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  • Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service - Hermannsburg, Papunya and Yuendumu

    Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit (CAAFLU) Aboriginal Corporation
    vacancy status unknown

    CAAFLU is a legal service employing Aboriginal workers. CAAFLU provides cultural legal solutions and helps Indigenous families deal with violence in a positive way involving the community and community values whilst promoting law and justice. Services and support include: domestic violence orders, compensation for victims of family violence, family law (where it relates to family violence), court support, child protection and assistance with housing. CAAFLU also listens and works with communities around family violence and its effects on families. CAAFLU also provides early intervention and prevention services for male and female children, young people and adults affected by family violence. CAAFLU is a justice, advisory and referral centre for victims of family violence.

    Location:
    84 Hartley Street, ALICE SPRINGS
    Phone:
    (08) 8953 6355 Freecall 1800 088 884
    Fees:
    Free
    Disability Access:
    Yes
    Hours of Operation:
    8:30am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders affected by family and/or domestic violence, including sexual abuse and are living in the central region of the Northern Territory (remote Central Australia is only restricted to the communities of Hermannsburg, Papunya and Yuendumu)
    Assessment Procedure:
    Self-referral, agency referral
     
  • Counselling and Alcohol Awareness Program

    Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programmes Unit (CAAAPU)
    • vacancy
    • no vacancy
    • vacancy status unknown

    Provides counselling, alcohol awareness, education, life skills and after-care program for Indigenous people with alcohol problems. Accommodation is provided in an eight week residential program for Indigenous people requiring rehabilitation for alcohol problems.

    Location:
    290 Ragonesi Road, ALICE SPRINGS
    Phone:
    (08) 8955 4600
    Fees:
    $175 per week
    Meals Provided:
    Yes
    Hours of Operation:
    8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
    Stay Length:
    8 weeks
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Indigenous clients with drug and alcohol problems
    Assessment Procedure:
    Self-referral, agency referral
     
  • Drug and Alcohol Services

    Alcohol and Other Drug Services Central Australia (ADSCA)
    vacancy status unknown

    Provides AOD clinical support for Tennant Creek and the Barkly area. Provides counselling and education to people wanting to address substance use issues.

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    Location:
    6 Gap Road (via Stuart Terrace), ALICE SPRINGS
    Phone:
    (08) 8951 7580
    Hours of Operation:
    8:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
    Eligibility Criteria:
    People who are experiencing issues with alcohol and other drugs
    Assessment Procedure:
    Agency, family and/or police referral
     
  • Emergency Relief

    Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi
    vacancy status unknown

    All assistance (except purchase of capital items) e.g. food vouchers, emergency short-term accommodation, emergency transport to community and within Alice Springs, general bedding, budgeting, advocacy and referrals. No cash.

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    Location:
    3 Ghan Road, ALICE SPRINGS
    Phone:
    (08) 8953 4488
    Meals Provided:
    No
    Disability Access:
    Yes
    Hours of Operation:
    8:00am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Indigenous clients and families who live in Waltja's service area in Central Australia
    Assessment Procedure:
    Self-referral, agency referral
     
  • Jaru Pirjirdi (Strong Voices) Youth Development

    Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation
    vacancy status unknown

    A youth development and leadership program and an after-care project to assist at risk Indigenous young people living in Yuendumu to build positive futures beyond substance abuse.

    Location:
    Mt Theo Program, Yuendumu CMB via ALICE SPRINGS
    Website:
    Phone:
    (08) 8956 4188
    Fees:
    Free
    Meals Provided:
    No
    Disability Access:
    Yes
    Hours of Operation:
    8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Indigenous young people suffering from substance abuse
    Assessment Procedure:
    Self-referral, agency referral
     
  • Mount Theo Respite Outstation

    Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation
    vacancy status unknown

    Provides a traditional program of substance abuse treatment for petrol sniffing and offers respite to break the cycle of sniffing. The program particularly assists Warlpiri Indigenous children, young people and adults.

