Welcome to Western Sydney MRC

We work with newly arrived migrants, refugees, and diverse communities. We provide a range of services and programs, from casework to community program facilitation. We ensure that our program, events and support are based on our clients' and community's needs and wants.

Exploring Western Sydney MRC

Welcome to our new information experience. Select one of the links below or use our primary menu above to find information on settlement services and programs for 2022.

Liverpool Programs and Services

We accept client referrals from other organisations. Find out more about our referral process and supports available.

Campbelltown Programs and Services

We have a range of services, programs and projects planned for the Macarthur region.

I would like to refer a client to you

We accept client referrals from other organisations. Find out more about our referral process and supports available.

I want to find out what services and support I can access

We have a range of services, programs and projects currently being delivered. Find out what is right for you.

I am a student or volunteer

There are so many benefits of volunteering, or undertaking your work experience at Western Sydney MRC.

Partners or corporate enquiries

We are in desperate need of new partnership initiatives and funding. Find out more about the types of partners and corporate relationships we are seeking out.

I want to find out what community support you offer

As part of our connection with community, we have a number of opportunities, partnerships, supports and connections available for communities and its active members.

Settlement 2021-2022 Statistics

6523

information and referral enquiries

92%

Arabic Speaking

438

Humanitarian Visas

1435

Client sessions

Mindful Me

Join our Women's Wellness Group. This Wellness group is created to bring awareness to well-being and teach women of all ages to practice self-care regularly. This is a safe, calm and open space for women to be free to share, connect and celebrate together.Setayesh – 0499 336 831.

MiLivelihood Employment Program

This program breaks the traditional boundaries that women are given. We want to empower you to realise your potential, support and encourage you to live your life and find work opportunities that make your heart sing. Training
Providing training sessions on understanding working in Australia

Work Experience
Support you in finding local work experience

3 month+ Mentoring
Mentoring is a method of helping people acquire skills and knowledge from skilled and experienced people

One-2-One Support
Providing training sessions on understanding working in Australia

Referral Form

Service providers can complete a referral form for a client. This will bypass the need for the client to see an intake officer. Completed referral forms can be emailed to: referrals@wsmrc.org.au

MRC Events

Evolve Youth Group

Evolve is a free program for female-identifying individuals between 14 and 18 years old to come together, connect and grow. Activities will range from mental wellbeing and physical fitness to creative expression and self-esteem building. Week 8 trip to Luna Park. Every Wednesday from October 26th to December 14th 2022 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Lighthouse Young Adults Group

Lighthouse Young Adults Group meets every week. The group provides young adults with a safe space to learn new skills, develop new perspectives and enhance their quality of life. We support those disengaged or isolated from mainstream education and employment who have been in Australia for under 5 years, helping them connect, develop independence and thrive in community life. We'll be doing employment and physical activities plus exploring ways to improve living skills with excursions too!

Civic Spotlight 2022

Access a range of resources that help you understand civic participation in NSW.

Liverpool Services and Programs

Monday

Connect English Classes
Online practice sessions

Women's Social Group
Campbelltown Library
10.00am – 12.00 noon

Tuesday

  • Encompass multicultural AGED care info drop in
    Western Sydney MRC EnCOMPASS Connectors are
    here to link you with MyAgedCare services. MyAgedCare services are here to support you or those you care for to live independently, give support at home, be socially linked or
    engaged in the community. Services are available to carers and individuals 65yrs and over.
    Our connectors:
    • are experienced and trusted amongst their communities
    • speak multiple languages including English, Khmer, Assyrian and Arabic
    • are culturally appropriate and approachable making our team the obvious choice to support you or those you care for through MyAgedCare services.

The services of EnCOMPASS Connectors are free. Find out more by contacting one of our team.

Lighthouse Young Adults group

Lighthouse Young Adults Group meets every week. The group provides young adults with a safe space to learn new skills, develop new perspectives and enhance their quality of life.

We support those disengaged or isolated from mainstream education and employment who have been in Australia for under 5 years, helping them connect, develop independence and thrive in community life. We'll be doing employment and physical activities plus exploring ways to improve living skills with excursions too!

Every Tuesday until Feb 2023

Wednesday

Working Development Orders (WDO)
108 Moore Street, Liverpool
Wednesday of every 1 month,
10am – 12pm

Youth Casework
108 Moore Street, Liverpool.

