2 results for month: 12/2013


Youth Support

The CALD Youth Development Project (funded by the NSW Department of Families and Community Services under the Community Builders program) identifies the needs of young people, from culturally and  linguistically diverse communities in the Mt Druitt area and Blacktown in general, and responds by developing programs and activities that address their needs. The main role of the project is to work with young people, aged 12 to 24 years, from CALD communities and their families in order to establish and deliver appropriate services to meet their needs. The project provides social inclusion programs, events, provision of information and ...

Settlement Grants

The Settlement Grants Program is funded by the Federal Department of Immigration and Citizenship to provide settlement support services to newly arrived humanitarian clients during the first five years after their arrival in Australia. This service focuses on clients residing in Mount Druitt and its surrounding suburbs. The program delivers a range of casework, information sessions, workshops and referrals and linked to MECA’s literacy programs, driver education courses and CALD youth support service. The several components of the program are designed to support recently arrived humanitarian entrants from new and emerging communities ...