Friends of Refugees Inc

Also known as “Friends of Refugees”, Friends of Refugees Inc is a small-scale charity established in 2014. Their main activity is registered as community development primarily serving early childhood - aged under 6 children - aged 6 to under 15 youth - 15 to under 25 adults - aged 25 to under 65 adults - aged 65 and over families migrants, refugees or asylum seekers people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background financially disadvantaged people people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness people with chronic illness (including terminal illness) people with disabilities unemployed persons victims of disaster females males.

We provided food aid/material aid to 1,500 people asylum seekers and refugees each week. Our 600 hours of English classes during the year were well attended and are of particular benefit to those with very minimal literacy skills. We also assisted 21 people to find work through our employment pathways support programs. The friendship and support provided by our 100+ volunteers ensures that asylum seekers and refugees feel welcome to our community.

Friends of Refugees Inc

Who They Help

  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • Victims of disaster
  • Unemployed persons
  • People with disabilities
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • Males
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Families
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65



Total employee expenses: $86,984 (40% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $86,984.

Revenue vs Expenses

Friends of Refugees Inc has seen an average annual growth of 11% in revenue versus a 3% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Grants given out in 2020 for use within Australia: $82,102

Assets vs Liabilities

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Sri Samy
Naresh Raja
Possibly also represents: Residential Care Rights Inc.
Jinny Mcgrath

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
1d Parsons Avenue
Operating States
Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity

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