Refugees and settlement

The Brotherhood's Ecumenical Migration Centre (EMC) has been working with new arrivals since 1956. Today, the EMC, together with the African Australian Community Centre (AACC), leads the Brotherhood’s work with refugees. 

What we do

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The Brotherhood offers:

Are you a service provider who wants to improve their ability to work with culturally diverse individuals and families? The Brotherhood's Ecumenical Migration Centre (EMC) offers interactive cross-cultural responsiveness training.

Support our work

You can support our work by making a charitable gift, or volunteering your time.

We are now seeking skilled and enthusiastic mentors for our Brainbank mentoring program and our Stepping Stones women's micro-enterprise program.

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2015 Stepping Stones intake now open!

Would you like to make a difference to the lives of refugee and migrant women?
Do you have business experience that you could share?

The Stepping Stones program is running 2 day mentor training in Whittlesea.

Where: Conference Room 1, Council Offices, 25 Ferres Boulevard, South Morang (near South Morang station)

When: 5.30pm - 9pm, Wednesday 27th May & Thursday 4th June, 2015

See the Whittlesea Stepping Stones page and the Mentor Training flyer for more information, or contact Rebecca Meddings on 0428 906 935 or at rmeddings(at) 

The Stepping Stones program is also running in Brimbank - for more information, see the Brimbank Stepping Stones page or contact Kathy Kroes on 0409 296 495 or at kkroes(at)

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