JRS Australia has two community spaces in Sydney. In 2020 alone, there were:
3882 people seeking asylum,* refugees, migrants in vulnerable situations served in 21834 instances of service.
12,072 food deliveries so that people had access to fresh food and essential items through our foodbank over the course of the year, with 232 receiving support each week.
1,285 people received 6,547 unique instances of specialist casework support, including accommodation, healthcare, and crisis support.
845 Opal Card concession applications completed, giving people seeking asylum access to discounted public transport
Over 500 emergency relief payments made to assist people to maintain tenancies, find emergency accommodation, and buy essentials.
733 women supported through the JRS Australia Women’s Space and the Finding Safety Project
272 people assisted with work readiness and employment support through JRS Australia’s Employment Program.
200 dedicated volunteers donated 15,600 hours of service to ensure JRS Australia’s mission and work continued.