Education

African communities health education

Raising awareness about physical activity and nutrition for humanitarian entrants.

Run by the African Communities Council of SA
At: 59 King William Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8217 9520
Email: admin@accsa.com.au

African parenting and family skills development

Information, training and support for African humanitarian entrants.

Run by the African Communities Council of SA
At: 59 King William Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8217 9520
Email: admin@accsa.com.au

African Women's Health Education Group

For African women who are humanitarian entrants and have been in Australia for less than five years.

Run by the African Women's Federation of SA
At: 304 Henley Beach Road, Underdale
Tel: +61 8 8161 3331
Email: me.lartey@bigpond.com

Beach and water safety

Surf Lifesavers provide beach and water safety education and community training.

Run by Surf Life Saving SA and local councils
At: 219 Henley Beach Road, Torrensville
Tel: +61 8 8354 6900
Email: surflifesaving@surfrescue.com.au

Children's centres

Provide care, education, health, community development activities and family services for families and their young children. Each centre is tailored to meet the needs of the local community. For families and children aged from birth to eight years of age.

Run by the Department for Education and Early Childhood Development
Tel: +61 8 8226 1755
Email: childrenscentres@sa.gov.au

Connected Communities Settlement Program – Education workshops

Facilitates community education workshops for new and emerging communities in partnership with relevant service providers on a range of settlement topics. For humanitarian entrants in metropolitan Adelaide.

Run by Lutheran Community Care
Contact: Younus Noori (Afghan Community Liaison Officer) ynoori@lccsa.org.au

Driving courses

Driver safety and awareness workshops, driver training courses and subsidised driver training towards a provisional driving licence. For young people who are humanitarian entrants and have lived in Australia for less than five years.

Run by YouthJet in metropolitan Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8227 0933

Family relationship workshops

Parenting and family skills development for individuals, groups or agencies.

Run by the Lutheran Community Care
At: Magill
Tel: +61 8 8331 3111
Email: magill@lccare.org.au

Homework clubs    

After-school homework clubs for high school students of refugee backgrounds.

Run by the Australian Refugee Association

  • Tuesdays 4-6 pm at Twelve25 Youth Centre, 17-19 Wiltshire Street, Salisbury
  • Tuesdays and Wednesdays 4-6 pm at Youth Central, 65 Woodville Road, Woodville
  • Thursdays 4-6 pm at Findon Library, Findon Shopping Centre, Corner of Grange and Findon Roads

Tel: +61 8 8354 2951
Email: Natalie.matulick@ausref.net

Intensive English Language Education (formerly NAP)

Intensive English language and orientation to South Australian schooling. For young humanitarian entrants without proficient English, and / or without continuous schooling experience.

Run by the Department for Education and Child Development
In 18 primary IEL centres (17 in metropolitan Adelaide and one in Mount Gambier), and one secondary (Croydon).

Thebarton Senior College at Torrensville runs an adult new arrivals program which prepares students for living in Australia and for SACE entry.

Leadership skills support

Provides support and advice to community groups focused on improving their leadership skills. For Middle Eastern community groups representing humanitarian entrants who have been in Australia for less than five years.

Run by the Middle Eastern Communities Council of SA
At: 59 King William Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8217 9523
Email: admin@meccsa.com.au

Learning for life educational scholarships

For students of low income families attending public school.

Provided by The Smith Family
At: Ground Floor, 97 Pirie Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8224 1400

Little Big Book Club

Provides free e-books in a range of languages and new arrivals family reading packs for children under five years who are newly arrived refugees or speak a language other than English. Visit the Little Big Book Club website.

Lutheran community care services

Information sessions, Afghan youth group, support for vulnerable women at risk, developing volunteer advocates. For humanitarian entrants who have been in Australia for less than five years.

Run by Lutheran Community Care SA
In metropolitan Adelaide, Murray Bridge and the Riverland
Tel: +61 8 8269 9300 (Adelaide) and +61 8 8531 3644 (Murray Bridge and Riverland)

Multicultural families services

Provides information, support and advice on a range of matters via workshops in a range of languages on relevant topics, such as parenting. For people of multicultural backgrounds.

Run by Uniting Care Wesley Bowden.
Tel: +61 8 8342 0899
Email: ccls@ucwesleyadelaide.org.au

Parenting workshops

For parents from refugee backgrounds who have been in Australia for less than five years.

Run by the Australian Refugee Association
At: 304 Henley Beach Road, Underdale
Tel: +61 8 8354 2951

Refugee services 

Migration seminars, information sessions, parenting workshops, community development, volunteering programs, leadership development, and housing education. For humanitarian entrants who have been in Australia for less than five years.

Run by the Australian Refugee Association
At: 304 Henley Beach Road, Underdale
Tel: +61 8 8354 2951

Salisbury Youth Enterprise Centre (Twelve25)

Resources for volunteers and young people, including free computer and internet access and IT training.

Run by City of Salisbury Council
At: 17 Wiltshire St, Salisbury
Tel: +61 8 8253 9928
Email: rhenke@salisbury.sa.gov.au

Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service (STTARS)

Casework, referrals, group information sessions, publications, mentoring training programs, career and life coaching, work experience placements, facilitating enrolment in vocational education, identifying career paths and preparation in obtaining and maintaining employment. For children and youth survivors of torture and trauma from migrant and refugee backgrounds (by referral).

Run by STTARS
At: 81 Angas Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8206 8900  
Email: sttars@sttars.org.au

Transitions program

Supports the coordination and delivery of learning activities for adults, designed to help them to make successful transitions to vocational education and training and the achievement of post-school qualifications.

Providers:

Western Adelaide Transitions (WAT)

An alternative to mainstream school and takes a holistic and innovative approach using teachers, youth workers and volunteers, as well as individual case management, to support young people to achieve their full potential. Focuses heavily on literacy and numeracy as well as life skills and community engagement.

Run by Baptist Care SA
Tel: 1300 654 450 

Youth Leadership Program

Skills training and development, supporting them to achieve their potential as leaders, community advocates, role models and mentors for other young people in their communities. For young people.

Run by the Australian Migrant Resource Centre
At: 59 King William Street, Adelaide
Tel: +61 8 8217 9526
Email: bosco@mrcsa.com.au

At: Northern Area MRC, 28 Mary Street, Salisbury
Tel: +61 8 8283 0844
Email: reagan@mrcsa.com.au