VICSEG New Futures is a not for profit community organisation that offers targeted programs that support and train newly arrived and recently settled migrant communities, refugees and asylum seekers. VICSEG New Futures is committed to providing opportunities for diverse communities through each of their programs, and prides themselves on collaboration and strong partnerships.
This grant was proudly funded by the Prue Myer Sub Fund, established by the Trustees of the Victorian Women’s Benevolent Trust.
The Prue Myer Sub Fund supports projects for immigrants and refugees and other disadvantaged girls and young women that:
Project: Karenni Refugee Family Mentoring Program
Grant type: Sub Fund
Karenni Refugee Family Mentoring Program will assist vulnerable Karenni women and children living in Wyndham to access local services and better understand early education sector. This will be achieved through support of a mentor who shares their culture and language.
The project will build the capacity of Karenni women and their family to navigate of Australia’s service system through visits, info sessions & supported referrals. At the same time, the project will support local services to be more culturally responsive to needs of Karenni people.
Supporting women to use their existing cooking skills to create an income stream.Read more