IWMI

Members

Marrickville Health Centre

In Sydney Local Health  District, our vision is:

 

“To achieve excellence in  healthcare for all”

Sydney  Local Health District Mission is to ensure the community has equitable access to  high quality patient centred care that is:

  • Timely,  evidenced based, culturally appropriate and efficient
  • Provided  by highly skilled staff who are committed, accountable and valued
  • Supported  by leading edge research, education and technologies

 

Supporting  the healthcare of populations in other LHDs, States across Australia and other countries  through research, education and the provision of tertiary referral services

 

155 -157 Livingstone Rd Marrickville 9562 0500

0830 -5pm Monday to Friday.

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Chinese Australian Services Society

CASS was founded in 1981 and is a registered charitable organisation. Its main service objective is to provide a wide range of welfare services to the community, assisting migrants to settle and integrate into the Australian society

CASS address: 44 – 50 Sixth Avenue, Campsie NSW 2194

•     Tel: (02) 9789 4587 (office hours Mon to Fri, 9am to 4pm)

•     Fax: (02) 9718 6357

•     Website at: www.cass.org.au

•     Email CASS at: cass@cass.org.au

 


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Ashfield Council

Customer Service Centre
260 Liverpool Road
ASHFIELD NSW 2131

Customer Service Centre Hours
8.30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
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Metro Migrant Resource Centre
Metro MRC provides support services to families and communities including migrant settlement services, family support and early intervention, emergency relief, tenancy services and community development. Our expertise is in working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and with the many networks, organisations and agencies in our community. Metro MRC’s service area includes the Ashfield, Bankstown, Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury, Marrickville and Strathfield Local Government Areas ph 9789 3744 www.metromrc.org.au

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Burwood Council
Burwood Council offers a range of services for families and children including Mobile Playvan, Community Soccer, parenting information sessions, events, expos and many other activities throughout the year.

Burwood’s Mobile Playvan

Inviting all parents/carers and their children aged 0-6 years to join our FUN outdoor playgroup that meets every Wednesday and Thursday during school term. Mobile Playvan provides a great opportunity for parents and children to socialise, make friends and have fun. There are lots of fun activities including games, storytelling, art and craft plus more.

Wednesdays:

The Mobile Playvan meets at Henley Park (Portland St, Enfield), from 10am-12pm. Mobile Playvan does not operate during the school holidays, extreme weather, or on rainy days.

Thursdays:

The Mobile Playvan meets at Burwood Park (Cnr Burwood Rd & Park Ave), from 10am-12pm. Mobile Playvan does not operate during the school holidays or extreme weather. On rainy Thursdays, Playvan operates from Burwood Park Community Centre (located in Burwood Park, 2B Comer Street, Burwood).

Parents/carers must supervise their children at all times. Cost is gold coin donation per family. Please bring a drink, hat and sunscreen. Please DO NOT bring nut products to Mobile Playvan.

For more information please contact Burwood Council on 9911 9911.

 

Suite 1, Level 2,
1-17 Elsie Street,
BURWOOD NSW 2134

Phone: (02) 9911 9911 (24 hours, 7 days per week)
Fax: (02) 9911 9900
Email:council@burwood.nsw.gov.au

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Department of Human Services- Centrelink

  • Centrelink Phone Self Service 136 240
  • Report income for Centrelink payments 133 276 (13 EARN)
  • Child Support Info Service 131 107


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Navitas 

Navitas offers a wide range of education services to suit your individual situation and your aspirations. We tailor our courses to meet your specific needs, from fast-track academic studies to additional English language support. Navitas’ flexible entry dates mean that you can choose when you want to start your program

Navitas English Centre – Sydney

Level 1, 11 York Street Sydney NSW 2000

T: +61 2 8246 6800 F: +61 2 8246 6880 E: english@navitas.com W: www.navitasenglish.com


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Flemington LAC

 

Policing in a culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse society

NSW Police Force is committed to:

  • Building trust and partnerships with culturally diverse communities through respect, dialogue, cooperation, appropriate and effective consultation and communication;
  • Reducing crime and violence and the community’s fear of crime; and
  • Building a committed and confident workforce by recruiting and retaining the right people, and fully developing the talents of people we have by providing career and development opportunities as well as reward and recognition for competent practices.

