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
Updated hours

26 January at the ASC

The office and phone lines of the Asylum Seekers Centre will be closed to the public and clients on 26 January, and will reopen again on Friday, 27 January. In recognition of the pain and grief associated with 26 January for First Nations people, ASC staff may choose to work on this day and have another day to take a break or celebrate a cultural day for their family.

News & stories

Why you should volunteer to help refugees in Sydney

Resolved to make a positive difference in 2023? Volunteer at the ASC and you can use your time and talent to help people seeking asylum. Read about volunteering and hear more from current volunteers who are providing a welcoming and safe environment for those seeking he

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Latest news

Celebrating the contribution of Om Dhungel

January 19, 2023

We recognise the significant contribution of Om Dhungel to the Asylum Seekers Centre as a member of our community and… More

Learn about Providence House: A house of hope for people seeking asylum

August 25, 2022

Providence House, a four-unit apartment block in the inner west of Sydney, has been a home for more than one… More

Our #MomentsOfJoy in 2022

December 16, 2022

This difficult year wasn’t without its highlights. We compiled #MomentsOfJoy from 2022, as selected by the Asylum Seekers Centre community…. More