Shop 48 houses a range of co-located agencies and outreach services providing support to meet the local community’s needs
ASRC Cleaning is a social enterprise of the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) that exists to create employment pathways for people seeking asylum and refugees. Through providing quality domestic and commercial cleaning services we create opportunities for employment and training. These opportunities help people seeking asylum build the skills, confidence and experience to pursue sustainable employment in the Australian workforce.
ASRC Cleaning is available for employment referrals in person at Shop48, or via phone or email.
· Shop48: by appointment
· Phone or email: Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm
03 9274 9880
In partnership with CoAct, we are a leading not-for-profit Disability Employment Service (DES) provider, dedicated to creating positive change for people living with a disability, their employers and their communities.
More than just a recruitment company, we offer end-to-end workforce solutions including job placement, skills training and career coaching to ensure and support the success and growth of both the employee and employer.
Available: Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm.
Call 13 FUTURE (13 388873) for an appointment.
A broad suite of employment programs to eligible clients. Assists with transitions from school to work, apprenticeships or traineeships, job to job or returning to the workplace.
Available: Monday to Thursday, 9am – 5pm. Call 13 2848 for an appointment.
Better Place Australia’s purpose is to make provision for the relief of poverty, suffering, distress, misfortune and helplessness directly to people in Australia, including those who have experienced family violence.
Financial Counselling to people in financial stress. The service can be accessed over the phone or face-to-face at Shop 48. Other service available include counselling, family dispute resolution, family mental health, mediation and education.
Available: Tuesday to Friday, 9am – 5pm. Call 1800 639 523 for a confidential financial assessment. Shop 48 Bell Street Mall
Heidelberg West, Victoria 3081 Outreach Service. Thursdays.
T 03 9355 4700
Offers: programs for and by the Somali community in Heidelberg West, including a mothers/children program, employment assistance and youth & community leadership.
Monday to Friday for 9am to 5pm. Contact: Abdiaziz Farah, Project Manager, Tel: 8582 9501
Leisure Networks Community Connections team work with NDIS funded participants to build their knowledge and understanding on how the NDIS works.
Support Coordinators help participants with support connection, life transition planning and financial & service intermediary.
Staff are available during business from Monday to Friday by appointment. Call 1300 561 802.
Merri Transitional Outreach Support Team offer support to people who are homeless and living in transitional housing.
Staff are available by appointment at various time during business hours from Monday to Friday. Call 9482 3488 or 9431 4746.
Mission Australians is a national service in the field of homelessness and social housing, alcohol and other drugs, family and children’s services, employment skill and training, youth support, mental health and wellbeing and disability support services.
Mission Australia’s youth support workers based at Shop 48 facilitate access to the Springboard Program and PHAMs Employment services. Available by appointment. Call 1800 88 88 68.
An umbrella body for Somali organizations in Victoria, SACOV supports the activities of member organizations working for youth, women and newly settled migrants and refugees with a Somali cultural background. SACOV also provide a Justice of the Peace service to act as an independent and objective witness to documents people use for official or legal purposes.
Call Dr Hussein Haraco, Mob: 0408 030 181