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EnCOMPASS Connectors link CALD seniors to aged care support

EnCOMPASS Connectors link CALD seniors to aged care support

Advance Diversity Services (ADS) has appointed two bilingual workers to support older people of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds to access My Aged Care and improve their wellbeing and independence. As a local partner of EnCOMPASS Multicultural...

ADS targets COVID-19 communication

ADS targets COVID-19 communication

Between July 19 and August 15, Advance Diversity Services (ADS) staff targeted more than 1500 COVID-19 health messages to ensure people in CALD communities were well-informed about the dangers of the coronavirus and the importance of vaccination. Their work was part...

ADS launches new Chinese-specific group for isolated seniors

ADS launches new Chinese-specific group for isolated seniors

Chinese traditional dancing sessions, meditation and mindfulness classes, and bilingual information forums are just some of the activities that will soon be enjoyed by socially isolated seniors from Chinese backgrounds in the Sutherland Shire thanks to Advance...

We wore purple to show we’re here for Rainbow youth

We wore purple to show we’re here for Rainbow youth

Advance Diversity Services (ADS) staff and volunteers dressed in PURPLE clothes and accessories to support Wear It Purple Day (WIPD) on August 27. ‘Despite being in lockdown in Sydney, we wanted to celebrate diversity and young people from the Rainbow community,’ said...

More support needed for the people of Afghanistan

More support needed for the people of Afghanistan

Advance Diversity Services (ADS) joins its partner organisations and other humanitarian organisations, human rights groups and Afghan communities in Australia in urging the federal government to consider a special intake of Afghan refugees fleeing violence from the...

Relief Support for Vulnerable Temporary Visa Holders

Relief Support for Vulnerable Temporary Visa Holders

Vulnerable temporary visa holders who are facing financial hardship as a result of COVID-19, can access greater support from Advance Diversity Services (ADS) thanks to a grant received from Multicultural NSW. Temporary visa holders from St George, Sutherland or...