Settlement Engagement Transition Support
Empowering migrants and refugees to settle well
Settlement Engagement Transition Support (SETS) equips and empowers refugees and other vulnerable migrants to address their settlement needs in order to improve social participation, economic wellbeing, independence, personal wellbeing and community connectedness.
SETS has a focus on helping clients to gain the three 'E's: English language skills, Education and Training, and Employment.
What support is available?
The support includes:
- case management, including: information, advice, advocacy, and referral to government and community programs
- youth group programs, including: After School Learning, Water Safety, and Justice Education
- adult group programs and information sessions, including: English Conversation, Pathway to Citizenship, Justice Education, and IT Skills for Jobs
- referral to counselling for complex cases of grief and trauma
Humanitarian entrants in their first five years of arrival in Australia; particularly children and young people, women who are sole parents, women who are experiencing family violence, and isolated older adults with chronic health issues.
There is no charge to access the service.
CatholicCare is offering SETS from our Dandenong, Epping (also offering outreach to families in Eltham) and Footscray offices.
CatholicCare has been funded by the Federal Department of Social Services to provide SETS.