All the latest updates and events from Metro Assist

Inspiring Stories from Our Clients, Free Bulldogs Family Tickets and much more!

Metro Assist staff congratulating Paolo on his newfound employment.
When Paolo arrived in Australia, he had 30 years truck driving experience under his belt. But employers continually rejected him because of his age and language barrier. Despite numerous set-backs and unsuccessful job interviews, Paolo pursued his passion to secure employment as a truck driver, demonstrating sheer resilience and commitment to achieve his goal. Paolo has now successfully completed the SkillME Certificate III in Driving Operations and is currently engaged in gainful employment as a truck driver for transportation of warehouse materials and freight. He is also currently in the process of securing employment as a Government Bus Operator. This is one of Metro Assist’s true highlights and success stories. Congratulations Paolo!

Subsidised Driving Lessons


Our first SkillME driving safety session has been completed with around 25 participants now eligible for subsidised driving lessons.The next info session is on 2 March.
Find out more and attend

Building Positive Parenting Capacity


A week long program for Chinese Parents, Carers and Guardians.
莘莘学子路、殷殷父母心 - 学业有成系列讲座(普通话)
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Bulldogs Family Tickets


Metro Assist is giving out free family tickets to the Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs 2017 NRL season to eligible families. That includes supporter packs with Bulldogs merchandise and a ticket to every home game at ANZ stadium at Olympic Park (including public transport to the game!)
Find out if you are eligible

SkillME nominated for a ZEST Award


SkillME was proud to be nominated for a ZEST award, which celebrates the Community Sector in Greater Western Sydney. Congratulations to our friends at MTC and AFRA for winning the Exceptional Community Business Award, for the Furniture Removal Program we collaborated on.

Marrickville STAP Student Success


Congratulations to Michael Bangura, who, after coming here from Sierra Leone just three years ago, has now been offered scholarship places by three universities: Sydney, UTS and WSU. He among other students have been greatly helped by the Marrickville homework support group.
Read more about STAP
We had almost 50 people turn up for the information session about the second Heavy Rigid Vehicle Driving Licence course we are running as part of SkillME's partnership with Applied Training Solutions!

30 years of service


In case you missed it: Learn the story of Metro Assist from it's beginnings as Canterbury Bankstown Migrant Resource Centre in this short documentary.
Watch the video

Tuning in to Kids


Come along to this free five week workshop that helps parents of children aged 3 - 12 years to build strong relationships with their children. Held in Punchbowl School over the month of March.

Find out more and book
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