List of Projects organised by the KCSSF
These are projects that KCSSF members are involved in (but are not
run by the KCSSF).
- Community gardens
- Community Centre (2017) A centre with meeting room, library,
office, toilets, communal kitchen, court yard with vegetable garden.
A place where members and volunteers work to support and help Karen
and Burmese people with their settlement and integration into local
- Temporary Accommodation (2017)
- With 4 master bed rooms with playground and lounge area,
kitchen, toilets/baths, car parking, the Temporary Accommodation is
for those newly arrived refugee families settling in Bendigo and
other families moving to Bendigo from other areas within Australia,
who are in need of short-term accommodation support before they are
able to move into their own accommodation. Also for people traveling
long distance between home and work, who need a temporary place to
- Health Clinic (2020)
The Health Clinic will have counselling services and general
practitioners for general health support. The clinic specialties in
both western and oriental approaches, for post traumatic stress for
refugees as well as their general health issues.
- Aged Care Facility (2023)
The Aged Care facility are designed for both Karen, Burmese and
other community elders who live without the close support of their
children and families. This is important as there are no aged care
services with cultural and language support for aged Karen people.
With a special Karen and Burmese traditional support, we provide a
space for meditation, exercise, and organize group outings.