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Have you recently arrived in Australia as a refugee?

The Salvation Army is here to help you through what can be a stressful and confusing time. If you are a newly arrived refugee, asylum seeker or migrant we can help you:

  • Join free conversational English classes,
  • Access a range of Salvation Army services, and
  • Connect with your community

If you need help please contact us

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The Salvation Army runs English conversation classes at the following locations:

Day Time Location
Monday 2pm-4pm Parent’s Café, Fairfield High School
Tuesday 10am-12pm StreetLevel Surry Hills
  6pm-8pm Fairfield Library
Thursday 10am-12pm Bankstown Salvation Army Corps
Friday 10am-12pm Ryde Salvation Army 
  12.30pm-2.30pm Parent’s Café, Fairfield High School
Saturday 10am-12pm Fairfield Library
  10am-12pm Warrawong Library

The Salvation Army Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land on which we meet and work and pay our respect to Elders past, present and future.

We value and include people of all cultures, languages, abilities, sexual orientations, gender identities, gender expressions and intersex status. We are committed to providing programs that are fully inclusive. We are committed to the safety and wellbeing of people of all ages, particularly children.

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The Salvation Army is an international movement. Our mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in his name with love and without discrimination.

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