    Location:
    Mt Theo Program, Yuendumu CMB via ALICE SPRINGS
    Website:
    Phone:
    (08) 8956 4188
    Fees:
    Free
    Meals Provided:
    No
    Disability Access:
    Yes
    Hours of Operation:
    8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Indigenous people suffering from substance abuse
    Assessment Procedure:
    Self-referral, agency referral
     
  • Residential Rehabilitation Program

    Banyan House
    • vacancy
    • no vacancy
    • vacancy status unknown

    Banyan House offers a medium to long term residential rehabilitation program in a contemporary setting in Berrimah - for people struggling with alcohol and other drug addiction. We accommodate people struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health challenges. Following the principles of Community as Method – Therapeutic Community (TC), we provide a safe setting for withdrawal prior to entering into our primary Recovery Program. Medically supervised withdrawals done in partnership with NT Department of Health (AOD Withdrawal Services) or in-house through a Primary Health Physician (GP) and Clinical Nurse – as a standalone or prior to entering our Recovery Program. Banyan House can accommodate families in family units – preference is to accommodate single parents with children younger than 12 year of age. Banyan House also offers related psychological services (Psychologists) and After Care (SMART – CBT based open intervention style group therapy), which is open to the public. Services and support include: Medium term residential recovery program assisting both Indigenous and non-Indigenous clients, individual and group counselling, financial management advice, support with legal and health issues, family support, referral and liaison with other services, parenting programs (contracted as required), education, relapse prevention, Optimum Health Program (Partnership with St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne).
    Veterans’ Affairs: Banyan House also provide community based treatment for alcohol and substance use disorders through residential recovery programs and outpatient day programs for Veterans – Provider Panel of Department of Veterans’ Affairs, Repatriation Commission and Military Rehabilitation and Compensation Commission.

    Location:
    BERRIMAH
    Phone:
    (08) 8942 7400
    Fees:
    $205 per week ($530 deposit - $60.00 Admin fee and $60.00 initial drug screen non-refundable - $410 refundable if not used during residency)
    Meals Provided:
    Yes
    Hours of Operation:
    Office hours 8:30am- 4:30pm Monday to Friday; accommodation 24/7
    Stay Length:
    12 - 52 weeks (including transition)
    Eligibility Criteria:
    People over the age of 18 years old struggling with addiction (sexual offences against women and children, and serious acts of violence against women and children are exclusion criteria). Meals provided only for residential program participants.
    Assessment Procedure:
    Referral: Self referral, Medical staff, GP, Agencies, families/significant others using referral form available on website or directly from Banyan House. Assessments: Clinical Assessment Interview in person or via telephone/skype
     
  • Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) Service

    Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC)
    vacancy status unknown

    The Social & Emotional Wellbeing Service provides therapy, counselling and cultural and social support including treatment for addictions, for Aboriginal people and their families.

    Location:
    Ground floor, 14 Leichhardt Terrace, Alice Springs
    Website:
    Phone:
    08 8959 4750
    Meals Provided:
    No
    Hours of Operation:
    9:00am - 5:00pm Monday to Friday
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Aboriginal people and their families
    Assessment Procedure:
    Self-referral, agency referral
     
  • Warra Warra Kanyi Youth Counselling and Mentoring Service

    Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation
    vacancy status unknown

    A community-based youth counselling and mentoring service operating from the remote Warlpiri Community of Yuendumu.

    Service Categories:
    Location:
    Mt Theo Program, Yuendumu CMB via ALICE SPRINGS
    Website:
    Phone:
    (08) 8956 4188
    Fees:
    Free
    Meals Provided:
    No
    Disability Access:
    Yes
    Hours of Operation:
    8:30am - 4:30pm Monday to Friday
    Eligibility Criteria:
    Indigenous people
    Assessment Procedure:
    Self-referral, agency referral
     
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