Community Visitor Guidelines
Adapted for Blue Mountain Refugee Support Group (BMRSG)
As a Project of the Blue Mountains Family Support Services Inc. the relevant policies, procedures and guidelines of the Blue Mountains Family Support Service (BMFSS) apply to the BMRSG.
Part 1 – Introductory Summary
Visitors can find themselves doing a number of things: delivering food; problem-solving; helping with form filling / bureaucracy: advocacy and organising furniture or appointments.
Together with existing providers, to assist and empower asylum seekers and refugees to settle in the community.
To become a visitor you need to:
Full guidelines for the role are available in a separate document to be given to the intending visitor on making contact.
Authorized by the BMRSG Management Committee September 2015
New Members seeking to visit refugees or asylum seekers in Villawood Detention Centre for the first time should first spend time with an experienced visitor to acquaint themselves with:
New visitors should be accompanied by an experienced visitor on their first visits.
Adopted by Management Committee 11 November, 2013.
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