Our clients are migrants, refugees, humanitarian entrants and asylum seekers who are living in the ACT and surrounding regions.


In carrying out our mission our values guide the way the way we work. These values are a commitment to respect, integrity, objectivity, continuous improvement, inclusiveness, professionalism, sensitivity, confidentiality, open communication, innovation, accountability, flexibility.


Empowering migrants, refugees and asylum seekers to enjoy sustainable settlement in the ACT and region in a caring and supportive way.


Settlement Services

Our services support migrants, refugees, humanitarian entrants and asylums seekers to successfully settle in the Canberra community through casework, advocacy, and referrals.

Housing Services

Underpinned by MARSS’ successful “Investors Can Help” model, MARSS provides housing, maintenance, tenancy support and wrap-around services to clients settling in the ACT.

Education Training & Employment

MARSS offers a range of free English classes for all skill levels, training programs (both accredited and non-accredited) and supports clients to find meaningful employment in their settlement journey.

Home Care Workforce Support Program

In partnership with Settlement Services International (SSI) MARSS supports migrants and refugees to access a career in Home Care.

Youth Services

MARSS offers a range of programs for 8-25 year old culturally and linguistically diverse youth including the Healthy Eating & Active Living and Program for After School Studies.

Community Development Programs

MARSS is committed to delivering programs that strengthen the capacity of CALD communities and families to actively participate in the Australian Community.

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