Our Services

REFUGE OF HOPE

EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

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Food Donation

Registration online required.

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Food Donation

We distribute food to those who are having difficulty purchasing it. With the help from the Food Bank Victoria, we are able to deliver a variety of good quality supplies to the Latin American Community.
If you are urgently in need, please contact us. 
 
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English Convesation Club

Registration online required.

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English Convesation Club

This is a social way to learn and practice your English skills without the stress of a classroom. You will be meeting people from different cultures and backgrounds while improving your language skills with Native English Speakers. They will provide help to improve your knowledge. 
 
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Language Cultural Exchange

Registration online required.

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Language Cultural Exchange

This program main goal is to enhance the language skills in students from Victoria. Students will have the opportunity to practice the respective languages they are learning (i.e. English, Spanish and Portuguese). Furthermore, the project will help connect newly arrived Latin American International Students (LAIS) into the Australian community, while furthering research into the learning and social benefits of this ‘Service-Learning’ activity for both cohorts. They will interact primarily through one-on-one meetings over seven weeks.
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Crisis Management 

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Case Management

Collaborative process of assessment, planning, facilitation and advocacy for options and services to meet an individual’s holistic needs through communication and available resources to promote quality cost-effective outcomes.
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Community Building

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Community Building

Establish a deeper connection with the Australian community, by encouraging the involvement in some of Melbourne’s main events. Additionally, deliver bonding activities that connect our students with their Latin American background. 
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Health and Wellbeing 

Registration online required.

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Health and Wellbeing

This program delivers workshops at language schools, private colleges, etc.  They include an informative presentation about how to access a range of health and wellbeing services, followed by an interactive workshop to equip attendees with practical strategies and resources to manage stressors faced during their time studying. Furthermore, smaller therapeutic-based group sessions are facilitated to equip participants who are vulnerable to or are experiencing mental health issues. Promoting the importance of regular physical activity for overall wellbeing and to increase accessibility to these services for the LAIS community whilst also increasing opportunities for positive intercultural connection with the wider Melbourne community.
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