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


Request Training

Make a request

Think carefully about your training needs and how you would like STARTTS to help you. All requests need to be made at least 4-6 weeks in advance.

Training Request Form – Please download the form to your desktop, fill in, save and email it to:

Call the Administration Officer (Training and Events) on (02) 9646 6700 if you need more information.

Trainings provided by STARTTS

  • STARTTS’ Services
  • Cultural Competence with People from Refugee Backgrounds
  • Working Effectively with Refugees and Asylum Seekers
  • Working with Refugee Young People
  • Working with Refugee Families
  • Refugee Trauma and Child Development
  • Refugee Trauma and Ageing
  • Refugee trauma assessment and treatment
  • Biofeedback
  • Case study discussions
  • ‘Accidental’ Counsellor
  • Community development
  • Group facilitation
  • Social capital evaluation
  • Specific community awareness
  • Other topics upon request
Training in the Workplace

Training in rural and regional areas of NSW

As part of our rural and regional strategy, STARTTS provides training to workers and volunteers in a number of regions of NSW. In particular training is offered in those areas of rural and regional NSW that have received significant numbers of newly arrived refugees.

Target group

Relevant to all mainstream service providers in NSW working with people from refugee backgrounds. A minimum of 8 participants is required to do a presentation or workshop.


Health-related organisations receive training for free according to our funding agreement with federal health. A small cost may be applicable to non-health organisations. STARTTS is a non-profit organisation and any fees charged are aimed at cost recovery only.