Community & the Arts
Anglicare NT – Prison Chaplaincy Program
Anglicare NT auspices the Prison Chaplaincy Program on behalf of the NT Council of Churches. The Prison Chaplains in Alice Springs and Darwin coordinate religious services,activities and pastoral care by personnel from Christian and other faith traditions. Support services are provided to people in correctional facilities,their familes and centre staff.
Anglicare NT – ReStore Opportunity Shop
After over 10 years, the Anglicare NT OpShop in Ludmilla will officially close its doors for the last time on Saturday 26 February 2022.
Regretfully, the impacts of COVID-19 and cheaper clothing options have made it unviable to keep the OpShop open.
For many visitors to the OpShop over the years, the store has felt more like a small community. Through the sale of second-hand items, the store sought to provide supports to those struggling financially. Resale of donated goods demonstrated our commitment to building a sustainable community and environment.
The OpShop would not have worked for so long without the care and generosity of our staff, volunteers, customers and donors. We thank you for your efforts over the years.
Babbarra Women’s Centre
Women are employed in a cleaning service that is offered to the community.
Creches create comfortable, safe and healthy places where infants and children are nurtured and respected and the parents feel comfortable about leaving their children. The program assists women who want to study, train or work including CDEP. Creches provide on-site child care while parents or guardians attend programs.
A low-cost hairdressing service is provided for indigenous omen.
A laundromat service is provided for indigenous women.
Nutrition for Kids
Cooked meals are prepared as material aid for families of infants and toddlers who would otherwise be nutritionally at risk. Mothers of the children participate in the preparation and cooking of the meals.
Provides financial support to the Women’s Centre through the sale of second-hand clothing at affordable prices.
Indigenous women are employed in the production of textile goods which are then offered for sale in the Women’s Centre retail shop.
Baptist Care NT, Food for Life Foodbank
Foodbank Australia is a not-for-profit, non-denominational organisation which collects surplus, salvaged and donated food and grocery products from food manufacturers, distributors & retailers and distributes it via charitable welfare organisations to people in need of emergency relief.
Bereaved by Suicide Support Group NT
BBSSGNT is a suicide bereavement support group for persons over the age of 18 years who have been impacted by suicide loss of a family member, friend or work colleague. Postvention support (support after suicide) is Prevention. For every incident of suicide, research indicates that at least 135 persons are affected by each incident. This equates to approx half a million people nationally in Australia alone. The BBSSGNT is an initiative by SabrinasReach4Life based in Darwin.
Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month between 6:30pm to 8:30pm @ Harry’s Place, 1 Willeroo Street in TIWI.
Call 0491 311 211 for more information.
Canteen Creek Owairtilla Association
The Centre provides social & recreational activities for the local community.
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.
Central Australian Community Toy Library
Baby Capsule Hire
Baby capsules for transport of infants up to six months of age are available for hire to families.
Social and recreational activities are provided for infants, toddlers and preschool children from 0 to 3 years old and for their parents or carers.
Social and recreational activities are provided for three-year old preschool children.
A family lending library of educational toys and equipment that are fun to play with and assist infants’ and children’s cognitive, perceptual and physical development. Toys and party packs can be hired for special events.
Corrugated Iron Youth Arts
Arts Projects & Workshops
Corrugated Iron undertakes projects, workshops and performances in areas such as dance, drama, music, circus and video to develop engagement with the arts and production & presentation skills.
Corrugated Iron undertakes partnerships with communities, indigenous agencies, schools [primary and secondary], and councils to develop creative projects and programs that develop young people’s creative capacity, self-expression and confidence.
Training & Mentoring
Corrugated Iron trains and mentors young creatives who wish to become teaching artists, graphic designers, and project workers, as well as mentoring artists developing community engagement capacity to work in urban, regional and remote settings.
Darwin Community Arts
Darwin Community Arts (DCA) is a non-profit, incorporated Association that focuses on community-based arts and cultural development.
Malak continues to be a pilot area for DCA’s neighbourhood-based approach although its programs and projects cover different neighbourhoods of Darwin Region (which includes the Tiwi Islands, City of Darwin, City of Palmerston, and Litchfield Shire).