Circle of Friends consists of a number of Circles (groups) that work in various ways to support asylum seekers and refugees
COVID 19 impacts has left many asylum seekers and refugees in Australia without any income or health support. Read more about how our Circles are responding to this emergency situation.
Due to COVID 19 restrictions we are unable to run any events at present. However the demand for support has increased. Loss of employment and lack of Government support means that many asylum seekers and refugees are struggling to buy food or pay rent.
If you can afford to, please consider making a donation via our secure GiveNow account.
Due to COVID 19 the demand for our support has increased. Loss of employment and lack of Government support means that many asylum seekers and refugees are struggling to buy food or pay rent.
If you can afford to, please consider making a donation via our secure GiveNow account. It may mean the difference between someone having a meal or going hungry, having a roof to sleep under or being homeless!
Circle of Friends Australia works toward creating a welcoming Australian community which responds in compassion and generosity to all who seek safety and a new life amongst us, giving them hope and friendship and assisting them to adjust and develop into contributing members of our community.
New ‘Rent Relief Circle’ supporting Refugees and Asylum Seekers without jobs due to Covid-19 restrictionsRecently Elham who is living in Adelaide on a Bridging Visa was interviewed on ABC radio. She spoke movingly on …Read More »
- Thanks to our donors, the Rapid Response (Circle 110) team has continued to “Make things happen” over these challenging winter …Read More »
- June 24 to July 8 There are 2162 men, women and children Asylum Seekers in South Australia who are not …Read More »
- CIRCLE 110 update on activities in May 2020 During May, Circle 110 (Rapid Response for Refugees) has continued to focus …Read More »
- Bill and Cara have 3 children, 2 born in Australia. The moved to Adelaide a few months ago on the …Read More »
Circle of Friends Australia are local community groups which support refugees and asylum-seekers living in the community, or visit those in detention. Members of each Circle are volunteers who come from a wide range of backgrounds but share a common commitment to welcoming and assisting new arrivals with the difficult process of establishing themselves in a new country, or with the challenges of detention…Read more
HOW YOU CAN HELP
Assist in welcoming new arrivals to Australia in the compassionate and generous way that we believe Australians are by: