Swan Hill Uniting Church Community Issues Group

Swan Hill, VIC

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Funded 2013 by Aus Post

Swan Hill Asylum Seeker Programs

Funds will help integrate asylum seekers into the community by providing practical services such as driving lessons, language programs and Muslim women's and girls' programs.

Profile

The Swan Hill Community Issues Group was formed to address reconciliation between asylum seekers and local residents. The group have been supporting asylum seekers since 2001 and find the numbers are increasing in their community as government policy changes. The project provides a diverse range of activities such as welcome functions for new arrivals, provision of driving lessons, transport support and assistance with school clothing and books.

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Highlighting the Loddon Mallee region