Community Programs

Diversitat currently supports over 1600 refugees, from over 50 countries, within Geelong and the Barwon region, through a diverse portfolio of programs.

Driving Program

Driving education and practice for new arrivals to become active and independent.

Emergency Relief

Assistance for people who are in crisis circumstances

Financial Counselling

A free service available to all residents in Geelong and surrounding areas.

Employment

Programs to assist asylum seekers and CALD and non-CALD youth gain employment.

Family Services

Services to meet the needs of vulnerable children and families.

Cultural Awareness Training 

Programs to help you and your organisation become more culturally understanding.

Hope Community Garden

A place that has given many people a sense of ownership and empowerment.

Mental Health and Well Being

Information and support for individuals and families.

Multicultural Gamblers Help

Addressing problem gambling in different cultural groups in the Geelong region.

Other Projects

Other recreational, educational, social and information programs.

Community Program Highlights 2016

  • Provided over 5,000 casework hours of financial counselling
  • Engaged over 5,000 clients and community members in our settlement services
  • Assisted over 90 refugee young people, aged 15-25 years, access to the Job Club for Youth

Homework Club

Learn more about the services Diversitat has for young people including the three Homework Clubs we have in the region, at Northern Bay and the Corio and Geelong Libraries.