EnCOMPASS Connectors in South Australia

Australian Refugee Association

W: www.australianrefugee.org E: healthanddisability@ausref.net
T: 08 8354 2951
Address: Ann St (Corner of Commercial Rd), Salisbury SA 5108


Connector in Metro North Adelaide


The Australian Refugee Association (ARA) is a settlement agency in South Australia supporting and empowering people from a refugee and asylum seeker background to successfully settle into Australia. For over 45 years, ARA has helped newly arrived refugees and migrants to learn, work and grow in their new lives.

ARA delivers an array of services targeted at people from a range of backgrounds with the aim of ensuring meaningful and ongoing social and economic participation for new arrivals. Services are tailored to individuals, families, and communities and aim to support people in different stages of life and settlement journey. This includes case management, emergency relief, and programs in parenting, relationship counselling, employment, housing, health, disability, financial support and counselling, migration assistance, youth and social engagement. ARA also offer numerous tailored supports for older people/families with the aim of implementing healthy ageing outcomes for migrants ageing ‘out of place’.


The Multicultural Communities Council of SA

W: www.mccsa.org.au
Contact: Isabella Bracco E: mccsa@mccsa.org.au
T: 08 8345 5266 Address:113 Gilbert Street Adelaide  SA  5000


Connector in Metro East Adelaide


The Multicultural Communities Council of South Australia (MCCSA) is the peak Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) body in South Australia with 122 member organisations. The MCCSA (and its antecedents) have 48 years experience supporting South Australian CALD communities and have trusted relationships which go back decades with some communities. The MCCSA has extensive experience in capacity building, information & education projects and community engagement projects with the CALD sector. The MCCSA has over 35 years experience in the aging sector with the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) program, Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) Transport program, CALD Ageing Well Network, Informed Ageing program, Knowing your Rights, CALD Ageing Well, Carers Project, Palliative Care project, Consultancy work, seniors groups, meeting and workshops.