Asylum Seeker Resource Centre blog

    • 27 AUG 19
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    University scholarships provide steps forward for people seeking asylum

    University scholarships provide steps forward for people seeking asylum

    There are many challenges facing people seeking asylum. For most, forced to wait years for a status determination, life can seem like it is on hold. A group of universities however, is giving students seeking asylum a chance to move forward with their education and their life in Australia by offering university scholarships.     Led by

    • 20 AUG 19
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    Gifts for dads this Father’s Day

    Gifts for dads this Father’s Day

    Make a donation of a Father’s Day Gift Pack and help support fathers seeking asylum in our Melbourne communities. If you’re looking for a gift that will make a difference, our Father’s Day Gift Pack is just perfect. These simple items include essentials for Dad and baby, and a treat to share with the family.

    • 16 AUG 19
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    Youth Empowerment Program Graduation

    Youth Empowerment Program Graduation

    “Before ASRC (the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre) I was scared of meeting new people. Coming here has meant a lot, it has helped me to brush off some of the more negative experiences that I have had as a person of colour.” – Obasi*.  On the 28th June, Obasi*, Amara* and 11 others graduated from

    • 16 AUG 19
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    How do I donate food to the ASRC?

    How do I donate food to the ASRC?

    I want to donate food to the ASRC Foodbank. What‘s the process? We get  lots of inquiries from generous people wanting to donate food to the ASRC who haven’t been able to make it to one of our Open Garage Day food drives.  Firstly, thank you. An incredible 90% of the food distributed to people