Families in Cultural Transition Program (FICT) – Spanish speaking community

13 January 2022

News

The Families in Cultural Transition (FICT) program for the Spanish speaking community will be commencing on Friday 4th March. The program helps people settle into their new communities by providing education and information about the new Australian way of life, so that they can adjust more quickly to their new home.

Each program consists of 5-6 weekly interactive workshops with 13 modules available to choose from:

  • Using the internet
  • Money
  • Trauma and Healing
  • Positive Parenting and Effective Communication
  • Gender and Domestic Violence
  • Youth and their Identity
  • Children and their Needs
  • Nutrition
  • Aboriginal History and Culture
  • Australian Government and the Legal System
  • Introduction to Australian Education System
  • Civic Participation
  • Human Rights and Justice

The groups work to develop friendships and contacts to help reduce isolation and build resilience. Humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants who have been in Australia for 5 years or less are eligible to be referred to the FICT program.

Who: Spanish speaking Humanitarian entrants and other vulnerable migrants who have been in Australia for 5 years or less
When: Starting Friday 4th March until Friday 8th April, 9:30am – 1:00pm
Where: Acacia Room, Herb Graham Recreation Centre, 38 Asbury Crescent, Mirrabooka

For more information please contact zoe.louka@asetts.org.au

Spanish translated information is available to download.