Appointments Available

Men's Social Groups

108 Moore Street, Liverpool
10am – 12pm

Contact Dhafir for enrolling or referral

Evolve Young Women's Group

Evolve is a free program for female-identifying individuals between 14 and 18 years old to come together, connect and grow. Activities will range from mental wellbeing and physical fitness to creative expression and self-esteem building. Week 8 trip to Luna Park. Every Wednesday from October 26th to December 14th 2022 from 3:30pm to 5:00pm

Thursday

Aged Care Centre Based Respite
(Enrolment required)
108 Moore Street, Liverpool
10am – 1pm

Mindful Me

This Wellness group is created to bring awareness to well-being and teach women of all ages to practice self-care regularly. This is a safe, calm and open space for women to be free to share, connect and celebrate together.

Based in Ashcroft every Thursday
Enrol Today : Setayesh – 0499 336 831

Friday

Multicultural playgroups
Liverpool Public Library
9.30am – 10.30am

10.00am – 12.30pm

MiLivelihood Employment Program

The report acted as a platform for us to undertake; awareness and advocacy around certain key issues; identify new funding streams and applications to support the gaps, and support Government with insights relating to the communities across the impacted LGAs.

Join Western Sydney MRC’s FREE employment program for women from migrant backgrounds who have not worked before – supporting you to
find a job/begin to work.

Milivelihood Employment Program
Campbelltown

Enrolment required

Volunteer Led Citizenship Form Filling Sessions

108 Moore Street,
Liverpool

Every Friday
11.00am-1.00pm every 

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Location
108 Moore Street, Liverpool NSW 2170
Phone
+ 61 2 8778 1200
Contact
info@wsmrc.org.au

Contact us

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Sing and Grow

Sing & Grow is a music therapy program providing services for children aged 1-6 years old and their families. Our programs focus on strengthening family relationships, supporting parents to understand their children’s development, and encouraging learning through music and sharing traditional and non-traditional children’s songs.

Healthy Relationships support

At Western Sydney Migrant Resource Centre, we have a range of services that can help in strengthening your relationship across several areas including support for victims of family and domestic violence. Our family support team can help you recentre your approach and guide you on a path to healthy and balanced relationship goals. From the nuclear family unit to the intergenerational home, every situation has a unique set of
circumstances that require a balanced and supported approach.

Our Shared Experiences

Western Sydney MRC’s Submission to improve the Crimes Legislation

Western Sydney MRC’s Submission to improve the Crimes Legislation

Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022, The NSW Government draft Crimes Legislation Amendment (Coercive Control) Bill 2022 Date: 24 August 2022…

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Settlement In Review August 2022

Settlement In Review August 2022

The Government's Settlement Program has been at the heart of successful settlement here in NSW. It has welcomed migrants and…

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Improving crisis communications to CALD communities

Improving crisis communications to CALD communities

Western Sydney Migrant Resource Centre (Western Sydney MRC) is a community-based non-profit organisation established to actively and directly relieve people…

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Meet the Candidates 2022

Continuous political engagement for our diverse and multicultural communities. In keeping with our mission to empower, inform and connect the…

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Civic Spotlight 2022 – Behind the Scenes

Understanding community needs is a crucial part of a Policy Officer’s role. But how does one do that? And to…

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Resumption of Humanitarian Arrivals

Resumption of Humanitarian Arrivals

MEDIA RELEASE Western Sydney MRC welcomes the announcement of The Hon. Scott Morrison Prime Minister of Australia, on 22 November,…

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Western Sydney MRC CEO interviews Liverpool City Council Mayoral Candidates.

Western Sydney MRC CEO interviews Liverpool City Council Mayoral Candidates.

Ahead of Election Day, 4th December Western Sydney MRC CEO Kamalle Dabboussy sat down with five (5) Liverpool City Council…

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Engaging Policy Makers post lockdown

Engaging Policy Makers post lockdown

A Visit from Mr Chris Minns MP and Mr Stephen Kamper MP. It was a busy morning at Western Sydney…

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MiWork Employment Success Story with Fida

MiWork Employment Success Story with Fida

Employment Success through COVID-19 Through the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, many people faced uncertainty and clarity on the future that lay ahead.   At…

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Bringing the young voice to the table. Why, how and where to next?

Bringing the young voice to the table. Why, how and where to next?

by Gizem Berberoglu & Dr. Archana P. Voola The current Delta outbreak in NSW has had devastating consequences across different…

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