SCARF facilitates a range of targeted programs to help refugee entrants navigate the practical and personal challenges of building a new life in Australia

SCARF’s programs have been designed to respond to the specific needs of our community. Often, our community members access multiple programs at once, enabling them to have holistic, or ‘wrap-around’, resettlement support through SCARF.

Our programs are delivered by a cohort of over 350 local volunteers, creating connections and establishing relationships which encourage friendship, strengthen community and work to develop a sense of belonging here in the Illawarra.

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SCARF Befriending

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Continuous Learning

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Social Inclusion






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Community Education

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Education and Tutoring

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Special Projects