Our settlement support groups meet regularly to socialise, practise conversational English and get information about topics such as health, education, public transport, housing and financial education.
The groups are run by experienced and bilingual Spectrum staff, who invite guest speakers and organise activities that reflect the groups’ culture and interests.
Who the support groups are for
Settlement support group services are for people who have been in Australia for five years or less, are permanent residents who came to Australia on Humanitarian/Refugee visas or as Family Stream migrants, and have low levels of English proficiency.
Our current support groups
The number of settlement support groups that we look after changes depending on the needs of the communities. At the moment we facilitate the following groups:
This group meets every Tuesday in our Sunshine Office, 10.00am -12.00.
Farsi/Dari-Speaking Women’s Group
This group meets in our Sunshine office every Friday, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm.
For more information, call 03 9300 8600.
Chinese Support Group
This group meets in our Preston office every second Friday, 1.30 – 3.30 pm.
For more information call 03 9496 0200.
For information about our settlement support groups, please check the Spectrum calendar.