SydWest Multicultural Services provides and connects people from all cultures to services that meet individual, family and social needs to achieve the ultimate goal of creating self-sufficient, capable and valuable members of Australian society. We focus specifically on people most in need such as humanitarian entrants, refugees, people with disabilities, seniors, youth and children, during initial periods of settlement as well as in other critical times.
Tailored Support for Men
in 2013 and Beyond
The Settlement & Beyond division of SydWest MSI offers ongoing and one-off support sessions and activities for refugee, humanitarian entrant and migrant men in Sydney’s greater west. Please click here for details. For news on the division’s tailored support for women please click here.
CALD Early Intervention Family Support Services: Families NSWParticipants in the Blacktown Multicultural Playgroup from the bracelet making session.
SydWest Multicultural Services’ CALD Early Intervention Family Support Services provides support to parents expecting a baby and families with children up to eight years of age. The project provides a number of women’s support groups and playgroups for families. Please click here to see new images for our supported playgroups.
Revisiting our World Grassroots Music Festival
For this year’s Refugee Week, SydWest MSI and Blacktown Arts Centre hosted the second World Grassroots Music Festival featuring musicians with refugee backgrounds from all over the world performing together. Please click here to see more from the night.
Aged Care’s HAAC Team & Meals On Wheels: Joint Success
Looking back over the year, the Aged Care HAAC team notes their Meals On Wheels Day, of November 20th 2013, was an outstanding achievement.
Held at Blacktown Senior Citizens Centre, this joint initiative of SydWest MSI and Blacktown Meals on Wheels, attracted over 65 members from the HACC Social Support Groups included members of the Spanish, Indian Glenwood, Coptic (Egyptian), Chinese Seniors and the Chinese Women’s Groups. Please click here for more details.
Our Seniors Celebrate Diwali
It was all festivity and colour at Glenwood Neighbourhood Centre on Wednesday, 23rd October 2013 as more than 65 seniors from the Glenwood Indian, Indian Subcontinent and Bhutanese seniors’ groups got together to celebrate Diwali. Click here for more…