(02) 6248 8577

info@marss.org.au

Level 2, 180 London Circuit, Civic, ACT

SETTLEMENT ENGAGEMENT

& TRANSITION SUPPORT

We provide free settlement assistance through casework, provision of information, referrals and advocacy.

OTHER VISA STREAMS

 

Including partner applicants of skilled visa categories, newly emerging ACT communities

ELIGIBILITY

WE CAN HELP

YOU TO

RESIDING IN AUSTRALIA FOR UNDER FIVE YEARS
REFUGEE OR HUMANITARIAN VISA HOLDER
NEWLY ARRIVED MIGRANT ON FAMILY VISA

 

With low English proficiency

Look for accommodation

Understand letters and documents

Access education (enroll children in school, find English classes, etc)

Access health services

Deal with family issues and problems

Deal with Centrelink and other government agencies

Deal with banking and financial institutions

Provide referrals to migration agents and lawyers

Provide referrals to gain recognition of your overseas qualifications

Provide referrals to other services

Provide general settlement information

We also have a dedicated group of volunteers who can assist our clients to fill in forms and paperwork. Find out more about volunteering here.

OUTREACH PROGRAM

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, all outreach services are cancelled for the forseeable future. Typically A MARSS SETS caseworker visits these centres fortnightly at the times listed below. The SETS caseworker in these free sessions will be equipped to deal with any issues that can be dealt with normally at the MARSS office.

MARSS also hosts a number of information and orientation sessions that can help you get to know Canberra and everything it has to offer. For information regarding upcoming information sessions, please contact the office.

BELCONNEN OFFICE

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

 

ADDRESS: Level 3, Belconnen Churches Centre, 54 Benjamin Way, Belconnen, ACT, 2617

OPENING HOURS: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

PHONE: 0403 090 767

EMAIL: marssbelco@marss.org.au

QUEANBEYAN OFFICE

TEMPORARILY CLOSED

 

ADDRESS: Crawford Centre, 8/166-168 Crawford St, Queanbeyan, NSW, 2601

OPENING HOURS: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday

PHONE: 0403 091 445

EMAIL: marssqbn@marss.org.au

NAVITAS

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED

 

7th April 2020

FINANCIAL ADVICE

Temporarily closed

Typically 10am, first Wednesday of the month

Meet with a financial counsellor for free to help with money management, bills, tax and debt. This program is in partnership with Care Financial Counselling services. Bookings are essential, to register please contact MARSS or use the referral form.

LEGAL AID

Temporarily Closed

9am - 12pm

Fortnightly Fridays

Meet with our legal aid officer for help with citizenship, immigration, housing and various other applications. We also offer outreach from Legal Aid ACT. Bookings are essential, to register please contact MARSS or use the referral form.