LATEST NEWS AND STORIES FROM ARA
May 31, 2023
Mariam was breast feeding her little girl when she noticed a strange pain in her chest a few weeks ago. This was a pain she had not felt before. But she didn’t have time to stop and think about it, so she pushed the feeling away. But within weeks, Mariam was feeling extremely unwell, and had no idea why. After a visit to the GP and multiple tests, Mariam was diagnosed with breast cancer. And this family is all alone, with no support.
December 2, 2022
We are excited to release our 2020-2021 report, which shows how we help refugees put the pieces of the settlement puzzle together. It's an opportunity to share not only what we do, but more importantly why we do it.
March 7, 2023
Farah’s family fled war and terror, but life in Australia got better. She studied at university with a dream to become a medical laboratory scientist. Farah wanted to give back, help people and do some good in the world. but then her life came crumbling down.
December 15, 2022
Please note the ARA office is closed from 5PM on Friday 23rd December 2022 until 9AM Monday 9th January 2023.
November 25, 2022
Sonam and his children are right at the centre of South Australia’s rental crisis. Without support from you and ARA, they will be homeless within weeks.
June 6, 2022
Come celebrate Refugee Week with us! The Australian Refugee Association is proud to present a series of Refugee Week events throughout June exploring this year’s theme […]
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.
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