VASS is an incorporated not-for-profit association providing support to people of Arabic-Speaking-Background (ASB) communities in Victoria. VASS provides a range of support including counselling, case work, referrals, advocacy, community development, mediation, and social,
cultural and linguistic support to people of ASB and other culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
VASS is managed by a Board of Management as elected by VASS members at an Annual General Meeting. VASS has a current charitable status which includes:
Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR)
- Charity Tax Concessions
- Income Tax Concession
VASS members come from a broad spectrum of occupations including community, welfare and social workers, counsellors, psychologists, teachers, doctors, lawyers, academics, engineers, accountants, artists, business analysts, IT specialists, government workers, self employed consultants, students and volunteers.