“Refugee” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Settlement Services International Limited Settlement Services International Limited NSW ●●● Supporting vulnerable people in the community - refugees and asylum seekers, the unemployed, families and children, participants with a disability…
Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Limited Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Limited QLD ●●● Culture & Arts Other recreation…
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. Imagine…
DPV HEALTH LTD DPV HEALTH LTD VIC ●●● DPV Health is one of the largest primary healthcare providers in Victoria. We offer a full range of allied health services, such as physiotherapy, spe…
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 addi…
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…
Link Health and Community Limited Link Health and Community Limited VIC ●●● We provided integrated health and community services to ensure healthier people participate in their communities.…
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 ●●● Psychological treatment for refugee and asylum seeker survivors of torture and trauma…
Victorian Foundation For Survivors Of Torture Inc Victorian Foundation For Survivors Of Torture Inc VIC ●●● Our mission is to advance the health, wellbeing and human rights of people from refugee backgrounds who have experienced torture and trauma. We work …
CatholicCare Archdiocese Of Melbourne CatholicCare Archdiocese Of Melbourne VIC ●●● CatholicCare provides a wide range of family & relationship services, pastoral services, schools counselling, emergency relief, refugee settlement eng…
Australian- Multicultural Community Services Inc Australian- Multicultural Community Services Inc ●●● Over the last year, AMCS continued to support elderly people through a range of direct care services. We do this through the following programs: Acces…
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 …
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…
Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc Migrant Resource Centre (Southern Tasmania) Inc TAS ●●● We provide targeted and meaningful services to meet the needs of migrant, humanitarian entrants and refugees living in Tasmania. Our services include …
Womens Health Care Assn Inc Womens Health Care Assn Inc WA ●●● Trading as Womens Health and Family Services (WHFS) we are an independent for purpose organisation working in partnership to ensure our services compl…
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 …
Southern Migrant And Refugee Centre Inc Southern Migrant And Refugee Centre Inc ●●● SMRC is a not-for-profit community based agency, in operation since 1993. We provide services to migrants and refugees living in the southern region o…
Mercy Community Services North Queensland Limited Mercy Community Services North Queensland Limited QLD ●●● We provide care for the elderly through our small residential aged care facility including specific care for women living with dementia We offer affor…
The Bread & Butter Project The Bread & Butter Project NSW ●●● The Bread and Butter Project is a social enterprise bakery that invests 100% of profits in training refugees to be bakers, securing them sustainable e…
Intouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence Intouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence ●●● We are a state-wide specialist family violence service that works with women from migrant and refugee backgrounds, their families and their communitie…
Sydwest Aged Care Disability And Refugee Support Sydwest Aged Care Disability And Refugee Support
Survivors Of Torture And Trauma Assistance And Rehabilitation Service Survivors Of Torture And Trauma Assistance And Rehabilitation Service ●●● STTARS is a specialised service that offers counselling for people from refugee and refugee-like backgrounds to support them in their recovery and hea…
Association For Services To Torture & Trauma Survivors Inc Association For Services To Torture & Trauma Survivors Inc ●●● ASeTTS provided a range of counseling, casework, educational, and community development programs that assist our clients towards recovery from their t…
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 community…
Multicultural Centre For Women's Health Inc Multicultural Centre For Women's Health Inc ●●● Multicultural Centre for Women's Health (MCWH) is a national, community-based organisation which is led by, and for women from immigrant and refu…
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 provide humanitarian settlement, a program of assistance to survivors of torture and trauma, youth services, health and family services to migrant…
Townsville Multicultural Support Group Inc Townsville Multicultural Support Group Inc ●●● TMSG provides settlement support to refugees and migrants, promoting socially inclusive services and activities within Townsville, convening and parti…
Footscray Community Arts Centre Limited Footscray Community Arts Centre Limited VIC ●●● FCACs diverse programming attracted over 85,000 people to the precinct across our flagship programs ArtLife, Indigenous Cultural Program, Emerging Cul…
Fitted For Work Limited Fitted For Work Limited ●●● Fitted for Work helps Australian women experiencing disadvantage get work, keep work and strive at work. Were a not-for-profit based right here in Aus…
Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) Limited Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) Limited ●●● MIC provides support services to people from diverse backgrounds residing in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Our services include casework support f…
Ethnic Community Services Co-operative Ethnic Community Services Co-operative ●●● We provide services to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) backgrounds including migrant ch…
Meadow Heights Learning Shop Inc. Meadow Heights Learning Shop Inc. VIC ●●● * We provide accredited VET courses at minimal cost and pre-accredited and Foundation Skills courses at no cost to the community * We provide support …
