Great resources you can turn to
Discover a range of reputable organisations that can help with many aspects of life - both in Sydney and within the Cumberland City area.
Auburn Diversity Services Inc. (ADSi)
ADSI is a community based, non-profit organisation that promotes multiculturalism, access, equity and social justice. It is committed for developing strategies which address the needs of all Australians, especially special needs groups such as youth, refugees, women, children, families, the elderly, the unemployed, the homeless and people with a disability.
Address: 17 Macquarie Road, Auburn, NSW 2144
Phone: 02 8737 655000
Community Migrant Resource Centre (CMRC)
This is a not for profit community based organisation that promotes a fair, equal and inclusive society where individuals are valued, contributing and self-sufficient members of Australian Society.
CMRC helps to develop and provide a range of services for newly arrived migrants, refugees and humanitarian causes. Services include:
- Settlement advice, information and referrals
- Community development activities
- Information and training sessions
- Working closely with local and regional service providers - both government and non-government
- Networking with local and regional services
- Use of centre facilities
- Bilingual workers for easier conversations
Address: 1 Horwood Place, Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: 02 9687 9901
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. During these uncertain times, it can help to have someone to turn to and talk through your concerns without fear of judgement. Lifeline will offer you connection, compassion and hope.
Phone: 13 11 14
Online Chat service: Crisis support chat
TAFE NSW offers hundreds of courses with a wide range of study options - from online courses to diplomas and degrees, training and fulltime education.
Phone: 131 601
Thrive Refugee Enterprise
Thrive will helps refugees and asylum seekers to achieve their dreams in developing a business. Thrive provides small business loans and support that enables immigrants to start and grow successful businesses and become financially independent, while actively contributing to Australia’s economy and community life.
Address: Level 2, 75 George Street, Parramatta, NSW 2150
Phone: 02 9797 8378
Western Sydney University (WSU)
Western Sydney University offers a range of study options within the arts and humanities, social sciences, cultural studies, computing, and entrepreneurial business and management.
If you're thinking about university study, WSU offers an outstanding range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research options across 10 campuses in Greater Western Sydney.
Phone: 1300 897 669
The Woodville Alliance can provide you with help from youth workers for a wide range of issues, including:
- Mental wellbeing
- Healthy digital habits
- Alcohol and other drug services
- Education, employment and training services
- Social Issues
- School and work concerns supporting you there
Address: 44-46 Mandarin Street, Fairfield East NSW 216
Phone: 02 9722 5200