Programs & Services
Metro Assist supports families through early intervention programs and activities which have been funded by the NSW Department of Family and Community Services (FACS).
Metro Assist is part of a larger consortium, the NSW Settlement Partnership (NSP), which is led by Settlement Services International (SSI). We are one of 22 organisations delivering settlement support.
Tenancy Advice and Advocacy
The Southern Sydney Tenants Advice and Advocacy Service (SSTAAS) provides free telephone information, advice and advocacy to private and public housing tenants.
Metro Assist provides free Financial Counselling from Ashfield, Campsie and Marrickville. No Interest Loan Scheme (NILS) are available for low income earners.
Among our Employment Support Services is SkillME, a pilot project funded by Multicultural NSW which has assisted 300 clients in their employment and training pathways.
Dress for Work
Dress for Work is a program of Metro Assist which provides immediate and practical support to men seeking employment by providing them with clean, appropriate clothing for interviews.
Community and Family Events
Our community team offer a range of evidence based parenting support, skills development and group program for parents, children and young people.
News & Events
Multicultural Street Meet with Burwood Council
Last Saturday, Metro Assist partnered with Burwood Council to celebrate and showcase Burwood's colourful and vibrant multicultural community. The day was packed with food, music, dancing and performances from local residents of all cultural backgrounds.
International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination Event
Yesterday, Metro Assist Settlement Services collaborated with City of Canterbury Bankstown to hold an International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination event, discussing the urgency of combatting racism and racial discrimination.
This week is Harmony Week! Harmony Week celebrates Australian multiculturalism and champions inclusiveness, respect and belonging for all Australians, regardless of cultural or linguistic background.
Black Box Parenting Program
Black Box Parenting is a gentle and supportive program created for parents experiencing conflict, domestic violence and other challenges. The program helps parents improve their relationships with their children and build on their parenting skills. WED 10 MAY - WED 28 JUNE (5 Sessions)