Settlement Assistance Program
PO Box 923,
Funded by the Australian Government‘s Department of Immigration and Citizenship, the Settlement Assistance Program provides settling-in assistance and advice to migrants and refugees who have come to live in Australia in the past five years and have limited English. This service is undertaken by the Multicultural Council of Wagga Wagga who have an office based in Wodonga.\\r\\n\\r\\nAssistance in developing Australian life skills includes connecting with government agencies such as Medicare, Centrelink and the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), providing advice and support in finding a job, a place to live, a place to worship and establishing links with community groups and networks. \\r\\n\\r\\nThe program also assists ethnic community groups in developing and strengthening their networks, and works with settlement service providers and the greater community to foster multicultural acceptance and understanding.