 

NSW Police Force commitment to the Principles of Multiculturalism is outlined in the NSW Police Priorities for Working in a Culturally, Linguistically and Religiously Diverse Society.


Corner of Queen and Susan Streets
AUBURN 2144
Phone: 02 9646 8699
Fax: 02 9646 8622
Open 24 hours

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Sydney City Family Relationship centre
Relationships Australia offers a broad range of services to individuals, families and communities throughout the country. Core services such as counselling, mediation, and family dispute resolution (as well as associated early intervention and post-separation services) are funded by the Commonwealth Government and are available in each state and territory. Many other services are funded by state and territory governments, and may not be available in all areas of the country. Please refer to the state or territory website that is most conveniently located to you to see what services are available in your area.

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Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre Inner West
There are a wide range of services to support independent living in the community, Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres provide a single point of contact for the general public, service providers, general practitioners and other health professionals for information on community, aged and disability services and carer support. The Centres can also assist with information about costs for services, assessment processes and eligibility criteria.

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City and Inner West Disability Advocacy

City and Inner West Disability Advocacy

Tel- (02) 9281 8699 Email- ciwda@mdaa.org.au

Provides individual advocacy to people with disability living in Ashfield, Canada Bay, Leichhardt, Marrickville, City of Sydney.

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TAFE NSW

TAFE NSW has dedicated Institute Multicultural Education Coordinators who can help you with a range of support services.

You can get help if you need:

  • an interpreter to help you communicate in your language
  • advice on courses designed to improve your English language skills
  • advice about recognition of your overseas skills and qualifications
  • advice on your eligibility for entry to TAFE NSW courses
  • tutorial support for English, maths, science and other vocational subjects and courses
  • examination advice


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Burwood LAC


Policing in a culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse society

NSW Police Force is committed to:

  • Building trust and partnerships with culturally diverse communities through respect, dialogue, cooperation, appropriate and effective consultation and communication;
  • Reducing crime and violence and the community’s fear of crime; and
  • Building a committed and confident workforce by recruiting and retaining the right people, and fully developing the talents of people we have by providing career and development opportunities as well as reward and recognition for competent practices.

 

NSW Police Force commitment to the Principles of Multiculturalism is outlined in the NSW Police Priorities for Working in a Culturally, Linguistically and Religiously Diverse Society.

 

LAC Office: Belmore St BURWOOD 2134. Phone: 02 9745 8499. Fax: 02 9745 8411. Region: South West Metro Region …

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Benevolent Society

We’re Australia’s first charity. We’re a not-for-profit and non-religious organisation and we’ve helped people, families and communities achieve positive change for 200 years.

Our vision

A just and compassionate society where everyone thrives.

Our purpose

To empower and educate for personal and societal change.

 

Helping families and kids thrive

 

From playgroups and parenting education to family counselling and household budgeting – we can help you build strong family relationships and be the best mum and dad you can be.

 

Looking after your mental health and wellbeing

 

Wellbeing is a combination of physical, mental and social health factors which enable you to enjoy life and deal with your challenges. Positive wellbeing helps you to be productive at work and build stronger relationships in your life.

 

All Australians deserve to age well

 

We help older people to live at home confidently and safely, and also provide support for carers to look after their own needs as well as those of the person they are caring for.

 

Learning and organisational development

 

For 200 years we have worked in partnership with other organisations to improve the wellbeing of children, young people, families and older Australians, especially in disadvantaged communities. We also provide training, coaching, mentoring and consultancy services to practitioners and organisations. We believe that working with others will deliver a greater social impact for children, families and communities. In addition, each year more than 500 people across Australia work with our specialist leadership centre, Social Leadership Australia.

 

Social Benefit Bonds

 

The Benevolent Society is one of the first organisations to trial the Social Benefit Bonds in Australia. The bond funds Resilient Families, an intensive family support program designed to keep children with their families where safe, and avoid their entry to out-of-home care. Learn more about Social Benefit Bonds and read our latest Investor Update.

