Sylvia has worked in the aged care sector over the past 19 years in both multicultural and generic agencies. Sylvia has completed her Degree in Creative Arts Therapy and has extensive knowledge and experience in establishing social support groups and health programs. Since joining the SMRC in 2008, Sylvia has established 27 social support groups within the City of Greater Dandenong, Casey and the Shire of Cardinia. Being passionate in empowering CALD communities towards independency, establishing these programs have really been about connecting, journeying and understanding the needs of these communities.