Migration Services & Agents

  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Australian Red Cross

    Migration Support Services

    As part of the world-wide Red Cross tracing network, Red Cross tracing in the Northern Territory re-establishes contact between relatives separated as a result of war, conflict or international disaster. Various free-of-charge services are offered, including tracing, the Red Cross message service, family reunion, health & welfare reports and related services. Support is provided to people seeking asylum and living in the Northern Territory while they are awaiting determination of a claim for protection.

    Emergency relief is available for any migrant experiencing a crisis, in the form of casework, limited financial assistance and in-kind support. Red Cross provides support and assistance to people who have been trafficked, or who have experienced forced marriage, through the Support to Trafficked People Program. Red Cross also conducts monitoring visits to immigration detention centres in Australia and offshore.

    Communities for Children Program

    Enables the establishment of community committees in both Palmerston and Tiwi Islands. The committees then allocate funding to a number of local programs to support families and children.

    Disaster Response

    Operation of the National Registration & Inquiry System

    (NRIS) allows concerned relatives to track family members who find themselves caught up in disasters. Australian Red Cross also provides assistance for people affected by emergencies and disasters. Trained staff and volunteers identify those who need counselling & support and provide basic necessities, care and comfort.

    First Aid Training

    Public courses for First Aid training are available in Alice Springs. For all bookings please call 1300 367 428.

    Place Based

    Community Development Work in seven locations, with Community Development Officers and Cultural Support Workers assisting the communities to develop solutions and programs that are best for each community. Red Cross is working in Darwin, Galiwinku, Katherine, Daly River, Alice Springs, Tennant Creek and Tiwi Islands.

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  • This service is claimed by and organisation
    Darwin Asylum Seeker Support & Advocacy Network Incorporated (DASSAN)

    DASSAN provides advocacy and support services that benefit asylum seekers in the community and in immigration detention in Darwin that include:

    • Direct provision of welfare and emotional support to asylum seekers;
    • Brokering for pro-bono legal, medical and housing services for asylum seekers;
    • Supporting community members to advocate asylum seekers; and
    • Promoting an awareness of the issues affecting asylum seekers.

    Please note:  DASSAN is volunteer run organisation, please make contact via our website  https://www.dassan.org/  contact us page and someone will respond asap.

     

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