- See more at: http://www.benevolent.org.au/about/what–we–do#sthash.acZk8p3F.dpuf

Head office

Level 1, 188 Oxford Street  (PO Box 171), Paddington NSW 2021
T: +61 2 8262 3400
F: +61 2 9360 2319

- See more at: http://www.benevolent.org.au/contact#sthash.TxvigbiH.dpuf

Head office

Level 1, 188 Oxford Street  (PO Box 171), Paddington NSW 2021
T: +61 2 8262 3400
F: +61 2 9360 2319

- See more at: http://www.benevolent.org.au/contact#sthash.TxvigbiH.dpuf

Head office

Level 1, 188 Oxford Street  (PO Box 171), Paddington NSW 2021
T: +61 2 8262 3400
F: +61 2 9360 2319

- See more at: http://www.benevolent.org.au/contact#sthash.TxvigbiH.dpuf

Level 1 188 Oxford St Paddington 8262 3400

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Strathfield Council

Strathfield Council organises a number of activities and events of interest to community, which include International Women’s Day, Chinese New Year and Lunar New Year.

 

If you are interested in participating in any multicultural activities held by Council or for more information please contact our Multicultural Communities Officer on 9748 9999.

 

Current events and activities include:

 

Conversation Club

 

An English conversation club will be running at Strathfield Library every Thursday. This service is run for members of the Strathfield community with the purpose of improving confidence in spoken English and to provide links with employment pathways.

 

Thursdays 10am – 12pm

 

13 February – 27 March 2014

 

Ironbark Room, Strathfield Library

 

65-67 Rochester St, Homebush

 

Learn English Classes

 

Learn skills for employment and education. To register, you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident or humanitarian permanent resident.

 

Tuesdays, 9am – 3pm

 

11 February to 24 June, 2014

 

Ironbark Room, Strathfield Library

 

65-67 Rochester Street, Homebush

 

Chatterbox

 

Learn skills to help you shop, travel and make appointments with confidence

 

Fridays, 9.30am – 11.30am

 

21 February to 23 May, 2014

 

High Street Community Library

 

64 High Street, Strathfield

 

For more information or to register for one of these classes, contact Strathfield Council on 9748 9999.

 

 

65 Homebush Rd, Strathfield NSW 2135

(02) 9748 9999


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Department Ageing Disability and Homecare

Ageing, Disability and Home Care (ADHC) is part of the Department of Family and Community Services. The aim of the Department is to provide better and more integrated services for vulnerable client groups in NSW.

 

ADHC is responsible for providing services and support to:

 

  • older people
  • people with a disability
  • their families and carers.

 

We employ more than 13,000 staff and around 80 per cent of our staff work directly with our clients.

 

We are committed to ensuring that our clients are:

 

  • valued
  • lead independent lives
  • have the opportunity to participate fully in community life.

 

The Home Care Service of NSW (Home Care) is a statutory authority administered by our agency. We also provide administrative support to the Disability Council of NSW and the Ministerial Advisory Committee on Ageing (MACA).

- See more at: http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/about_us#sthash.Td8czJqt.dpuf

ADHC Central Office

Level 5, 83 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9377 6000
TTY: (02) 9377 6167 (for people who are deaf)
Email: servicembx@facs.nsw.gov.au

- See more at: http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/contact_us#sthash.qge2lWz0.dpuf

ADHC Central Office

Level 5, 83 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Phone: (02) 9377 6000
TTY: (02) 9377 6167 (for people who are deaf)
Email: servicembx@facs.nsw.gov.au

- See more at: http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/contact_us#sthash.qge2lWz0.dpuf


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Inner West Multicultural Access Point

 

Inner West Multicultural Access Project

The Inner West Multicultural Access Project (IWMAP) assists with building greater capacity within Home And Community Care (HACC) services to respond more effectively to the needs of Culturally And Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities. It also provides Counselling/Support, Information and Advocacy services to frail, aged, people with disabilities and their carers from CALD background.

It is based in Marrickville and provides its services to the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Ashfield, Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury, Leichhardt, Marrickville and Strathfield.

The main objectives of the project are to:

 

  • Assist HACC funded services in providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services to service users from CALD background.
  • Increase awareness, understanding and utilisation of HACC and HACC like services for potential and existing service users from CALD background.

