 clients each year.

Community collaboration supports Rana to safely deliver a baby boy on New Years Day 

Twenty-seven- year-old* Rana* arrived in Sydney in late 2023, heavily pregnant. She carried with her few belongings—but the immense physical and emotional toll of her journey from Gaza to Australia.

Migration reform is critical to address Australia’s future challenges

Reforms announced yesterday could bring Australia closer towards realising a migration program that meets the needs of industry, employers and migrants alike, while retaining our reputation as a destination of choice, according to leading non-profit organisation Settlement Services International (SSI).

NSW families afforded new protections under DFV commitments

Changes endorsed by NSW major parties will enhance domestic and family violence (DFV) support for women and children, particularly for at-risk cohorts such as refugees and migrants, according to leading non-profit Settlement Services International (SSI).

Former NATO worker and refugee helps welcome newcomers whilst pursuing his dreams

Afghan refugee Zabiullah Ahmadzai, a former NATO employee, recalls his first experience of Australia. Fearing for his family’s safety, Mr Ahmadzai left his home with five family members, arriving here in January this year.

Afghans continue settlement journey in NSW

Settlement Services International has supported 1,400 Afghans to make NSW their new home since August 2021.

Leading community organisations welcome state budgets

Settlement Services International (SSI) and Access Community Services have welcomed this week’s budget announcements by the NSW and Queensland governments, commending their focus on women, healthcare, housing and education.