Youth P.O.D Project


SMRC provides a drop in intake support service, Youth work, and Family Support work. SMRC also provide information sessions on many topics such as Citizenship, or Family Day Care when they are needed. This program is funded under the Settlement Engagement and Transition Services (SETS) for Humanitarian, Refugee or Family Stream Migrants with limited English who have been in Australia less than 5 years who need support settling in Australia.

For drop in support and appointments:

SMRC, Dandenong
39 Clow St, Dandenong VIC 3175
P: 9767 1900
Monday – Friday (9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.)
Includes school holidays, or by appointment if required.

Caseworkers can assist with form filling, information provision, advocacy regarding bills and housing, navigation of the social systems, and liaison & referral to other agencies via appointment.

Settlement services are funded by Department of Social Service. We use interpreters and specialize in working with people from diverse cultural backgrounds. Referrals come from AMES post provision of HSP and other agencies. Clients can also self-refer.

Contact Person:

Crystal Naismith
Youth Development Practitioner
(03) 9767 1900
0407 880 209