The services provided include:

 

  • Supporting Home and Community Care (HACC) services to strengthen their capacity to achieve higher quality outcomes for CALD population through information, training, strategic advice and input into their policies
  • Outreaching CALD communities to provide advice, support and information on how to access HACC and related services
  • Increasing the number of CALD communities accessing HACC and HACC like services through referral to appropriate services
  • Providing advocacy and counselling as required
  • Identifying the needs of the CALD communities regarding access issues to HACC services and ensure that their needs are taken into consideration in the HACC planning process
  • Organising training on Cultural Awareness/Knowledge Session for staff members of HACC and HACC like services


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Barnardos South eastern and northern Sydney family referral service 

South Eastern and Northern Sydney

 

The South Eastern and Northern Sydney Family Referral Service offers assistance throughout the South Eastern and Northern Sydney Regions of Sydney.  Barnardos is the lead agency for South Eastern Sydney and Catholic Care Diocese of Broken Bay manages and provides the Family Referral Service in Northern Sydney. Local government areas include:

 

South Eastern Sydney: Ashfield, Botany Bay, Burwood, Canada Bay, Canterbury, Hurstville, Kogarah, Leichardt, Marrickville, Randwick, Rockdale, Strathfield, Sutherland Shire, Sydney, Waverley, Woollahra Northern Sydney: Hornsby, Hunter’s Hill, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Manly, Mosman, North Sydney, Pittwater, Ryde, Warringah, Willoughby.

 

This service is based in Ultimo, Sydney it provides outreach services to families, children and young people living across all 27 local government areas, and can provide the service in a location convenient to you.

 

Contact: 1 800 066 757 between 8am – 6pm (Monday – Friday, except public holidays).  Email sensfamilyreferral@barnardos.org.au.

 

South Eastern and Northern Sydney Family Referral Service is an initiative of the NSW Government Keep Them Safe Action Plan and is operated by Barnardos Australia.

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Department of Family and Community Services

The Department of Family and Community Services delivers services to some of the most disadvantaged individuals, families and communities in NSW.

Family and Community Services supports over 800,000 people across NSW through its own services and through NGOs that it funds to provide services. We provide seniors cards to over 1 million seniors, and reach an additional estimated 1 million people through local community based programs.

We provide services to:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • children and young people
  • families
  • people who are homeless
  • people with a disability, their families and carers
  • women
  • and older people.

Our mission

To enable vulnerable people to participate fully in NSW social and economic life and build stronger, more sustainable and inclusive communities.

Our work aims to:

  • enable each child in NSW to have the best possible start to life
  • help vulnerable young people build their capacity for a good future
  • improve social and economic outcomes for Aboriginal people
  • provide support to vulnerable adults and families so that they can participate fully in community life
  • build strong and inclusive communities.




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Drummoyne Community Centre


The Drummoyne Community Centre was formed in 1979 following an informal survey by a group of residents interested in child care and related activities which gained support by including the interests of the wider community. It was soon recognised that it would be necessary to approach the local Council as support would be needed in acquiring premises for meetings and community activities.

Rooms at the back of the Library, which was then located in Council’s Administrative Building in Marlborough Street, were made available, but before long the Centre was to outgrow these premises and Council provided a cottage in Bayswater Street. The Centre initially provided occasional child care, coffee mornings and meeting facilities for community groups. As services grew they included information and referrals, leisure classes, after school care and community aid.

Over time Council recognised that the range of services had expanded beyond the capacity of the cottage and that the Centre needed a purpose built facility in a central location. A Planning committee was established and work on the new building started in 1983 on the site of the old Scout Hall in Cometrowe Street.

The current Centre at 10 Cometrowe Street opened in December 1988. We celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2004 with a number of events including launching a book ‘DCC Stories – Celebrating Community’. Copies of this book are available in the City of Canada Bay libraries.

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Inner West Skills Centre

Inner  West Skills Centre Inc (IWSC) has been a leading provider of training and  employment services in the Inner West for over 25 years. We were originally  formed in 1985 when a group of local community leaders came together to discuss  ways to assist unemployed youth in Burwood.

 

Since  that time we have expanded our services with offices in:

 

Burwood
Darlinghurst
Auburn, and
Parramatta

 

We  have a focus on providing services to the most disadvantaged members of the  community.  Our sites in Auburn and  Parramatta specialise in providing services to youth at risk and early school  leavers and Darlinghurst is a specialist site for people at risk of  homelessness. We provide disability employment services in Burwood and  Darlinghurst with specialised services for those who are homeless or at risk of  homelessness.

