Children & Families

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    CatholicCare NT – Parent Education

    We know that parenting can be hard and challenging. That’s why we run programs to help you develop skills to raise happy, healthy and resilient children.

    Who we help

    Our programs help parents and families with babies and children in school.

    How we help

    We run different types of groups and programs to help parents in different stages of life. They focus on different areas of child development and parenting skills.

    Here are some of the programs we run:

    Triple P Parenting: This program helps parents manage their children’s behaviour and build strong, positive and healthy relationships.

    Tuning into Kids & Tuning into Teens: Tuning into Kids uses emotional coaching to help build emotional intelligence and resilience in children.

    Circles of Security: This program helps parents enhance attachment security between them and their children and build a sense of safety and resilience.

    Bringing up Great Kids: This program helps parents understand their children’s behaviours.

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    CatholicCare NT- Nauiyu Nambiyu Child Care Centre

    The Nauiyu Nambiyu (Daly River) Child Care Centre provides culturally appropriate education and care service. The Centre is dedicated to improving children’s early learning and wellbeing outcomes.The Centre provides support for all families by caring for their children in a safe, supervised environment that supports development and education.We provide education and care for non-school aged children from Nauiyu Nambiyu (Daly River) community. Child care activities focus on social, emotional and cultural development, as well as creative learning and early communication and language skills.

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    Child Australia

    Child Australia has grown from an organisation focused on the inclusion of children with additional needs in early childhood settings to one that delivers an interdependent network of activities designed to achieve the best long-term outcomes for our community’s children. Placing the child at the centre of our support model. Child Australia’s activities include programs that support parents and families as children’s first teachers; the delivery of exemplar services in the education and care of children; professional development and support services to enhance the quality of care in early and middle childhood settings and a crucial role in sector leadership and advocacy.

     

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    Childbirth Education Association (CEA)

    The Childbirth Education Association Darwin is a community based organisation which provides information and support for women and their families and promotes self- reliance and confidence in pregnancy, birth and parenting.   CEA provide support through education sessions, pre-natal and post-natal exercise classes; library and general resources.  Childbirth Education Association is also a community advocate for birthing services.

     

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    Congress Australian Nurse Family Partnership Program (ANFPP)

    A national program to empower and support women who are pregnant with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander baby, until the child turns 2. The program is delivered in a culturally safe way supported by a Nurse, Aboriginal Community Worker and a Social Worker with the aim to improve the health and wellbeing of the mother and baby, and strengthen the independence of the mother.

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    Danila Dilba Health Service

    Danila Dilba Health Service is an Aboriginal community-controlled organisation providing culturally-appropriate, comprehensive primary health care and community services to Biluru (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) people in the Yilli Rreung (greater Darwin) region of the Northern Territory.

    As an Aboriginal Medical Service, services are provided for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and singles.

    Danila Dilba offers a wide range of medical and support services including:

