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Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation
Aged Care Services
Provides aged care services. The service particularly assists Aboriginal elders.
Child care is provided to assist families of infants and preschool children.
Community Aged Care Packages (CACP)
A support service for frail Aboriginal elders who require a range of care services in their own housing. Care provision is developed and monitored through case management to ensure support for those at risk of admission to residential care.
Community Development Employment Program(CDEP)
The program provides unemployed indigenous adults and young people 15 years old or over with employment placement and skills acquisition including accredited training and links to apprenticeships and traineeships. Employment projects and activities are chosen by local indigenous communities or distinct groups of indigenous people within a community. The training wage received by participants is equivalent to the appropriate unemployment benefit.
A housing maintenance workshop that also provides training for local indigenous people who wish to become employed as labourers.
Provides support and assistance for Aboriginal people with disabilities.
Home Makers’ Centre
The Home Makers’ Centre is provided for local Aboriginal families and individuals.
Julalikari Remote Employment Service (JRES)
The program provides referral to skills training for indigenous adults and young people 15 years old or over who are living in remote indigenous communities and seeking work or require additional skills to carry out their jobs.
Land Management Unit
The unit propagates plants in the Kargaru nursery for supply to people in remote indigenous communities and for sale to residents of Tennant Creek.
The Land Management Unit also provides training for CDEP participants as well as weed-control services for remote indigenous communities and outstations.
Earth-moving machinery is available for hire.
Night Patrol, together with local police, provide a culturally aware program that works to prevent incidents of violence in the town.
Support Services (HACC)
Support services available for Aboriginal people who are frail aged, ill or have disabilities include a home & community care (HACC) program, a home-maker’s program, respite care and supported accommodation.
Training & Employment Services
The program provides skills training for indigenous adults and young people 15 years old or over who are seeking work or require further skills to carry out their role.
Youth Development Program
A drop-in centre providing sporting, recreational & educational activities for young people in the local community. Educational workshops include topics such as alcohol & drugs, health and families. The program also runs a residential program for children and young people 10 to 18 years old where they attend school then stay in safe-house accommodation overnight.
A diversion program is also available where young offenders perform their community service with the centre.
Aged Care Facility: High-Level-Care
High-level-care accommodation, registered by the Commonwealth, for indigenous elders requiring nursing care.
Aged Care Facility: Low-Level-Care
Low-level-care accommodation, registered by the Commonwealth, for indigenous elders capable of independent living with minimal support.
Self-contained accommodation is available for indigenouselders capable of independent living.
Kalano Community Association
Kalano Community Association, an Aboriginal organisation, was established to meet the varying needs of the Aboriginal community, its members and their families within the Township of Katherine and its environs.
Over the past 40+ years, we have created and developed effective programs that address shortfalls in housing availability, employment and economic activity, social, community and health-related programs for our member population. Kalano Community Association is in a position to represent the views of its members and Council to the wider community, numerous authorities, and governments on a range of issues affecting Aboriginal people from both cultural and contemporary aspects.
Kalunga Supported Care
KSC (Kalunga Supported Care) is a disability service provider.
Kalunga Supported Care’s services include:
• Living and Life Skills – such as assisting with financial management, communication skills and lifestyle mentoring;
• Personal Activities – such as housework, laundry, shopping, personal hygiene, dressing, preparation or supply of meals and medication assistance;
• Community Participation – including supported shopping, medical appointments, sporting, recreational events, social activities, visiting or making new friends, travel, transport, building confidence and social skills;
• Respite – in home and centre-based;
• Group and Centre-based Activities – such as social outings, group and social activities on KSC’s premises;
• Life Stages and Transitions – supporting school leavers and those moving out of home or moving from group to independent living to make the transition on their own terms and in a way that meets their goals and aspirations.
KSC supports clients of all ages (children, adults and seniors) and with any disability (including physical, intellectual, multiple disabilities and mental illness).
Katherine Isolated Children’s Service (KICS)
Katherine Isolated Children’s Service is a remote, mobile playgroup. KICS is a not-for-profit, registered charity funded under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) through the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA). KICS travels vast distances to bring the joy of play-based learning to socially and/or geographically isolated children and families living in Indigenous communities and on pastoral stations in the greater Katherine region.
Katherine Women’s Crisis Centre
Short-term accommodation is available for women and their children in crisis or escaping domestic violence.
Katherine Women’s Information & Legal Service (KWILS)
KWILS is a non-profit community legal centre that provides free legal services for all women in Katherine and the Big Rivers Region.
- Legal Assistance
- Court Representation
- Legal Education
Kids Helpline – Powered by yourtown
Powered by yourtown, Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, confidential 24/7 service that supports, protects and safeguards the mental health of children and young people in Australia. It is a leading voice and trusted safety net for not only young people, but also their parents, families and communities. Tens of thousands of people rely on Kids Helpline, and many lives depend on it. It is a safe, confidential, easily accessible and reliable place to turn when young people are troubled, in danger, worried or in need of professional counsel and advice.
Services provided by Kidsafe NT (Child Accident Prevention Foundation) include advocacy & advice on the safety of children in the home, water and road including;
- community education;
- training presentations & resources including fact sheets, brochures, posters & DVD’s on road safety & general child accident prevention information (eg burns, poisoning, falls etc).
- Equipment for hire includes all types of child car restraints from birth to 8 years to comply with current NT legislation introduced in 2013.
Child car restraints and safety products such as latches are available for sale and a child car restraint fitting and checking service is also available.
Landing Spot deliver allied health services including Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology, Psychology, Counselling, and Behavioural Therapy to NDIS participants in the Northern Territory. Our clinicians are based Australia wide and deliver services via an innovative robotic technology platform to consumers accessing our Darwin hub.
Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation
Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation (LNAC) is a large, progressive and professional Aboriginal organisation with a dual purpose: It is the representative organisation for the Larrakia people, the traditional owners of Darwin and is also a major service provider for Aboriginal people in the region.
LNAC is a dynamic, membership-based organisation, and a major Aboriginal service delivery and business development organisation in the areas of:
- community services
- homelessness support
- land and sea monitoring
- management and arts, culture and knowledge.
Law Society Northern Territory (LSNT)
The Law Society represents and regulates solicitors practising in the Northern Territory. The Society also investigates complaints about professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct or practice by Northern Territory solicitors.
Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation (LHAC or ‘Laynha’)
Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation’s mission is to support the Yolngu members of the Laynhapuy homeland communities serviced by the Corporation through programs that deliver:
- Maintenance and protection of country and culture
- Employment, training and economic development opportunities
- Good standard of communication and infrastructure in homelands
- Good health, social welfare, community development and educational outcomes