Fairfield Hub

Fairfield Hub

#Headstartt – Fairfield

Sydney Women's Fund, Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, Liverpool charity, Sydney Women's Charity, Be Kind Sydney, Sydney Community Foundation, STARTTS NSW

Now in it’s fourth year, Headstartt brings refugee and migrant young people out of isolation and into a positive support network, attracting up to 100 young people aged 14-24 each week.

Headstartt in Fairfield offers homework club, Job club, TAFE sessions, exercise, art projects, resume writing and mental health support. Initiated in partnership with Parents’ Cafe Fairfield Inc., STARTTS NSW works with Sydney Community Foundation to deliver this program.

Young people are offered positive alternatives, and encouragement away from crime, so they can provide for themselves and their families.

Funding Target
$55,000

A Gift of Just
$1,000 helps secure a highly trained youth worker to guide and mentor participants

Continuing Multi-year Program

Women’s Friendship Sewing Circle

Sydney Women's Fund, Liverpool Neighbourhood Connections, Liverpool charity, Sydney Women's Charity, Be Kind Sydney, Sydney Community Foundation, Women's Sewing Circle

Women’s Friendship Sewing Circle was initiated five years ago by Parent’s Cafe Fairfield Inc.

Participants receive a recognised TAFE qualification and skilled teachers provide technical training and encouragement. The program has expanded to meet the women’s skill level including an advanced, paid work experience program in partnership with The Social Outfit and Ginger&Smart.

We are working with refugee and trauma specialists STARTTS NSW to continue the circle and keep this valuable community program available for women in need in Fairfield.

Funding Target
$22,000

A Gift of Just
$1,000 buys sewing equipment and materials for 10 sessions

Continuing Multi-year Program

Be healthy Food Packs – Fairfield High School

Sydney Community Foundation has run a number of successful programs from the Fairfield High School which has a high proportion of newly arrived Australians.

Recently, we found that food security is a huge issue with many students and their families going hungry.

We’re partnering with Fairfield High School to make sure families can put food on the table, and students come to school with food in their belly, ready to learn.

Funding for this project will feed over 150 refugee and migrant families.

Funding Target
$5,500

A Gift of Just
$500 will secure nutritious fruit and vegetable snacks to keep students focused in class 

2020 New Project

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