Somerville Community Services
Somerville Community Services has been operating in the Northern Territory for over 50 years. The organisation has a long and rich history of providing community based services to families, individuals and people with disability.
At Somerville we prioritise and advocate for access to resources that assist Territorians to improve their circumstances through our Disability, Financial Counselling and Housing and Homelessness Services.
Southern Cross Care (SA & NT)
Established as a not-for-profit in 1968, Southern Cross Care (SA, NT & VIC) Inc has been providing quality aged care and retirement living services to members of our community for more than 50 years.
At Southern Cross Care, we understand that your needs are as individual as you, and that they can change as you age. So we offer a wide range of quality services, available when and where you need them.
We are guided by our compassionate, capable, collaborative and creative values, and our shared goal to support members of our community to be Better for life.
Our services include:
Strength, fitness, wellness and allied health services
Care and support to help you live Better for life, in your own home
Vibrant communities at a location and price to suit you
High quality care with a focus on healthy ageing and quality of life
Short-term services to get you back on your feet and improve your lifestyle
St John Ambulance Australia NT
St John Ambulance Australia (NT) Inc. (St John NT) is the Territory’s leading provider in emergency medical response and preparedness. We have a mission to save lives and build community resilience to improve the safety and healthcare for all Territorians.
We do this by providing a range of services from ambulance services under contract to the Northern Territory Government, coordination of emergency medical responses, event health services and first aid assistance at community and major events through to nationally accredited first aid training, community education and first aid products and equipment.
St Vincent de Paul Society (NT) Inc.
The St Vincent de Paul Society was founded by a 20 year old student named Frederic Ozanam in 1833. It was established by like minded individuals who wished to put their faith into action.
This compassionate outlook, enthusiasm and vision continues today in Australia. There are thousands of people who every day share their time, care for humanity and energy to make a difference in the lives of disadvantaged people all around Australia.
Step Out Community Access Service
Step Out offers a range of programs to meet the needs of eligible service users across the age spectrum.
The service users of Step Out have a wide range of disabilities, and many of them are high-needs. Step Out’s client base must meet a certain criteria and is mainly referred by the Katherine office of the Department of Health’s Aged and Disability Program. Step Out support workers strive towards the independence of service users by assisting in tasks, as opposed to completing the tasks themselves. Step Out staff members do not wear uniforms and drive unmarked vehicles to further aid in the integration and acceptance of people with disabilities in the Katherine community.
Step Out delivers community access, group and individual programs, as well as managing a respite house. This latter currently has supported accommodation for two service users and two-week blocks of respite for two additional service users. Each of these services encompasses a life-skills component that focuses on service user’s empowerment and independence.
Step Out’s primary objective of assisting people with disabilities is achieved through:
- Delivering programs that focus on life-skill development;
- Promoting independence, normalisation and self-valorisation through its person-centered support work;
- Rrepresenting and helping people with disabilities within Katherine and surrounding Northern Territory communities;
- Providing information, advocacy and support to people with disabilities;
- Referring service users and providers to other support agencies within and outside of the Northern Territory;
- Publishing useful information and communications; and developing strategic alliances with other organisations with the purpose of ensuring all people with disabilities benefit from the rights set out in the Disability Services Act1986 (Cth) and the National Disability Standards2013.
STEPS Education and Training
Disability Employment Services
A specialised employment service providing placement, training and support in the open labour market for young people and adults with disabilities.
Various free services individually tailored for job seekers, employees and employers are provided.
Registered Training Organisation (RTO)
Provides training in areas including aged care, health and community services.
Skills for Education & Employment (SEE)
Provides language, literacy and numeracy training for eligible job seekers whose skills are below the level considered necessary to secure sustainable employment or pursue further education and training.
Provides support for young people to participate in education & employment and to improve their health & wellbeing.
Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation
The Sunrise Health Service Aboriginal Corporation’s main purpose is to improve the health and wellbeing of the people in the region east of Katherine in the Northern Territory using holistic approach.
Surf Life Saving Northern Territory
Surf Life Saving Northern Territory (SLSNT) is a volunteer-based community service organisation regarded as the peak coastal safety body in the NT, which formed in 1983 and incorporated in 1991.
There are three Surf Life Saving Club’s (SLSC) in the Northern Territory, two in Darwin and one in Nhulunbuy.
Tangentyere Council is the major service delivery agency for the 18 Housing Associations known as ‘town camps’ in Alice Springs.We are proud to be Town Campers. Our vision for the future is:
- That we live and come together in safety and harmony, managing our lands, our houses and our community for the benefit of every Town Camp Housing Association and Aboriginal Corporation member.
- That our families are proud and strong, walking in both worlds, connected with the past, contributing to the present and working for the future.
- That the voices of Aboriginal Town Campers are heard and understood by all and there is respect and recognition for our history, cultural diversity, law and languages.
TeamHEALTH is a for purpose organisation that supports people dealing with mental health concerns or mental illness. We seek to create community capacity for good mental health so that all people may lead a full and valued life. We are the only non-faith based, grass-roots mental health organisation that focuses its operations only in the Northern Territory (NT).
Based in Darwin, TeamHEALTH provides evidence based mental health services, focused on support, recovery and rehabilitation across Darwin, Palmerston and the regional and remote communities of the Northern Territory’s Top End. This includes Katherine, Maningrida, and Gunbalanya.
Tennant Creek Transport
Tennant Creek Transport “We move People”- Addressing Transport disadvantage in Tennant Creek.
Accredited to Operated Commercial Passenger Vehicles and NDIS registered transport provider.
- Town Flexible Route bus Service – Monday to Friday 8-5
- Door to Door Minibus ( wheelchair capacity 2) Monday to Friday 7.30 -5
- Greyhound Connect Service – getting passengers to and from the Greyhound Service in Tennant Creek
- Charter Services
Territory Care & Support Services (TCASS)
Territory Care and Support Services (TCASS) is a non-government, locally owned and operated organisation, established to provide care, support and respite services for people with disabilities who wish to live independently within their community.
Territory Child Care Group
Territory Child Care Group offers a range of high quality education and care services including Darwin Family Day Care, Murraya Children’s Centre, Bees Creek Outside School Hours and Vacation Care.
Darwin Family Day Care is a home based option where children attend in a small group setting in the Educators home.
Murraya Children’s Centre in Leanyer is a centre-based education and care service for children aged birth to five.
We also provide recreation based School Aged program, Bees Creek Outside School Hours and Vacation Care in the Bees Creek Primary School.
The Fred Hollows Foundation
Indigenous Australia Program
Improves health outcomes of indigenous Australians, with a focus on comprehensive primary health care & eye health.
Aboriginal Health: National Trachoma & Eye Health
The Foundation works to eradicate avoidable blindness and improve health outcomes for indigenous Australians.
A range of training courses is available and includes human rights advocacy.
Encourages and assists indigenous women to build on their skills and undergo training in order to improve their outcomes and those of their communities.
The Gathering – Youth Services
The Gathering Incorporation is a not-for-profit Christian organisation. The Gathering Incorporation is the peak body for the operation of a range of sub-groups and programs. A key sub-group of the Gathering Incorporation is the Baptist Bush Church.