& 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
WE CAN HELP
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.
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.
37 Constitution Ave,
Canberra, ACT, 2612
Cook Community Hall
41 Templeton St, Cook
and Family Centre
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.