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 Advice And Casework Service (Australia) Inc Refugee Advice And Casework Service (Australia) Inc NSW ●●● Provision of free legal services to refugees and asylum seekers…
Brigidine Asylum Seekers and Refugee Trust Brigidine Asylum Seekers and Refugee Trust VIC ●●○ We provide accommodation, food and emergency relief to a large number of people seeking asylum. For those who have no money, either short term or long…
Refugee And Immigration Legal Service Inc Refugee And Immigration Legal Service Inc QLD ●●● We provided self-funded legal assistance to highly vulnerable people who arrived by boat in Australia to seek protection from an array of dreadful exp…
Spiritwest Foundation Spiritwest Foundation VIC ●●● Providing successful programs that directly supported youth, refugee groups and men & women (including under privileged)…
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…
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, contr…
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…
Australia Day Council Of Sa Inc Australia Day Council Of Sa Inc SA ●●● The Australia Day Council of South Australia (ADCSA) is an independent, non-profit, membership-based association. Our vision is to inspire national pr…
QUEANBEYAN MULTILINGUAL CENTRE INC QUEANBEYAN MULTILINGUAL CENTRE INC NSW ●●● We provided a migrant settlement support service…
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 ministry activities.…
Friday Night School Limited Friday Night School Limited ●●● Friday Night School conducts tutoring classes for the benefit of school aged students from non-English speaking backgrounds with a particular emphasis…
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 …
Migrant Womens Emergency Support Service Inc Migrant Womens Emergency Support Service Inc ●●● The Immigrant Women's Support Service provided domestic and/or sexual violence support services to a total of 767 women from culturally and lingu…
Australian Relief Organisation Limited Australian Relief Organisation Limited NSW ●●● Main activities: Australia: Aged care activities Emergency and relief Economic, social and community development Covid relief programs Bus…
Disability Rights Advocacy Service Incorporated Disability Rights Advocacy Service Incorporated SA ●●● Provide advocacy and support for people with a disability.…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
West Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office West Australian Catholic Migrant and Refugee Office WA ●○○ The purpose of WACMRO is to promote reconciliation, mutual respect and tolerance between groups of individuals that are in Australia. Advancing social…
Achievers Club WA Inc Achievers Club WA Inc WA ●○○ 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 provide support to a small community run school catering to Afghan refugees in Makassar, Indonesia. This year we provided money to fund prizes for …
Dream Stitches Migrant and Refugee Womens Sewing Program Incorporated Dream Stitches Migrant and Refugee Womens Sewing Program Incorporated VIC ●○○ We advanced education by teaching women sewing skills, which built confidence and creativity and encouraged opportunities to market sewn products. We …
Cisarua Learning Limited Cisarua Learning Limited NSW ●○○ We are building a border-less community of refugees and non-refugees. We support two way refugee-led education initiatives in Indonesia and Thailand, …
Newbridge Victoria Incorporated Newbridge Victoria Incorporated VIC ●○○ The purpose of Newbridge is to support, empower and connect refugee and migrant children, youth and their families and support their transition into A…
Media Diversity Australia Limited Media Diversity Australia Limited ●○○ We supported young journalists from diverse and CALD backgrounds through an internship program, placing them in various media outlets - which gave the…
Pushing Barriers Inc Pushing Barriers Inc ●○○ This year saw the world face immense health and economic challenges with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the uncertainties, Pushing Bar…
Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group Inc Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group Inc NSW ●○○ We provided financial, practical and emotional support to refugees and asylum seekers living in western Sydney and in the Villawood detention centre…
Find The Lost Coins Pty Ltd Find The Lost Coins Pty Ltd NSW ●○○ We supported victims of homelessness or broken homes with income support and social support. We support a family in Egypt who have been kicked out of …
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 ●○○ We operate a Scholarship Fund, which enables people from refugee and humanitarian backgrounds to access higher education through our scholarships. In …
HOST International Ltd HOST International Ltd NSW ●●○ We provided direct assistance to support refugees and migrants to maintain wellbeing and to meet basic material needs while seeking to resolve their m…
United Federation Of  Volunteers For Refugees Action Inc (ufvra) United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action Inc (ufvra) QLD ●○○ we provide counselling, support to homeless, victims of domestic violence, we mobilized children that have antisocial behavious and engage them to be …
First Hike Project Inc First Hike Project Inc ●○○ We take newly arrived youth from refugee and migrant backgrounds on day and overnight hiking and camping adventures to make them feel more at home and…
The River Nile Learning Centre Inc. The River Nile Learning Centre Inc. VIC ●○○ We empower young refugee, asylum seeker and new migrant women to acquire the language, life and work skills to integrate and thrive in our community. …
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 provided phone top-ups and payment for some medical fees for refugees still detained in offshore-detention in PNG and on Nauru. We also provided on…
