SCARF is a locally based not-for-profit association, run by volunteers.We are committed to equality of opportunity for all Humanitarian Visa entrants to have mentor support & training opportunities to strengthen individuals, families and communities.
Our programs are personal and practical:
Home Tutoring for Primary School students & stay-at-home Mums;
Homework Help program for High School students and mentor support for TAFE students;
CONNECT - an employment & small business enterprise program; Refugee Advancement Through Education Fund sharing costs associated with Compliance Certificates & short courses related to workplace training;Learner Driver Assistance program; Computers for the Community program providing refurbished,donated computers with internet access to new arrivals. This gives cost effective communication with those 'back home' and in refugee camps. SCARF receives no government funding, we rely on the generosity and goodwill of the local community for financial support.