Council provides a range of direct services to the community in the form of advice, advocacy, referral, education.
Family Support: Early intervention support for families relating to issues including child behavioural management, employment, mental health and housing. Case management is provided for an average of 3 months for young people and families requiring support in accessing appropriate services.
Arabic Seniors Social and Information Network (ASSIN): Social Support for elderly people including introduction to meal services and neighbour aid. A community bus is also available.
NDIS Gateway and Support Coordination: for people with a disability to navigate and coordinate NDIS services.
Parenting Groups: Parenting group activities including speech therapy, dietitian and fitness.
Playgroup: weekly playgroups for children under 5 years of age and their parents.
Sanadi Foundation: Support and education for people diagnosed with cancer and their families.
Living Better with COVID-19: Community education sessions with resources on preparing for COVID infection and how to manage COVID at home.
Living Safely with COVID-19: Distribution of COVID safety packs, increasing awareness of COVID safety practices and improving access to government information resources.
EAPA: Emergency relief assistance for gas and electricity bills
Food Aid: (intermittent — please contact us for details)
Work and Development Order Program: A program that assists clients with acute financial hardship to pay fines held with the State Debt Recovery Office.
Community building and engagement projects:
From the Ground Up to Equality: Community education project re change in attitudes towards gender inequality and gendered drivers to domestic violence
Arability: support for people with disability, their carers and siblings.
Climate Change: community awareness, training and projects
Reconnecting East and West Sydney: driven by young people to enhance connections and understanding between Sydney East and West
Cultural awareness training and seminars:
Arabic Workers Network (AWN): information sharing and skills development activities of workers across NSW
Volunteer Program: develop the volunteers' skills in their particular area of interest.Intern Program: provide work placement for students from Universities, TAFEs, High Schools to enhance and acquire skills.