MRC Tas Settlement Engagement and Transition Support (SETS) Services offer case management and support for people who arrived in Australia in the last five years as humanitarian entrants, family stream migrants with low English proficiency, and dependants of skilled migrants in rural and regional areas with low English proficiency.
SETS case workers can help with:
- Family issues including family and domestic violence
- Health and wellbeing
- English language learning
- Employment pathway support
- Obtaining a driver’s license
- Other issues
Multicultural Youth Tasmania offers a program tailored for young people aged between 15 and 24 years old with the same eligibility – including specialised services, social participation and sport & recreation activities.
To find out more about regular MRC Tas programs supporting these outcomes, visit the MRC Tas Events Calendar.
To sign up for MRC Tas fortnightly email newsletter which includes program updates click here.
Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania offers targeted Case Management support for SETS-eligible women who have experienced Domestic or Family Violence.
- Discrete and confidential service with a qualified worker
- Support to access legal services
- Emergency Housing Support
- Financial Support
- Referrals to other relevant services
- Trauma Informed Counselling through the Phoenix Centre (at MRC Tas)
- Use of Interpreters if needed
- Supported referrals to Family Violence Services
To make a referral please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the Youth or Settlement team on (03) 6221 0999
Referrals can be made to the Settlement and Community Services team or Multicultural Youth Tasmania team using the referral forms below.
To ensure that SETS-Client Services funding is directed to those most in need, services are limited to:
- permanent residents who have arrived in Australia in the last 5 years as:
- humanitarian entrants
- family stream migrants with low English proficiency
- dependants of skilled migrants in rural and regional areas with low English proficiency
- selected other stream visas. See Other stream section under Eligible visa subclasses.
- selected temporary residents (Prospective Marriage, Provisional Partner visa holders and their dependants) in rural and regional areas who have arrived in the last 5 years and who have low English proficiency
- dependants of selected temporary residents (Provisional Skilled, Provisional Business or Investment) in rural and regional areas who have arrived in the last 5 years and who have low English proficiency
- If someone is at immediate risk or in danger call Tasmania Police on 000
- At point of leaving or for support with an incident – the Family Violence Counselling Support Service (FVCSS) on 1800 608 122
9am – midnight weekdays
4pm – midnight weekends and public holidays
- For support with case work to prepare for leaving – Safe Choices
- Support to make a legal statement – Safe At Home lawyer at Tasmanian Legal Aid
- Temporary visa holders – legal support with migration matters through Tasmanian Refugee Legal Service – Family Violence Migration Service
- Legal support for temporary visa holders experiencing family or domestic violence – Women’s Legal Service Tasmania
- Support for defendants with police or court order – Defendant Health Liaison
- Men’s family violence counselling service: Men’s Referral Service