Status Resolution Support Payments Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) program supports eligible people who are living in Australia while they seek to resolve their immigration status. The SRSS payment provides financial help for basic living expenses. The Department of Immigrat
Status Resolution Support Services (SRSS) Programme Two organisations have been contracted to deliver the SRSS Programme in Victoria beyond July 2018: AMES Consortium, and Life Without Barriers, trading as National Immigration Support Services. Contact details for the services are in
New Congolese and Bhutanese refugee health profiles have been developed by the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (US) available HERE . CDC is currently developing an Iraqi and Burmese refugee health profiles.
Public mental health services catchment area maps (i.e. for CATT and other services): http://www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/maps/index.htm Victorian public mental health service system: http://www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/mhsystem.pdf A-Z of Department of H
Service planning is assisted by up-to-date population statistics. Here are some useful sources: The Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP),Immigration Detention and Community Statistics Summary report is released monthly. This report includes statistics o
The following projects or research reports relate to the topics of domestic violence, family relations and dynamics in specific reference to the impact of the refugee experience, resettlement and experience of torture/trauma on these relationships. ** Scroll down for referral to suppo
In 1989 Australia established a Women at Risk visa in recognition of the priority given by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to the protection of refugee women in particularly vulnerable situations. Since it was introduced, Australia has helped more than 13,000
Translated health information Children’s Hospital Westmead (child health information) Dental information (services, fact sheets including specific resources for children) Department of Health, Victoria Infectious diseases Immunisation Health translations directory Diabetes Austr
This booklet was developed to assist newly arrived community members to make healthy food choices, and can be used in conjunction with practical education activities such as supermarket tours and cooking demonstrations. The resource is available in Arabic, Chin (Hakha), Chinese, Dari,
This background paper was developed as part of the Good Food for New Arrivals project, led by ASETTS from 2008-2010. The background paper highlights issues of food insecuirty for people of refugee background in Australia and identifies strategies to address these issues.