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07 Apr

New COVID Rules 29 March

As of 29th March, certain COVID restrictions have been lifted. Click the links for further details: English – COVID-19 restrictions to ease but compliance…

06 Apr

Welcome to Boe, Youth Program Assistant and Mobiliser

Advocate and former refugee, Boe Meh spoke to ABC Illawarra about growing up in a refugee camp to her life now as a refugee…

16 Mar

The latest at SCARF March 2021

The latest at SCARF | March 2021 ☀ Important updates from SCARF Last week we celebrated International Women’s Day with the theme “Choose to…

15 Mar

Celebrating the women of SCARF – Boe

Arriving in Australia had its challenges. With no prior education or experience, Boe spent the beginning of her schooling learning English outside of her…

15 Mar

Celebrating the women of SCARF – Caroline

Caroline, Community Support Officer celebrates her 10th year with SCARF. “In 2012, I was new to Wollongong and was looking specifically to volunteer with…

08 Mar

SCARF Brings Diversity and Inclusion into the Workplace for Harmony Week

Harmony Week is an opportunity to celebrate Australia’s cultural diversity through inclusiveness, respect, and a sense of belonging for everyone. In it’s 21st year,…

27 Feb

SCARF Welcomes New Staff

We’re excited to introduce the new faces in our SCARF virtual office. Join us in welcoming Emily, Drew, Cherie and Sitara to the staff…

16 Feb

COVID-19 Update Vaccine Rollout

COVID-19 vaccines will be safe and effective, helping to prevent death and serious illness. Now that our first vaccine has been approved, it will…

03 Feb

The latest at SCARF February 2021

The latest at SCARF | March 2021 ☀ It has been a fairly hectic start to 2021 but the new year has brought with…

01 Feb

COVID-19 Update February 2021

This is the latest information about COVID-19 rules in Wollongong. Information in many languages can be found here. How many people can you gather…

16 Nov

SCARF celebrates Road Safety Week with driver mentor recruitment

Learning how to drive and getting a driver license is an exciting rite of passage for many. In a regional area like the Illawarra…

16 Nov

NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

12:00 pm WEDNESDAY 9 DECEMBER 2020 Webex Online Meeting The business of the meeting Welcome, Acknowledgement and Introductions Confirmation of the Agenda Attendance and…

09 Nov

Part time volunteer support officer available

SCARF is seeking a part time volunteer support officer to develop and maintain volunteer resources to support the smooth delivery of SCARF’s programs and…

26 Oct

Stateless, the drama that reflects real life struggles

Actor and former refugee, Burhan Zangana spoke to ABC Illawarra on how life has changed for him since his role in ABC’s drama series,…

28 Sep

Soccer helps SCARF community make connections

Peete, SCARF community member, was interviewed by ABC Illawarra about the meaningful impact soccer has played in his life in Australia and the challenges…

17 Sep

SCARF volunteer goes above and beyond in a time of need

The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has seen SCARF take a different approach to community. One volunteer, who has continued her support throughout the pandemic, is…

15 Sep

Part-time family case worker (CALD) position available

SCARF is seeking a part-time person-centred family case worker to join our team. ABOUT USSCARF Refugee Support is a volunteer-powered community organisation that supports…

01 Sep

L2P driver mentoring is back!

The SCARF L2P mentoring program was gearing up to be very busy this year, with driving being an important skill in the 21st century!…

12 Aug

SCARF to deliver the NSW government’s refugee employment support program

The RESP is a four-year $22 million initiative by the NSW Government, managed by the NSW Department of Education. RESP works at a local…

20 Jul

Taste of Ethiopia

Taste of Ethiopia Many years ago when Sara’s mother was teaching her to cook, she would have never imagined she would be one day…