AMP recognises that among refugees and asylum seekers there are individuals and families at heightened risk, such as those with disabilities, chronic & terminal illness, children with special needs, the elderly, survivors of sexual and gender based violence and abuse, LGBTI+ individuals, single mothers with no support, children and youth at risk, newcomers, and emergency homelessness through xenophobia or exploitative landlords. Their plight is compounded by an unjust and sub-optimal documentation process that impacts access to health and education services, job seeking, and
Walk-in service offered to vulnerable refugees and migrants needing social work services (appointments on other days).
Short-term financial assistance offered to very vulnerable clients for shelter, food and other basic items, and income generation.
Case management by multidisciplinary team as well as home visits where necessary.
Advocacy conducted to ensure improved access to documentation, SASSA grants, education and health.