“Refugee” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Settlement Services International Limited Settlement Services International Limited NSW ●●● SSI is a community organisation and social business that supports newcomers and other Australians to achieve their full potential. We work with all pe…
Mercy Community Services SEQ Limited Mercy Community Services SEQ Limited QLD ●●● Mercy Community is committed to connecting people to the services they need in order to live the life they want, whatever their circumstances. Imagi…
Australia For UNHCR Australia For UNHCR NSW ●●● Australia for UNHCR raises funds for UNHCR's international humanitarian programs supporting refugees and other displace stateless people. In add…
United Israel Appeal Refugee Relief Fund Limited United Israel Appeal Refugee Relief Fund Limited VIC ●●● Funds raised were used to assist in Aliyah, absorption and klitah…
DPV HEALTH LTD DPV HEALTH LTD VIC ●●● DPV Health provides multiple services in the key areas of medical, dental, child, youth and family support, early intervention and chronic care, menta…
Link Health and Community Limited Link Health and Community Limited VIC ●●● TTo serve the needs of the community, Link Health and Community continued to offer our full range of Allied Health, Counselling and Dental Services as…
NSW Service For The Treatment And Rehabilitation Of Torture And Trauma Survivors (Startts) NSW Service For The Treatment And Rehabilitation Of Torture And Trauma Survivors (Startts) NSW ●●● STARTTS is a specialist, non-profit organisation that for more than 25 years has provided culturally appropriate and cutting edge psychological treatm…
Victorian Foundation For Survivors Of Torture Inc Victorian Foundation For Survivors Of Torture Inc VIC ●●● Assisting refugees and asylum seekers by providing them with access to mental health services; advocacy on behalf of refugees; education in refugee co…
HOST International Ltd HOST International Ltd NSW ●●● Host International Ltd has, as its dominant purpose(s), the following objectives: (a) the relief of poverty, distress, suffering or helplessness; (b) …
CatholicCare Archdiocese Of Melbourne CatholicCare Archdiocese Of Melbourne VIC ●●● CatholicCare Melbourne provides a wide range of family & relationship services, pastoral services, refugee settlement engagement & asylum seeker suppo…
Vicseg New Futures Vicseg New Futures VIC ●●● Work with recently arrived migrants and refugee families resulted in -about 3250 students accessing subsidised vocational training - about 350 at risk…
NCCA as the Operator of a PBI Act for Peace NCCA as the Operator of a PBI Act for Peace NSW ●●● Our purpose is demonstrated through our range of humanitarian and refugee protection programs, advocacy and partner capacity-building initiatives. We …
Australian- Multicultural Community Services Inc Australian- Multicultural Community Services Inc VIC ●●● Over the last financial year, AMCS continued to support elderly people through a range of direct care services. We do this through the following progr…
Key Employment Association Limited Key Employment Association Limited NSW ●●● We support people with disability and other disadvantage engage with formal education, get more skills, good jobs and more respect in our community. T…
Southern Migrant And Refugee Centre Inc Southern Migrant And Refugee Centre Inc VIC ●●● As an organisation we strive to:Provide support to reduce poverty of migrant refugees and asylum seeker families suffering financial crisis, destituti…
Migrant Resource Centre Of Sa Inc Migrant Resource Centre Of Sa Inc SA ●●● The Australian Migrant Resource Centre (AMRC) specialises in humanitarian and migrant settlement, and community capacity building and development for …
Womens Health Care Assn Inc Womens Health Care Assn Inc WA ●●● Womens Health & Family Services is a not-for-profit organisation that specialises in women's health issues. These include: medical, counselling, …
Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc TAS ●●● We support people with migrant backgrounds to settle successfully in Tasmania. Our services include support for older people and specialised settlemen…
Sydwest Aged Care Disability And Refugee Support Sydwest Aged Care Disability And Refugee Support NSW ●○○ Sydwest ACD & RS pursued its charitable purposes by various programs including assisting aged and disabled clients in their homes, casework and suppor…
Mercy Community Services North Queensland Limited Mercy Community Services North Queensland Limited QLD ●●● Our main purpose is benevolent relief and the core business of Mercy Community Services North Queensland is the provision of practical, affordable and…
