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Settlement Grants Program
The Settlement Grants Program  is funded by the Department of Services. There are three main objectives of the SGP officer to the Khmer Community of NSW Inc :

  1. Casework: Face to face and telephone consultations  to the Khmer clients, provide advocacy and referral to the mainstream services. These services assist the target group to become self-reliant and to be able to participate in the  Australian society as soon as their arrive

  2. Developing Communities: Provide information sessions in partnership with other Agencies. This service aims to assist newly arrived migrant to develop a shared purpose and to promote a sense of identify and belonging.

  3. Integration-Inclusion and Participation: This service  aims to assist new arrivals to interact with and to understand the broader Australian Community and to encourage the broader community to be responsive to new arrivals.

Links to Learning Project
the Links to Learning project  is funded by the Department of Education and Training NSW to assist young people in Junior High school to continue their school education.
Majority of Khmer Links students in the program have behavioral challenges, multiple learning barriers in continuing their education and very few parents are able to assist their children of their practical help with school works because they are with limited English and disrupted education

There are five tutors and one Co-ordinator, who act as mentors, role models and their peer learning for participants, assist with self esteem, literacy numeracy, sports and board games. With basic skills problem solving, personal issues, community support and a variety of other concerns as they arise.
Furthermore, as part of the holistic and flexible approaches as well as academic support, a range of motivational creative activities were offered to equip them to take personal and team challenges, feeling a sense of belonging, build confidence and a sense of personal worth and purpose.

It is also a creative and practical learning program activities to stimulate young people’s physical, emotional, cognitive and psychological abilities that help them to make effective decision making for their life long’ s choices in their careers rather than leaving school early.

2GLF Khmer Community Radio
The Khmer Community Radio 89.3FM can be heard every Tuesday from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm
The focus of the program is on local and community news as well as topic of interest

 

Khmer Angkor Traditional Music and Dance Group

The Khemera Angkor Traditional Music and Dance group has progressed well and growing in numbers and experience. Some of our well known dances include the Wishing Dance, Neari Cheachour, Poung Neari Dance, Folk Dances and Mak Toeung (drama).

They have been invited and performed  in many occasions, including festivities and projects to share and promote our Khmer culture.