The AMES Australia HSS Consortium

In Victoria there is a team of organisations working together to provide settlement services to newly arrived refugee, Special Humanitarian Program (SHP) clients and their proposers.

 HSS Consortium Map

Melbourne Metropolitan Service Providers

AMES Australia

AMES Australia is the lead partner of the HSS Consortium and is responsible for the overall management of the program. AMES Australia also provides Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and the Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients and their proposers.

Redback Settlement Services

Redback is responsible for Reception, Property Induction and initial food services. Based on need, Redback provides long-term accommodation services to clients.

Brotherhood of St. Laurence

The Brotherhood of St. Laurence is responsible for the Basic Household Goods (BHG) package that is provided to Refugee and SHP clients.

Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau

SCAAB provides Case Management services to newly arrived clients in Melbourne’s South East region alongside AMES Australia.

New Hope Foundation 

New Hope provides Case Management services to newly arrived clients in the West and Inner Melbourne Region alongside AMES Australia. 

Spectrum Migrant Resource Centre 

Spectrum provides Case Management services to newly arrived clients in the North East Melbourne Region alongside AMES Australia.

Rural and Regional Service Providers

Diversitat

Diversitat provides Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients in Geelong and surrounding suburbs. 

Goulburn Ovens TAFE (GO TAFE) and Kildonan Uniting Care 

GO TAFE in partnership with Kildonan Uniting Care provide Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and the Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients in Shepparton and surrounding suburbs.

Gippsland Multicultural Services (GMC) 

GMC is sub-contracted to provide Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and the Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients in Gippsland and surrounding suburbs.
Mallee Family CareMallee Family Care is sub-contracted to provide Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and the Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients in Swan Hill and surrounding suburbs.

Sunraysia Mallee Ethnic Communities Council (SMECC)

SMECC is sub-contracted to provide Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and the Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients in Mildura and surrounding suburbs.

Bendigo Community Health Services (BCHS) 

BCHS is sub-contracted to provide Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and the Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients in Bendigo and surrounding suburbs.

Ballarat Community Health Centre (BCHC) 

BCHC is sub-contracted to provide Case Management services, Accommodation services, Local Area Coordination and the Volunteer Program to newly arrived clients in Ballarat and surrounding suburbs.