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Community activities

Become part of a welcoming community

To see what’s coming up in the next few weeks, check out our calendar of events:

Our community engagement team creates opportunities for children and adults to connect with each other. Our team organises a range of social, recreational and educational activities for children and adults. Available events and activities might include:

  • Swimming classes
  • Women’s group
  • Excursions such as walking tours, bushwalking, museum and gallery visits
  • Drama and storytelling workshops
  • Sports activities
  • LGBTIQ+ support
  • School holiday activities

For more about community activities, email: or phone the Asylum Seekers Centre on (02) 9078 1900.

If you identify as LGBTIQ+ and need support, send us a confidential to email to

Learn how the ASC is responding to our your feedback. A photo of two women chatting at the ASC office.
Head of Services and Engagement Kristine de Guzman speaks with a member of the Asylum Seekers Centre community.

Responding to feedback about community activities

At the start of 2022, we asked the valued members of the Asylum Seekers Centre community for their thoughts on our activities and programs. More than 230 people gave feedback in an online survey and focus groups. Here’s how we responded.

The little things were big for me. Every little thing I did gave me skills or opportunities – for jobs, friends, whatever. All of those programs (music classes, gardening, sewing) have helped a lot with getting confidence and getting jobs.


Disability support worker & former ASC client