Tag: Refugees

Welcoming All

By Karen Fogarty | Date 16.06.2020

Living through a pandemic peels the layers off our social structures exposing both the best and the worst. There is no doubt that we now have a more heightened sense of…

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An Open Door to a Life of Hope & Belonging

By Karen Fogarty | Date 05.12.2017

For some years now the House of Welcome has been bursting at the seams of the old butcher’s shop in Carramar, Sydney – case workers, clients, visitors and volunteers vied for a space, any space. So it was a great relief when the possibility of taking over the old convent in South Granville became a reality…

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Empowered to Work Program

By Karen Fogarty | Date 04.07.2016

The House of Welcome aims to nurture hope, advocate for justice and promote self-reliance for people traumatised by persecution and violence, who want to make a new life for themselves and their children. It is here that refugees and people seeking asylum find welcome, shelter, support and the possibility of taking some control over their lives through the Empowered to Work program.

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