LATEST NEWS AND STORIES FROM ARA
June 16, 2020
ARA face-to-face services are returning The Australian Refugee Association has resumed some face-to-face aspects of its programs and services, in line with the easing of COVID19 […]
June 15, 2020
ARA will mark World Refugee Day on Saturday June 20 with a livestream cooking event from the Migration Museum.
May 25, 2020
Jonas fled to Australia fearing for his life, with just the clothes on his back. Now his life is in peril once more. He is homeless, sleeping in his car. He is alone, unwell and in grave danger.
June 5, 2020
The new ARA Youth Ambassadors had their first official gathering on May the 15th with 18 students and staff from 8 SA high schools, as well as ARA’s Peer Leaders, connecting via a group zoom meeting.
June 4, 2020
How your support is helping communities stop family violence Thanks to strong support from donors to our Christmas appeal, the ARA Communities for Change program has […]
May 29, 2020
Anisa’s Alphabet is a new picture book about a child refugee’s journey, by award-winning Australian writer Mike Dumbleton and well-known illustrator Hannah Sommerville.
May 24, 2020
‘I’m so happy I can’t believe it!’ - That’s how Mara, a young mum who recently arrived in Australia, reacted to her new home and new hope for her two little girls.
SERVICES AND PROGRAMS AT ARA
Family SupportServices designed specifically for families. From group programs like parenting courses, to individual services including family counselling.
Financial SupportFrom assistance negotiating with power companies, to workshops on budgeting, to one-off grants. ARA's services are designed to respond to short-term needs and support long-term stability.
General Client SupportBicultural and general case managers provide individual support, advocacy and referrals. Programs range from specialised and intensive services to general programs.
Employment Pathways SupportPrograms to deliver employment outcomes through education, training opportunities, volunteering, and work experience placements.
Migration SupportARA reunites families through our services for both humanitarian and non-humanitarian entrants.
Youth SupportARA is a leading provider of settlement support services for young people. Services include casework, homework clubs, youth hangout, workshops and holiday programs.
Social and Community EngagementTraining for refugee community leaders, cultural awareness training, and an extensive volunteer program all aiming to strengthen the engagement between refugees and the wider community.