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migrant and refugee support gold coast
settlement program


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:



  • 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



  • 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

Building community for refugees Gold Coast
Driving program for migrants and refugees
Training about diversity gold coast

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. 

Free social support for multicultural community
Queensland Migrant support
Multicultural events Gold Coast
Driving Change Program
Immigration Advice
English Conversation Class
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