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30 Mar 2021
RESP Q+A with Thomastown Meadows Primary School

The Refugee Education Support Program (RESP) is a key component of Foundation House’s work with schools and is delivered in partnership with the Department of Education and Training and the Centre for Multicultural Youth. Since 2012, more than 120 schools in Victoria have participated in RESP. Thomastown Meadows Primary School started the RESP cycle back … Continued

24 Mar 2021
New resource available to support students who have been granted ‘Final Departure’ Bridging Visas

The Australian Government has begun granting ‘Final Departure’ Bridging Visa E (BVE) to some people seeking asylum who were previously transferred to Australia from Nauru or Papua New Guinea. These visas are typically granted for 6 months and may be renewed. They do not require visa holders to depart Australia at the end of the … Continued

26 Jan 2021
Aitken Creek Primary School – EAL Coffee ‘n’ Chat Program

COVID-19 meant that many schools had to adapt their programs to an online environment. We caught up with the Multicultural Education Aides and EAL staff at Aitken Creek Primary School to hear about their EAL Coffee ‘n’ Chat Program for parents and carers from refugee backgrounds. Why did you start the Coffee and Chat program … Continued

19 Aug 2020
School’s In for Refugees Launch

The School’s In for Refugees website was launched in August by The Hon. James Merlino MP. 

08 Jul 2020
Important COVID-19 Update

Foundation House is committed to maintaining service continuity in this challenging COVID-19 environment.