Social Services

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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

AMP Offers:

  • 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.