How We Help
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.
After a treacherous journey, Manar and her family found peace in a home once belonging to the Sisters of Charity of Australia Congregation.
As survivors of modern slavery regain confidence and trust in the world around them, they take steps to rebuild their lives and create a more positive future. From learning English and making friends to finding a job and their own home, every journey is unique.
After escaping a situation of modern slavery, survivors begin to process their trauma and learn to trust again. There are practical issues to consider too, from addressing serious health issues to reporting crimes to the Australian Federal Police.
We get the expert view on different forms of modern slavery in Australia, the perpetrators, and how survivors have escaped their horrific situation.
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.
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.
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.
The many stories captured in our latest Annual Review showcase the wide range of projects the Sisters of Charity Foundation continues to support.
The Salvation Army and the Sisters of Charity Foundation are partnering to help the estimated 15,000 people who live in slavery-like conditions in Australia today.
A charity partnership is looking to rebuild the lives of modern slavery victims.
The Sisters of Charity Foundation, in collaboration with The Salvation Army, have launched a program providing transitional housing for survivors of modern slavery in Australia on Thursday 20 February at the Sisters of Charity Heritage Centre, Potts Point.
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Each year we’re able to make a difference to thousands of people across the country with funds generously donated by compassionate Australians. We support initiatives that focus on benefiting the disadvantaged, marginalised and socially isolated people in our community.
How We Help