Asylum Seekers Centre

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People seeking asylum can find out more about how the ASC can help you

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How to help

Find out how you can support people seeking asylum in your community

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Read about how you can join our talented and generous volunteer team

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Helping people to thrive



people regularly supported with food



people supported with rental & living costs


countries of origin

Volunteer asylum seeker refugee support


volunteers in our team



medical appointments



devices distributed

Metrics from our latest Annual Report: 2020-2021
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Find out Australians' views on poverty and people seeking asylum

Last month we asked you to share your views about the way the Government can support people seeking asylum to stop living in deep poverty. Your passionate and thoughtful views were so interesting to us and we have been sharing them with all our supporters.


Your donation gives life support.

The pathway to receiving protection in Australia is long and exhausting. Your gift this festive season helps people access the life support they need. Read about the people in our community who will be assisted by your donation.


Latest news

Bring families joy with access to the life support they need

November 13, 2022

“Finding people who are not from your community, who are not even from your culture…and they are ready to help…. More

Asylum-seeking families connect and play at the ASC

July 21, 2022

At an Asylum Seekers Centre Family Day, asylum-seeking families can pick up baby essentials, have fun together and get advice… More

3 new jobs for people seeking asylum: A day at the ASC

June 23, 2022

For Asylum Seekers Centre employment coordinator Jeff Milgate, the best kind of day is one where a person seeking asylum… More