Association For Services To Torture & Trauma Survivors Inc Association For Services To Torture & Trauma Survivors Inc WA ●●● ASeTTS provided a range of counselling, case work, educational and community development programs that assist our clients towards recovery from their …
The Bread & Butter Project The Bread & Butter Project NSW ●●● We established a social enterprise wholesale bakery and commenced the production and sale of bread to generate income towards funding training program…
Intouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence Intouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence VIC ●●● Our purpose is a commitment to changing lives and transforming communities for the better. We respond to the needs of migrant and refugee women and th…
Survivors Of Torture And Trauma Assistance And Rehabilitation Service Survivors Of Torture And Trauma Assistance And Rehabilitation Service SA ●●● STTARS provide counselling, support and other services to people from a refugee and migrant background who have experienced torture or been traumatise…
Meadow Heights Learning Shop Inc. Meadow Heights Learning Shop Inc. VIC ●●● MHEC donated and received funding from Local and State Governments to enhance employment opportunities for the disadvantaged/disengaged community thro…
Townsville Multicultural Support Group Inc Townsville Multicultural Support Group Inc QLD ●●● TMSG provides settlement support to refugees and migrants, promoting multiculturalism within Townsville, convening and participating in community stra…
Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre Inc Refugee & Immigration Legal Centre Inc VIC ●●● Refugee Legal is an independent community legal centre specialising in refugee and immigration law, policy and practice. Refugee Legal has been assist…
Melaleuca Refugee Centre Torture & Trauma Survivor's Service Of The Northern Territory Inc Melaleuca Refugee Centre Torture & Trauma Survivor's Service Of The Northern Territory Inc NT ●●● We settled refugees and their families in Darwin during 2017-18. We provided torture and trauma counseling services, as well as support to migrant an…
Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) Limited Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) Limited VIC ●●● - MIC supports people from refugee and migrant backgrounds residing in the Eastern suburbs of Melbourne to understand life in Australia, integrate int…
Refugee Advice And Casework Service (Australia) Inc Refugee Advice And Casework Service (Australia) Inc NSW ●●● Refugee Advice and Casework Service (RACS), a community legal centre, has been protecting the human rights of people seeking asylum in Australia since…
Footscray Community Arts Centre Limited Footscray Community Arts Centre Limited VIC ●●● FCAC has established itself as a national and international leader in listening, nurturing, creating and presenting contemporary arts in collaboration…
Ethnic Community Services Co-operative Ethnic Community Services Co-operative NSW ●●● We provide services to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds, including migrant c…
Multicultural Centre For Women's Health Inc Multicultural Centre For Women's Health Inc VIC ●●● Multicultural Centre for Womens Health (MCWH) is a national, community-based organisation which is led by and for women from immigrant and refugee bac…
Thrive Refugee Enterprise Limited Thrive Refugee Enterprise Limited ●●● Thrive purpose is to positively transform the lives of refugees and asylum seekers by helping them build successful businesses and fulfilling lives, s…
Fitted For Work Limited Fitted For Work Limited VIC ●●● Fitted for Work is an independent not-for-profit organisation and the first of its kind in Australia. Our innovative pre and post employment services …
Edmund Rice Centre Mirrabooka Inc Edmund Rice Centre Mirrabooka Inc WA ●●● We provided settlement support to refugees/migrants via casework, community education, sports, leadership and other development activities. We also s…
Refugee And Immigration Legal Service Inc Refugee And Immigration Legal Service Inc QLD ●●● Provision of information, legal advice, representation and community legal education to a vulnerable and diverse client group of refugees, disadvantag…
Spiritwest Foundation Spiritwest Foundation VIC ●●● Providing successful programs that directly supported youth, refugee groups and men & women (including under privileged)…
