Who We Can Help

SCARF Refugee Support provides services to a diverse community of refugees, asylum seeker and other humanitarian visa holders settling in the Illawarra.

We can register you as a SCARF community member and provide support to you if you are currently on or have been on one of the following visas or are seeking asylum:

XB200 (refugee and global special humanitarian visas)
PV866 (protection visa)
TPV785 (temporary protection visa)
SHEV790 (safe haven enterprise visa)

If you are on a different visa and you would like to know if we can support you, please contact us. 

Q: Do I have to have arrived recently to Australia to access SCARF’s help?

No. We can help refugee entrants through all stages of their settlement journey. It doesn’t matter if you have been here for two months or 10 years, you can register as a SCARF community member and get help.

Q: How long can SCARF help me for?

There is no time limit for how long you can access SCARF’s help. You can access as many of our programs as you need, for as long as you need.

Q: Can my children register as SCARF community members?

Yes. Even if your children were born in Australia, they can register as SCARF community members and access our programs at any stage of their life.

Q: How do I sign up to get help at SCARF?

If you would like to get help from SCARF you need to be registered as a SCARF community member.

If you need help registering or you have any questions, please contact SCARF.

E: admin@mcci.org.au

P: 4229 7566

Q: When is SCARF open?

Our opening hours are 8:30am-5pm, Monday to Friday.

If any of this information is unclear to you, please call us on 02 4229 7566.

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Referring a client:

To register eligible participants with SCARF, please download and complete the registration form, and email to scarf@scarfsupport.org.au or call 4229 7566.