 

As a  Registered Training Organisation, our accreditation covers a broad range of  industries and occupations. Our employment services are experienced in finding  jobs for jobseekers that are the hardest to place. However, our mission is that  while meeting their unique needs, we never compromise on our professionalism

 

Having  access to all these services allows us to assist people in building career  pathways. We provide a one stop shop where job seekers can participate in  training targeted to their needs. They can then get help finding a job and move  into mentor support while they settle into employment.

 

IWSC  receives funding from Federal, State and Local governments. We supplement these  funds with income generated from fee for service training services provided to  corporations and individuals.

 

As a not  for profit organisation, any surplus achieved is used to enhance the services  we provide.

 

We  identify service gaps in the community and work to develop projects that meet  these needs.

 

In  order to gain strength and increase our capacity to provide services, we are  also a member of Job Futures Limited. This network of non profit organisations  is proud to offer national coverage with local expertise.

 

The services currently  provided include:

 

Job Services Australia contract in Darlinghurst (including specialist JSA services for those who are homeless or at risk of homelessness) Funded by DEEWR.
Job Services Australia contracts in Auburn and Parramatta (Including specialist JSA services for youth and youth at risk at risk) Funded by DEEWR
Disability Employment Service contract in Burwood and Darlinghurst, Including specialist DES service for those who are homeless or at risk homelessness. This service operates out of our Darlinghurst site but can service clients throughout Sydney.
ACCESS program offering pre-vocational training leading to an apprenticeship or traineeship.


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Australian Human Rights Commission

Our Vision:

Human rights: everyone, everywhere, everyday

Our Mission:

Leading the promotion and protection of human rights in Australia by:

 

  • making human rights values part of everyday life and language;
  • empowering all people to understand and exercise their human rights;
  • working with individuals, community, business and government to inspire action;
  • keeping government accountable to national and international human rights standards;

We do this by:

 

  • listening, learning, communicating and educating;
  • being open, expert, committed and impartial;
  • fostering a collaborative, diverse, flexible, respectful and innovative workplace.

Our statutory responsibilities include:

 

  • education and public awareness
  • discrimination and human rights complaints
  • human rights compliance
  • policy and legislative development.

We do this through:

 

  • resolving complaints of discrimination or breaches of human rights under federal laws
  • holding public inquiries into human rights issues of national importance
  • developing human rights education programs and resources for schools, workplaces and the community
  • providing independent legal advice to assist courts in cases that involve human rights principles
  • providing advice and submissions to parliaments and governments to develop laws, policies and programs
  • undertaking and coordinating research into human rights and discrimination issues.

 

The Commission works closely with other national human rights institutions, particularly through the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions, to address major human rights issues in the region.
We also undertake bilateral international activities as part of the Australian Government’s development program run by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAid). The most substantial of these is the Human Rights Technical Assistance Program, which is part of the annual Dialogue on Human Rights with China.

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City of Canada Bay Council

Our community wants the City of Canada Bay to be an active and vibrant city that captures the energy, diversity, pride and potential of its community. It should be a place where there are strong community relationships, good social support and healthy residents. People should be able to enjoy a range of cultural and social opportunities, recreation facilities and be actively involved in the life of their City.Our community wants the City of Canada Bay to be a city of sustainable spaces and places; one whose residents recognise and act on their collective responsibility to protect their environment and to preserve it for future generations. It should be a city where natural assets are cherished and where the built environment is equally critical in creating a sense of identity, history and community. The buildings, streets, public open spaces and natural environment are all safe, protected and well cared for.Our community wants the City of Canada Bay to be an innovative and engaged city, and one served by an effective local council that works with its community to balance the needs of its many and diverse stakeholders. It should be a city where collaboration and two-way flow of information between Council and residents is transparent; where community infrastructure is prioritised and where community celebration is valued.Our community wants the City of Canada Bay to be a thriving and connected city that has successful local economic development and is served by well functioning transport and roads. People should be able to get around easily in a variety of ways and have access to prosperous village centres and exciting destinations. There should be a range of employment, educational and residential options for its residents. – See more at: http://www.canadabay.nsw.gov.au/vision-and-mission-page.html#sthash.kwbUsOl9.dpuf



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Family Planning NSW

Family Planning NSW is the state’s leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services. We are experts on contraception, pregnancy options, STIs, sexuality and sexual function, menstruation, menopause, common gynaecological and vaginal problems, cervical screening, breast awareness and men’s health.

