Around the world, more than 60 million people are refugees, displaced or seeking asylum, giving rise to a global humanitarian crisis.
Vinnies offers new members of the Queensland community a helping hand to settle in to their new lives, because we know that adjusting to life in a different country can be complex and overwhelming at times.
Support we provide
Our focus is on working with individuals and families to encourage self-reliance and independence. Some of the support we provide includes:
Free services to make the transition to life in Australia easier
English language skills tutoring and community support, which can include practical support such as cooking skills and help with shopping
We can help
Please select from one of the options in the menu to find out more about the services we may have available in your local area to help you settle in to your new community.
St Vincent de Paul Society has over 160 years’ experience in Australia serving the community, underpinned by our commitment to offering a hand up to people in need of our support.