Red Cross

Red Cross provides provides help and support to refugees, asylum seekers, immigration detainees and other people who are vulnerable as a result of migration.
Red Cross will be helping people to set up their new homes, helping people to learn about their new communities and helping people to connect to local services like Medicare, schools and other community services.
Red Cross will also help people to improve their English, learn new skills and link with job and volunteering opportunities.

Through Red Cross partners they will also provide accommodation support for people when they first arrive.

For more information visit: Australian Red Cross ACT Migrant Services

Canberra Refugee Support

Canberra Refugee Support provides volunteer support for refugees, assisting with settlement and advocacy and providing policy advice to government
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St John Kippax Refugee Resettlement Committee

St John Kippax Refugee Resettlement Committee is a not for profit parish based organisation run by volunteers and provides assistance, advocacy and friendship to refugees and advice to policy makers on refugee issues.
For more information visit:

Multicultural Youth Service

MYS provides a youth service to migrant and refugee young people in the ACT and region, including Goulburn., Queanbeyan and SE NSW.
For more information: visit

Multicultural Employment Service

Multicultural Employment Service has qualified and experienced Employment Consultants who actively seek out jobs in local businesses, services and agencies.  For more information visit:

Migrant and Refugee Settlement Services (MARSS)

MARSS provides a variety of programs and services all aimed at integrating migrants and refugees seamlessly into Australian society. Our services cover a wide array of areas from settlement of new arrivals, career development seminars, driver training courses, English language courses, academic tutoring programs, and many more. Have a look below to find out more about each program.

Calvary Hospital Refugee Mentoring Program

The Calvary Hospital Refugee Mentoring Program provides people from refugee backgrounds experience in the Australian workplace.
For more information visit: Calvary Refugee Mentoring Program

Goulburn Multicultural Centre

Goulburn Multicultural Centre asssists people from diverse cultural backgrounds to live harmoniously in Goulburn and region.
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Queanbeyan Multicultural Centre

Queanbeyan Multilingual Centre asssists people from diverse cultural backgrounds to live harmoniously in Queanbeyan and region.
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How to find us


By Bus from Belconnen: Bus Route 32 By Bus from Civic: Bus Route 32 Tell the driver you want to get off at Cook Community Hub near Cook Shops. By Car: Come to Cook Community Hub, 41 Templeton St Cook – free parking is available. Our main entrance is in from the end of the building closest to Cook Shops. Come and knock on the door and we will come to help you.

Contact Us

61 2 6251 4550

41 Templeton St Cook ACT 2614 Australia