afro youth group

The Strategic Partnerships program, through a partnership approach, draws upon community strengths and resources, to address the needs of multicultural, refugee and asylum seeker communities in defined areas across Victoria.

This program in partnership with South East Community Links, works with the Rohingya, Burmese, Tamil, African and Afghan communities assisting and mentoring them to identify, plan and implement programs while building the capacity of their leadership.

Program aims:

  • building community capacity, including strengthening education, employment or volunteering pathways and outcomes
  • increasing their participation and inclusion in community life
  • improving their access to government services
  • Promoting community harmony.

Program Activities:

  • Weekly Women’s Yoga Class
  • Monthly Leadership Action Group. Strengthens and empowers newly arrived and asylum seeker communities by building Community leaders’ own capacity to run programs for their communities
  • Afghan Playgroup

The Strategic Partnerships program is funded through the Victorian Government.

For information on current programs not affected by COVID 19 .

This program is supported by the Department of Premier and Cabinet and funded through Multicultural Affairs and Social Cohesion

Contact Person:

Naser Fekrat
Strategic Partnerships
(03) 9767 1900
naserf@smrc.org.au