Refugee Council Of Australia Inc Refugee Council Of Australia Inc NSW ●●● We advocate for rights and voices of refugees and people seeking asylum to be heard. We develop sustainable policy solutions. We educate the communit…
Jesuit Refugee Service (Australia) Incorporated Jesuit Refugee Service (Australia) Incorporated NSW ●●● JRS offered care to refugees and asylum seekers in the form of emergency relief, food bank as well as social, empowerment, recreational, community dev…
Leading The Way With Dr. Michael Youssef Australia Limited Leading The Way With Dr. Michael Youssef Australia Limited NSW ●●● Broadcasting the teaching of Dr Michael Youssef across Australia via various media platforms and raising support for various ministry activities.…
Migrant Womens Emergency Support Service Inc Migrant Womens Emergency Support Service Inc QLD ●●● The Immigrant Women's Support Service provided domestic and/or sexual violence support services to a total of 767 women from culturally and lingu…
Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Limited Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Limited QLD ●●● Assisted with: 1. Development of artists and arts workers from Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander, Migrant and Refugee Background through development …
Welcoming Australia Ltd Welcoming Australia Ltd SA ●●● Welcoming Australia cultivates a culture of welcome and creates opportunities for people of all backgrounds to have equal opportunity to belong, cont…
Liverpool Womens Health Centre Inc Liverpool Womens Health Centre Inc NSW ●●● Provision of a range of services and activities targeting women that work, study and live in the Liverpool LGA with special attention on the needs of …
Australian Relief Organisation Limited Australian Relief Organisation Limited NSW ●●● Social inclusion visits to nursing homes, homeless support, refugee support, asylum seeker support, projects for people with disabilities, social resp…
Nepean Community College Inc Nepean Community College Inc NSW ●●● In 2018 the College provided for over 3,400 places in community education and training utilising its program design capabilities to build lifelong, li…
QUEANBEYAN MULTILINGUAL CENTRE INC QUEANBEYAN MULTILINGUAL CENTRE INC NSW ●●○ Queanbeyan Multilingual Centre Inc delivers targeted outcome services/programs for migrants, refugees and asylum seekers including - placing people i…
International Teams Australia Incorporated International Teams Australia Incorporated NSW ●●○ We support and develop refugee, end-slavery and evangelism programs in conjunction with churches overseas and in Australia.…
Australia Day Council Of Sa Inc Australia Day Council Of Sa Inc SA ●●○ The Australia Day Council of South Austrlalia, at its core, is about promoting the meaning of Australia Day and deepening community spirit. We work to…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Achievers Club WA Inc Achievers Club WA Inc ●○○ We provide educational support in the form of weekly out-of-school mentoring and tuition for selected children (currently from primarily refugee famil…
Makassar Refugee Learning Partnership Incorporated Makassar Refugee Learning Partnership Incorporated ●○○ We provided training to volunteer teachers who are running their own school within a refugee community. We sent a trained teacher educator to work ons…
Dream Stitches Migrant and Refugee Womens Sewing Program Incorporated Dream Stitches Migrant and Refugee Womens Sewing Program Incorporated VIC ●○○ Please see Aims of Dream Stitches in attached Brochure on the website... Website: www.dreamstitches.org.au Also see Annual Report…
Cisarua Learning Limited Cisarua Learning Limited NSW ●○○ We provided technical and financial support to, refugee and asylum seeker children and young adults located in Cisarua outside of Jakarta, Indonesia t…
From Found Inc From Found Inc ●○○ We employed women from refugee backgrounds as sewing machinists and provided them with employment and skill building in both sewing and language devel…
Newbridge Victoria Incorporated Newbridge Victoria Incorporated VIC ●○○ We assist refugee and migrant children and youth and their families in their settlement journey in Australia and supporting their transition into Aust…
Pushing Barriers Inc Pushing Barriers Inc QLD ●○○ The management committees goals for the year were to give as many boys and girls from a refugee background, ages 12-18, the opportunity to play sport …
Media Diversity Australia Limited Media Diversity Australia Limited NSW ●○○ * We produced a free handbook that helps newsrooms and journalists report on Indigenous affairs and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. * …
