SUPPORT GROUP

People from refugee backgrounds suffer from a loss of identity, social isolation, language and cultural barriers and the uncertainty that comes from losing everything they have ever known and the uncertainty of their future in Australia. The horrors they flee from, the trauma and the upheaval of their experiences and the unfamiliarity of a new country they are settling in creates immense fear, often immobilising them from taking action to improve their situation causing severe depression and PTSD.

Operational Ethos

Our Adult Support groups aims to provide a safe and welcoming environment where all people can relax, make friends and contacts, share experiences, learn new ideas and skills, and find pathways to connect to services and opportunities.

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We are a country of immigrants from all over the world, from every culture, from every religion, from every belief system. Our culture and way of life is the product of that, and it’s remarkable because of that. If you can’t see that, I can only suggest that you need to see more of the world and life in general. Yes, we want to welcome people from Syria and all the other countries that have been devestated by extremism and insanity, because that’s what we’ve always done and that’s what we’re ver…
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