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Suravi finds a place to heal
Asylum seekers, like Suravi, find in Providence House a place of peace and stability – somewhere they can begin to process past trauma and make plans for a brighter future.
Sisters’ house welcomes Syrian family seeking asylum
After a treacherous journey, Manar and her family found peace in a home once belonging to the Sisters of Charity of Australia Congregation.
Providence House: a shelter for asylum seekers fleeing domestic violence
Many women and children fleeing situations of domestic and family violence in their home countries have passed through the doors of Providence House. Here are two of their stories.
Anita’s story: from asylum seeker to Australia’s number 1 fan
To meet her today you’d never guess Anita feared she’d be killed in her home country, and was forced to flee to Australia. The 35-year-old is happy, motivated, and full of love for her new country.
How Tina and Natalie found stability at Providence House
In 2014 the Foundation invested in the purchase and renovation of a residential building, Providence House, in Sydney’s Inner West. Providence House now provides emergency housing for asylum seekers facing homelessness, along with support services including medical and legal assistance, education and training, and job search support.
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