Find The Lost Coins Pty Ltd Find The Lost Coins Pty Ltd NSW ●○○ Domestic - We helped with medical expenses for a new refugee to Australia, we raised funds to help integrate a refugee family prior to their arrival i…
Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group Inc Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group Inc NSW ●○○ We provide practical and emotional support to refugees and asylum seekers in the western part of Sydney. We visit Villawood Detention Centre, suppor…
Lillie's Books Incorporated Lillie's Books Incorporated SA ●○○ We gift new books to disadvantaged children and young people in need. We deliver these books to organisations that provide support to children and…
Community Four Ltd Community Four Ltd VIC ●○○ We provided English as an additional language training to Hazara women from refugee backgrounds. We provided living in Australia life skills training …
Happy Brain Education Limited Happy Brain Education Limited VIC ●○○ We provided tutoring and mentoring services in Broadmeadows, Noble Park and online. We also conducted mentoring services in schools.…
Australian Refugee and Migrant Care Services Limited Australian Refugee and Migrant Care Services Limited ●○○ We provided ongoing health care coordination, health advocacy, and social support to 120 former refugees in North Brisbane. We registered as a provi…
Thrive Refugee Enterprise Limited Thrive Refugee Enterprise Limited ●●● Thrive purpose is to positively transform the lives of refugees and asylum seekers by helping them build successful businesses and fulfilling lives, s…
John Mac Foundation Limited John Mac Foundation Limited NSW ●○○ Our activities in Australia: In Australia, the John Mac Foundation operates a Scholarship Fund, which enables people from refugee, humanitarian and ot…
HOST International Ltd HOST International Ltd NSW ●●● Host International Ltd has, as its dominant purpose(s), the following objectives: (a) the relief of poverty, distress, suffering or helplessness; (b) …
First Hike Project Inc First Hike Project Inc ●○○ First Hike Project Inc. aims to introduce as many newly arrived refugee youth to the wonders of the Australian bush on overnight hiking and camping ad…
United Federation Of  Volunteers For Refugees Action Inc (ufvra) United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action Inc (ufvra) QLD ●○○ UFVRA focuses on advancing of social welfare operating a night hostel for homeless people so that they dont have to sleep on the streetproviding parce…
The River Nile Learning Centre Inc. The River Nile Learning Centre Inc. VIC ●○○ RNLC delivers English as an Additional Language (EAL) classes for Refugee and Asylum Seeker women in a supportive and nurturing environment. We also d…
Barefoot to Boots Limited Barefoot to Boots Limited SA ●○○ Helped improve the lives of people in refugee camps by providing them with resources and items that they would otherwise find difficulty in obtaining.…
Gifts for Manus and Nauru Incorporated Gifts for Manus and Nauru Incorporated NSW ●●○ We have provided phone credit, material aid (clothing, shoes, phones and other items), funded medical and dental care, and provided trauma counselling…
Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Refugees Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Refugees ●○○ PHOR undertook a number of projects to promote the health and well-being of refugees, but primarily did planning and research to determine future prio…
Buddies Refugee support Group Ltd Buddies Refugee support Group Ltd QLD ●○○ Buddies is an independent community group that supports refugees and people seeking asylum, advocates for the just and compassionate treatment of refu…
Joondalup & Wanneroo Regional Multicultural Services Inc Joondalup & Wanneroo Regional Multicultural Services Inc WA ●○○ Examples of some of the assitstance we provided is as follows:(1)psychosocial support services to people from CaLD backgrounds or refugee backgrounds …
Twic East Girls Scholarship Program Twic East Girls Scholarship Program QLD ●○○ The charity provide four years high school scholarship to girl children from under-privileged communities in refugee camps. After the completion of fo…
Northern Beaches Refugee Initiative Northern Beaches Refugee Initiative NSW ●○○ NBRI supported 9 Syrian Refugee Families settling on the Northern Beaches,Sydney region with rental subsidy and variety of assimilation needs…
Sharing Hope Ltd Sharing Hope Ltd VIC ●○○ Sharing Hope's purpose is to provide public benevolent relief to those in need or distress along the Thai Burma border and within Myanmar. Our ac…