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 ●○○ Community Four works alongside the Australian Hazara Womens Friendship Network (AHWFN) to deliver culturally specific English classes to more than 40 …
Australian Refugee and Migrant Care Services Limited Australian Refugee and Migrant Care Services Limited ●○○ ARMCare provided assistance to former refugees living in Australia who were unable to access the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) due to la…
Happy Brain Education Limited Happy Brain Education Limited VIC ●○○ We supported students from disadvantaged backgrounds to access educational support. This was achieved through the tutoring program, the mentoring prog…
Buddies Refugee support Group Ltd Buddies Refugee support Group Ltd ●○○ 1. Provided Learn English Holidays to refugees by providing homestay accommodation and activities enabling them to better adapt to Australian ways. 2.…
Twic East Girls Scholarship Program Twic East Girls Scholarship Program ●○○ TEGSP focus primarily on providing girls from under-privilege communities with comprehensive educational support that includes scholarship and mentori…
Sharing Hope Ltd Sharing Hope Ltd VIC ●○○ Our organisation provides emergency relief through funding medical supplies, educational supplies and food supplies in partnership with refugees and d…
Para Marcia Ltd Para Marcia Ltd NSW ●○○ We provide materials, equipment, and financial support to NGO services as well as developing health outcomes in Timor Leste.…
Refugee Association of Logan Inc. Refugee Association of Logan Inc. QLD ●○○ We provided food aid to unemployed Refugees and Asylum Seekers. After the COVID season, we reopened our office to provide assistance to Refugees to pr…
Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Refugees Promoting Healthy Outcomes for Refugees ●○○ PHOR's effort in 2019/20 was primarily planning and research work, including with partners, regarding priorities for future work to improve the h…
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, contr…
Sisters of the Good Samaritan Foundation Ltd Sisters of the Good Samaritan Foundation Ltd NSW ●●○ The Foundation provides funding to support the work of the Sisters of the Good Samaritan particularly in areas providing support to women and children…
HEARTDANCERS INCORPORATED HEARTDANCERS INCORPORATED NSW ●○○ We have provided employment and engagement opportunities to 65 First Nations, refugee, asylum seeker and CALD Artists/cultural educators to deliver 23…
Road to Refuge Inc Road to Refuge Inc VIC ●○○ We provided training, tools and networking opportunities to people with lived experience of seeking refuge, particularly those experiencing poverty, d…
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 …
Active Refugee and Migrant Integration in Australia Pty Ltd Active Refugee and Migrant Integration in Australia Pty Ltd QLD ●○○ ARMIA's Vision: An inclusive Australia where people from refugee and migrant backgrounds are supported as integrated and contributing citizens. …
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…
Parent's Cafe - Fairfield Incorporated Parent's Cafe - Fairfield Incorporated NSW ●○○ - We provided vocational sewing classes for disadvantaged refugee women in collaboration with TAFE NSW and Social Outfit (a social enterprise). This …
Community Service (LIBERIA) Incorporated Community Service (LIBERIA) Incorporated QLD ●○○ Community Service (Liberia) Incorporated activities and outcomes have helped its work in the following ways: By providing cleaning and lawn mowing se…
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. Imagine…
Refugee Legal Service (TAS) Inc. Refugee Legal Service (TAS) Inc. TAS ●○○ Legal professional's were employed to provide specialist migration advice on a pro-bono basis to refugee, asylum seeker and humanitarian entrants…
WEFTSHOP LIMITED WEFTSHOP LIMITED NSW ●○○ In 2018-2019 WEFTshop directly supported 24 artisans. We conducted 8 training and product sampling workshops in Thailand and Myanmar that transferred …
Shakthi Migrant & Refugee Women's Support Group Melbourne Inc. Shakthi Migrant & Refugee Women's Support Group Melbourne Inc. VIC ●○○ We provided Casework support, advocacy and support services to vulnerable migrant and refugee women. We provided regular counselling to our clients wh…
The Water Well Project Limited The Water Well Project Limited ●○○ We provided health information sessions to people of refugee, asylum seeker or migrant background.…
The Social Outfit Incorporated The Social Outfit Incorporated ●●○ -We supported refugee women to thrive through employment, training and employment pathways -Our retail training program provided first Australian jobs…
Refugee Migrant Children Centre Refugee Migrant Children Centre VIC ●●○ RMCC helps kids from refugee and migrant backgrounds thrive in school and life…
Australian Relief Organisation Limited Australian Relief Organisation Limited NSW ●●● Main activities: Australia: Aged care activities Emergency and relief Economic, social and community development Covid relief programs Bus…
Friends of HEAL Foundation Limited Friends of HEAL Foundation Limited QLD ●○○ The FHEAL Foundation aims to offer direct relief of the helplessness, misfortune and distress experienced by children and young people of refugee back…
Zomi Mission Church Zomi Mission Church ●○○ Our church organise regular church services every saturdays and Sundays. We also organise special events such as - family photo day, sports day, outin…
Mercy Community Services North Queensland Limited Mercy Community Services North Queensland Limited QLD ●●● We provide care for the elderly through our small residential aged care facility including specific care for women living with dementia We offer affor…
World Literacy Foundation World Literacy Foundation ●●○ We provided literacy tutoring services for Indigenous and non indigenous children who struggle to read. We also provided books, educational resources…