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


Upcoming Events

Launch of Refugee Week

17 June 2016

Every year STARTTS in conjunction with partner organisations organises the launch of Refugee Week – the week surrounding World Refugee Day on 20 June. The event aims to highlight the importance of refugee issues and celebrate the resilience, talents and achievements of refugees in NSW. For more information about what’s on during Refugee Week:

More information will be available soon

UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

26 June 2016

The 26th of June every year marks UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. The day is part of a global movement to combat torture in all its forms, led by the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Survivors (IRCT). Every year STARTTS holds an event to mark the day and play our part in raising awareness of the crime of torture and the right of victims to appropriate rehabilitation services.

More information will be available soon

Refugee Ball

3 November 2016

Every year STARTTS holds a fundraising ball to raise money for a particular project to assist people from refugee backgrounds recover from their traumatic experiences and rebuild their lives in Australia. The ball held each year at The Dockside in Darling Harbour and is a fabulous night out.

More information will be available soon