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Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne) (MIC) provides a range of services for migrants and refugees living in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Our services are available to people living in the local governmnent areas of Boroondara, Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, Monash, Whitehorse and Yarra Ranges. Our services are free and confidential.

We can provide information and help on issues related to aged care & disability, employment, English classes, volunteering, family support, , housing, migration and youth services. The MIC's Customer Service Charter can be downloaded by clicking here.

Our services are designed to assist migrants and refugees to settle in Australia and to promote equity of access for migrants to all services provided in the community. If you would like to become a member of the Migrant Information Centre please contact Sue Herbst on 92854888 or email sherbst@miceastmelb.com.au.

Contact Details

The MIC provides settlement services five days per week at both the Box Hill Office - 27 Bank Street Box Hill, telephone 9285 4888 and our Croydon Office at 185 Mt Dandenong Road Croydon, telephone 9020 2969. All other services are provided through our Box Hill office only.

If you have any feedback on the services of the MIC please contact Sue Herbst on 92854888 or email sherbst@miceastmelb.com.au.

MIC Hannah Kinross Award for Staff

The MIC has established an annual award for staff to be presented each year in the name of Hannah Kinross. Hannah was a staff member of the MIC who tragically died in Kokoda in August 2009. Hannah's work at the MIC truly reflected our mission to:
Build a stronger multicultural community through providing practical solutions to barriers for accessing services and service gaps and establishing quality service delivery for migrants and their families in the Eastern Region of Melbourne

The2013/2014 Hannah Kinross Award was awarded to Jessica Bishop.

Volunteer at the Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne)

The MIC has volunteer opportunties for people to assist young refugee students with their homework. There are six homework support groups, one in the City of Knox and the others in the City of Maroondah. If you would like more information please contact Mervat Dahdoule on telephone 9285 4888 or email mdahdoule@miceastmelb.com.au

There are a number of other volunteer opportunities at the MIC including assisting refugee community groups to establish office and office systems, working with refugee clients to assist them with their studies or to better understand the labour market and how to apply for jobs as well as assisting MIC staff with particular projects or general administrative work. To dowload further information on the volunteer oportunities please click here.

For further information please contact Mervat Dahdoule on telephone 9285 4888 or email mdahdoule@miceastmelb.com.au

Donations to the Migrant Information Centre Settlement Support Fund

The MIC has established a trust fund for donations to support the direct assistance provided to refugees and migrants in necessitous circumstances. Donations to the fund are tax deductible. For further information please contact Sue Herbst on 9285 4888 or email sherbst@miceastmelb.com.au.

To make an online donation please click the icon below. On line donations to the Settlement Support Fund are made through Our Community - 100% of donations are used to provide direct assistance to refugees and migrants.

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