 

We have five fixed clinics in NSW (in Ashfield, Fairfield, Penrith, Newcastle and Dubbo) and use innovative partnerships to deliver services in other key locations across the state with more 28,000 client visits annually.

 

We also operate Talkline 1300 658 886, a confidential telephone and email information and referral service, connecting our expertise to communities across NSW.

 

We provide information and health promotion activities, as well as education and training for doctors, nurses, teachers and other health, education and welfare professionals.

 

As an independent, not-for-profit organisation, we recognise that every body in every family should have access to high quality clinical services and information.

 

Our services are targeted to marginalised communities, including people from culturally and linguistically diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, refugees, people with disability,  young people, people from rural and remote communities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities.

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Mission Australia
SEE (Skills for Education and Employment) Program

Who can benefit from the SEE Program?

 

  • Any person aged 15 – 64 years who has difficulty with literacy and/or language and numeracy.
  • Any person who is registered with Centrelink as a job seeker.
  • Any Aboriginal,  migrant or refugee clients for whom English is a second language.
  • Early school leavers or those with an interrupted schooling.
  • Long term unemployed.
  • Mature age job seekers who did not complete year 10 equivalent.

 

Remember, jobseekers who are skilled and articulate may still have gaps that are preventing them retaining work or getting the qualifications they need to progress their careers.

Contact details  Denise Moses (Program Manager) 0422 866 065    Ashfield  87756100.
MosesD@missionaustralia.com.au


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Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association

The Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW (MDAA) is the peak body for ALL people in NSW who have a disability and their families and carers, with a particular focus on those from a Culturally And linguistically Diverse / Non English Speaking background with disability.

 

Vision

 

Our Vision is a society where everyone, regardless of background or disability feels welcome, included and supported.

 

MDAA views culture and disability through the lens of diversity. We see diversity as a strength and we promote this view in all our work.

 

We want to make our vision a reality. Over the next five years we will be focussing on three major goals set out in this Strategic Directions document. The details of how we achieve these goals and measure our success will be set out in the Strategic Plan.

 

The major goals are Empowered People, Leading Change and Strengthening MDAA. MDAA works towards achieving these goals through Systemic and Individual Advocacy, Capacity Building and Networking, Industry Development and Training.




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Partners in Recovery
Partners in Recovery
PIR aims to support people with severe and persistent mental illness with complex needs and their carers and families, by getting multiple sectors, services and supports they may come into contact with (and could benefit from) to work in a more collaborative, coordinated and integrated way.
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Wesley Mission

 Wesley Mission Gambling Counselling Service –Filomena Leone

 

Gambling addiction, also known as compulsive gambling is a type of impulse-control disorder.Counsellors use specialised personal counselling techniques to assist gamblers and their families overcome problems associated with gambling. Types of counselling offered includes financial counselling, family member counselling and legal services.

Initial contact is by phone and after telephone assessment an appointment can be made. Assessment includes the extent/impact gambling is affecting personal wellbeing, family relationships, finances and work performance.

Gambling financial counselling is a free confidential community service for persons with a gambling problem. Financial counsellors do not provide loans or arrange for loans to be obtained and can only contact third parties such as lenders with written authorisation as required by the privacy act. If the option presents (after assessment of income and expenditure, assets and liabilities) financial counsellors can negotiate with creditors debt collectors and others for repayment options after a commitment by the person to address their problems associated with gambling.

Wesley Mission Gambling Counselling services can be contacted on

 

(02) 9275 2821 83 Milton Street Ashfield.

 

Wesley Financial Literacy program – Maisie Warburton

 

In charge of my money is designed to assist individuals improve their knowledge, understanding and skills to make informed judgements and effective decisions to use and better manage their money. The content of the program is arranged into three modules each module uses worksheets to engage the participants. The materials incorporate information from the moneysmart website with permission from ASIC.

The program is delivered by an educator to communities and organisations through a series of group presentations. Clients can learn to change their behaviours through developing knowledge understanding and skills in managing their money. The public health model for financial stress identified financial literacy education as a primary prevention program.

 

 

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