The Settlement Services Program (SSP) is a flexible case work service providing information, support, advice and referral to newly arrived community members living in the Geelong. Eligible community members can access the SSP within their first 5 years of living in Australia. This service is offered in Geelong and Colac.
The program works proactively with local practitioners and mainstream services including active referrals, networking and capacity building. This collaborative approach seeks to ensure workers and other services take the needs and experiences of culturally and linguistically diverse community members into consideration when planning and delivering services.