Settle In

We aim to create community inclusion by working with newly arrived refugee and humanitarian entrants to ensure they are empowered to gain independence and build strong connections in their new communities.

Social Inclusion Services

Settle In

Information, support and advocacy for all settlement related matters for refugees and humanitarian entrants

The Settle In program works alongside newly arrived refugees and humanitarian entrants to build their capacity to navigate life in Australia and participate as active members of their local community. 

Settle In is is a partnership between Communicare, Save the Children and Centrecare and is available to individuals and families in the South East and South West metropolitan regions of Perth and Mandurah.

The Benefits of Settle In

Our strengths-based approach to case management supports individuals and families with information related to accommodation and renting, education, employment, training, community integration and navigating life in Australia. Support is provided by way of:

  • Case work;
  • Referral and advocacy support;
  • Information and life skills workshops;
  • Youth specific development sessions;
  • Community education and;
  • Children and family playgroups.

Who Can Settle In Help?

Our Settle In program supports individuals and families holding permanent residency, who have arrived in Australia within the past five years under the following schemes:

  • Selected temporary residents (Prospective Marriage and Provisional Partner visa holders and their dependants) in rural or regional areas with low English. Refugee of Humanitarian Visa Status;
  • Family Stream Migrants with Low Levels of English Proficiency or;
  • Dependents of Skilled Migrants in Rural and Regional areas with Low English Proficiency.

How Can Settle In be Accessed?

Access to the Settle In program can be via a self-referral or referral by a supporting agency.

Where is Settle In Located?

Settle In operates from offices in Cannington, Western Australia. Workshops, playgroups and youth specific sessions are also hosted throughout the South East Metro. For more details and hours of operation, please click here


Settle In is a partnership between Communicare, Save the Children and Centrecare. The program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs.