Employment Support

The ASRC offers employment support for people seeking asylum and refugees, including guidance on potential employment pathways in Australia.

What will you find here?

  • Information for people seeking asylum on how to get employment support.
  • Pathways to employment
  • How to contact the ASRC Employment Team for support.

New to the ASRC
If you are new to the ASRC and would like to discuss your situation, please call 03 9326 6066 and we can help you. You will need to book an appointment before your visit.

Existing members
If you are an existing member of the Employment Program, you can contact us directly through the email, phone or Slack details we have shared with you. If you are an ASRC member who has NOT been referred to the Employment Program before, please email us for support on employment_footscray@asrc.org.au.

If you need emergency support while looking for work, you can apply online for the Red Cross Extreme Hardship Support Program here. You can call the Red Cross on 1800 855 240 during business hours if you need help with your online application.

People seeking asylum can also get employment support through Jobs Victoria Employment Services. Find support in your local area here.