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SydWest’s community engagement activities continued with a special presentation to the Mt Druitt TAFE students. The Settlement Services team visited classes for students from Arab-speaking countries (including Syria and Iraq), Afghanistan, Iran, Ethiopia, Eritrea and DR Congo to provide information on our services and how we can support them as they settle into Australia.
SydWest’s Youth Team recently visited Canberra with a group of 26 young people from refugee backgrounds for a trip to both Old and New Parliament House, and a chance to learn about how the Australian Government operates.
Football is known as the World Game, with culture being the stem for many individuals, families and communities. On the 19th of July, Football NSW in conjunction with SydWest Multicultural Services organised a community coaching session for newly settled refugees.
Soheil Ettehadolhagh arrived in 2015 from Iran after fleeing religious persecution. With the help of SydWest, Soheil has been building a new life for his family in Blacktown and continuing his work as a professional photographer.
Aiming to engage and educate employers about the many benefits of employing people from refugee, migrant backgrounds and people with disability.
Whether you are new to the Blacktown district or a long-term resident keen to know more about the local services on offer, then don’t miss the Blacktown Community Services Expo on Wednesday 12 September.
SydWest Multicultural Services is pleased to advise that they will be part of the Self-Management Expo in Rouse Hill on Tuesday 11th September 2018.
The Self-Management Expo is an initiative of the NDIS and is for people living with a disability (and their families) who want to learn more about the steps to having more choice and control by self-managing their NDIS funding.
SydWest will be having a stall at the Expo and invites people living with a disability, their families, the local community and other services to come talk to us and see how we can support your journey.
SydWest Multicultural Services latest office is on the ground floor of Vinegar Hill Memorial Community Centre, 29 Main Street, Rouse Hill Town Centre. Staff of our Aged Care and Disability Services team are based there and available to discuss your needs and preferences further – come in and say hello!
SydWest Multicultural Services is pleased to announce that the research report, prepared by Western Sydney University on the Navigating Resettlement youth project, is being launched at a special event being held at SydWest’s Blacktown offices. Professor Peter Shergold will be the keynote speaker at the Launch of Navigating Resettlement Project Research Report in Blacktown on Wednesday 25th July 2018 from 4pm.
People of all ages and backgrounds are invited to the Blacktown City Refugee Week Celebration 2018 events in Mt Druitt, Friday 22 June, 2018 from 10am.