I feel that a great burden has fallen off my shoulders and that feeling of depression is gone. You have helped me make that positive step toward the future and given me a sense of hope.

Thank you for supporting our work. Every donation, whether large or small, helps us in our work of providing services and support to people who have survived terrible and traumatic experiences.

Your donation will help us to provide more comprehensive services to the people that need them most, particularly children, young people and older refugees.

STARTTS uses to process our donations – it is a secure, quick and easy way to make sure your donation goes straight to where it is needed most.
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Thank you for your support. If you would like more information about making a donation,
please phone 02 9794 1900 or email



STARTTS staff are a multidisciplinary and multicultural team of professionals with strong community links. All STARTTS staff undergo regular supervision and professional learning to maintain a high standard of service delivery.

Clinical Staff

For our cutting edge and culturally appropriate clinical services STARTTS employs clinical psychologists, psychologists, social workers, counsellors, child and adolescent counsellors, early childhood workers, a schools liaison officer, Neurofeedback counsellors, psychiatrists, a nutritionist, physiotherapists, acupuncturists and other body focused workers.

Community Services Staff

For our range of community services to help refugees develop supportive social networks, build social capital, and strengthen their communities, STARTTS employs community development workers, youth workers, arts project officers, an enterprise facilitation officer and others.

Training Staff

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STARTTS has three dedicated full time trainers, including one clinical trainer, to assist other organisations understand refugee trauma and working effectively with people from refugee backgrounds. STARTTS’ clinicians and community services workers also deliver training to services.