This report presents the findings from the Geelong Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) Youth Needs Assessment. The objectives of the project are:
- To provide young CALD refugees and asylum seekers an opportunity to have their voice heard and presented to key youth agencies, organisations and schools
- To understand the immediate needs of young CALD refugees and asylum seekers when first arriving in Australia (between 0-5 years)
- To investigate the extent that the following topics impact on a young persons sense of belonging: Racism, Culture, and settling into Australia, Health, School/Education, Work/Employment/ Centrelink and Friendships and Social needs
- To determine the strategies and resources that young people think are required to support them best, related to the topics above.