Participating is sports builds a sense of belonging and helps develop new connections.
Nearly 300 people enjoyed a Refugee Week Family Event at Gould Adams Park in Logan, QLD, on June 25, thanks to collaboration between Access Community Services’ Multicultural Sport Club (MSC) and Football Queensland’s Multicultural Settlement Program (MSP).
In 2018, SSI merged with Access Community Services, one of Queensland’s leading organisations in settlement and transition, employment and training, social enterprise and youth service. This merger marked the beginning of a new chapter for the two organisations, enabling both to enhance operations and combine services across two states.
When Elaha* was seven, her parents made the heartbreaking decision to send her to live in India so she could enjoy a more free life than in her native country. Growing up in a foster care home away from her family, Elaha always made an extra effort with her education as she felt that would help to justify her parents’ sacrifice.