    • Specialist health and clinical services including audiology, paediatrics, ear, nose and throat, podiatry, physiotherapy, colonoscopy, and treatment for diabetes and asthma. Specialist medical physicians are also available.
    • Youth services including activities, counselling and support for children and young people. Counselling may deal with stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, loss and grief, relationship difficulties, sexuality and domestic violence.
    • School based health checks for students.
    • Dental checks and flouride treatments for children.
    • Don Dale Youth Support provides health care and support to children in detention, providing therapeutic group work and one-on-one support .
    • Deadly Choices is an early intervention and prevention program that compliments Danila Dilba Health Service’s clinical programs. Deadly Choices aims to empower Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to make healthy choices for themselves and their families.
    • Alcohol and Other Drugs provides support to clients and their families who are impacted by alcohol or drugs.  The team provides a service to Indigenous people that is accessible, confidential and meets the clients’ cultural needs.
    • Tackling Indigenous Smoking helps Indigenous people develop quit smoking skills through tailored and culturally safe services including one-on-one consultations around motivation, education, goal setting and clinical advice.
    • Well Women’s Clinic with referrals as necessary, offering family planning and fertility advice, pregnancy testing and advice, pap smears, breast examination and rubella immunisations. The clinic also focuses on the early detection and treatment of chronic diseases.
    • Women’s groups including screening and monitoring of health for infants and children under five years old, in addition to advice about health concerns for parents with children in this age group.
    • Australian Nurse-Family Partnership Program provides parenting support through a sustained home visiting program that supports women pregnant with an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait child and her family to improve their own health and the health of their baby.
    • The Men’s Clinic specializes in men\\\’s health issues and focuses on the early detection and treatment of chronic diseases.
    • The Mobile Unit offers health services for those most at risk of preventable diseases: frail, aged, those who have disabilities and are unable to attend the health service and for those who do not have transport.
    • Social and emotional wellbeing counselling and support offered for those affected as a result of the Stolen Generations.
    • Social and emotional wellbeing support for members of the Indigenous community who have mental health issues or emotional difficulties.
    • General counselling available for families and individuals dealing with stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, postnatal depression, loss and grief, relationship difficulties, sexuality and domestic violence.
    • Sexual health services including testing, counselling and medical treatment for HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmissible infections.
    • The Syphilis Enhanced Response Team provides an enhanced time-to-treat service in response to the syphilis outbreak.
    • Care Co-Ordination provides care and intensive support for clients with complex needs.
    • Legal Health Mob is a health-justice partnership with NT Legal Aid, providing a lawyer and support worker to attend Danila Dilba clinics and assist with a wide range of family, financial and health matters.

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    Darrandirra Child and Family Centre

    Darrandirra, meaning “All of Us,” will be a Child and Family Centre (CFC) for all children, youth, and families in Darwin\’s Northern Suburbs.

    Darrandirra aims to assist and support families experiencing or at risk of vulnerability to address their needs, strengthen community leadership and capacity to support families to raise children.

    All programs and activities will be child and family-focused, safe, fun, and sensitive to cultural diversity. Our “no wrong door” approach means that no matter what support you require, or what service you are already connected with, you can still be supported through Darrandirra.

    Children, youth, and families can access a range of support and wellbeing activities, including;

    • Information and help to access a range of services in our community (e.g. housing, education, health).
    • Outreach support through our team and community partners
    • Care coordination or case management to navigate support systems
    • Early Child Development and learning
    • Life Skills programs
    • A fun, safe, and engaging place to play and connect with others
    • Interactive activities and programs

     

    Darrandirra will be located in Malak, whilst the site is being developed the Darrandirra team are able to assist on an outreach basis – meaning we can come and meet you at an agreed location in the Northern Suburbs.

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    CAAPS

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    Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities – Northern Territory Child Protection

    If you believe a child is being or has been harmed or exploited you must report your concerns. This is a legal responsibility under the Care and Protection of Children Act and is called mandatory reporting.

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    Early Childhood Australia NT Branch

    Child Advocacy

    An advocacy group for children up to 8 years old provides a voice for children on any issue relating to them.

    Children’s Inclusion Support Services

    Provides support, resources and training for child-care services to empower carers with confidence, skills and knowledge in successfully caring for children with special needs.

    Children with additional needs may include those from culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds, indigenous children, those with disabilities or developmental delay and refugees who have experienced torture or trauma during their refugee experiences.

     

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    Families & Schools Together (FAST) NT

    Families and Schools Together (FAST) is a program that focuses on strengthening families by improving their relationships within the family and between families and schools. All families can join a FAST program.

    Baby FAST, Kids FAST and Youth FAST operate across various locations in the Northern Territory. Families attend the eight-week program, which involves coming together once a week and intentionally spending time together as a family.

    Activities may include sharing a meal and undertaking family activities. Participants also have the opportunity to be involved in Parent Group and Kids Time.

    FAST is an evidence based program utilising strengths-based approach and provides training for local community members and agency workers to run the program. Parents are empowered to be the leaders of their families.

     

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