SETTLEMENT SERVICES

The SETS program is funded by the Department of Home Affairs to support migrants and refugees arriving to Australia for the first five years in the country.

 

Settlement Services include:

 

Accommodation

  • Search to find suitable Accommodation

  • Assisting with documentation and applying for rental accommodation

  • Advocacy with real estate and other service providers

  • Helping to connect services such as Internet and electricity

 

Orientation programs and Workshops about

  • Immigration

  • Citizenship test workshop

  • Health and Infection Control

  • Police and Enforcement

  • Domestic Violence

  • Medicare and Pharmacy Services

  • Centrelink Services

  • English Conversational Classes

 

Employment

  • Assisting with personal resume

  • Job search skills

 

Immigration Assistance

  • Family sponsorship applications

  • Travel Document and Immi Card applications

  • Citizenship applications

 

Financial Guidance

  • Internet banking

  • Assisting with payment plan

  • Payments through Centrelink’s CentrePay program

  • Bills related to Phone, Internet and Electricity

 

Health and Wellbeing

  • Assisting clients to find bilingual practitioners to meet their needs

  • Community development and social support programs to link with larger community

  • Sports and interactive activities such as volleyball evening and family BBQ 

  • Youth Camp

Driving Change Program

Supporting newly arrived migrants and refugees and vulnerable members of the community to practice their driving skills and obtain their drivers licence. this program supports clients to gain independance and increase their confidence increasing their chances to find employment.

Immigration Support

MFO provides free immigration advice and support by a registered immigration agent is available to all MFO Clients. 

English Conversation Morning Tea

Once a week we have informal conversational English lessons facilitated by our multilingual staff. Many of our clients have a great need for this extra language support, and they feel relaxed being taught by people they know and have regular contact with.

Document Clinic

Our trained volunteers can support clients to fill in large forms and documents by appointment. 

 
 
 
 
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ADDRESS

79B Scarborough St

Southport QLD 4215

PHONE

07 5571 0381

FAX

07 5571 0334

EMAIL

reception@mfo.org.au