Para Marcia Ltd Para Marcia Ltd NSW ●○○ *We have supported the work of a midwife nurse in a village in East Timor to reduce infant mortality and provide community health education. *We have …
Refugee Association of Logan Inc. Refugee Association of Logan Inc. QLD ●○○ We provide counselling support and communication English to newly arrived refugees and asylum seekers. We help with form filling for applications to …
Active Refugee and Migrant Integration in Australia Pty Ltd Active Refugee and Migrant Integration in Australia Pty Ltd QLD ●○○ ARMIA's Mission is to empower New Australians i.e. those from refugee/migrant backgrounds who no longer are part of the Australian Governments se…
Albury-Wodonga Ethnic Communities Council Inc. Albury-Wodonga Ethnic Communities Council Inc. VIC ●○○ We provided settlement support, information and advocacy and community capacity-building programs to new, emerging and established migrant and refugee…
Welcoming Australia Ltd Welcoming Australia Ltd SA ●●● Welcoming Australia cultivates a culture of welcome and creates opportunities for people of all backgrounds to have equal opportunity to belong, cont…
HEARTDANCERS INCORPORATED HEARTDANCERS INCORPORATED NSW ●○○ Heartdancers Charity advances cultural diversity in the arts (music, dance, story telling and visual arts) to influence change, social cohesion, incre…
Sisters of the Good Samaritan Foundation Ltd Sisters of the Good Samaritan Foundation Ltd NSW ●●○ In 2018 the Good Samaritan Foundation continued to provide support for charitable programs initiated by the Sisters of the Good Samaritan including; G…
Mazi Mas Inc Mazi Mas Inc ●○○ Mazi Mas assists refugee and asylum seeker women who have been unable to find employment since arriving in Australia. For each of its programs, Mazi …
Road to Refuge Inc Road to Refuge Inc VIC ●○○ Road to Refuge ran a number of community engagement events to shine a light on the complexity of the issues surrounding those who seek asylum. We ran …
The Welcome Group Inc The Welcome Group Inc VIC
Mettamorphosis Inc Mettamorphosis Inc ●○○ We undertake the following activities to raise funds and awareness: - fundraising activities to raise funds to support the Chin refugee community scho…
Refugee Legal Service (TAS) Inc. Refugee Legal Service (TAS) Inc. TAS ●○○ The organisation employs a migration agent and lawyer to provide free legal services to disadvantaged refugees, asylum seekers, or humanitarian entran…
Mercy Community Services SEQ Limited Mercy Community Services SEQ Limited QLD ●●● Mercy Community is committed to connecting people to the services they need in order to live the life they want, whatever their circumstances. Imagi…
Community Service (LIBERIA) Incorporated Community Service (LIBERIA) Incorporated QLD ●○○ 2018 CHARITABLE ACTIVITIES ELDERLY AND DISABLED DOMESTIC SERVICES Community Service (Liberia) Incorporated is providing domestic services to the eld…
Parent's Cafe - Fairfield Incorporated Parent's Cafe - Fairfield Incorporated NSW ●●○ Our activities and community program achieved our charity objectives. Our programs helped many refugee groups to learn a new skill of their interest o…
The Trustee for Humanist Aid Foundation The Trustee for Humanist Aid Foundation NSW ●○○ The Humanist Aid Foundation raised and distributed funds to the Cathy Freeman Foundation, Oxfam Australia, Twenty-Ten Association, Mahbobas Promise, B…
WEFTSHOP LIMITED WEFTSHOP LIMITED NSW ●○○ Our shared vision is for disadvantaged artisans to build livelihoods beyond essential needs, develop the skills to preserve their techniques, train ot…
Australian Refugee Connection Limited Australian Refugee Connection Limited QLD ●○○
Shakthi Migrant & Refugee Women's Support Group Melbourne Inc. Shakthi Migrant & Refugee Women's Support Group Melbourne Inc. VIC ●○○ Shakti is a national not for profit community organisation specialised in the area of womens development, empowerment and domestic/ family violence in…
The Water Well Project Limited The Water Well Project Limited VIC ●○○ We provide free health education sessions to people of refugee, asylum seeker and migrant background Our sessions are run by volunteer, qualified heal…
The Social Outfit Incorporated The Social Outfit Incorporated NSW ●●○ The Social Outfit is a fashion label with a difference. Were an independently-accredited, ethical trading social enterprise that provides employment a…
Australian Relief Organisation Limited Australian Relief Organisation Limited NSW ●●● Social inclusion visits to nursing homes, homeless support, refugee support, asylum seeker support, projects for people with disabilities, social resp…