Down Syndrome Association of the NT
Support and information is available for people with Down Syndrome, their families and carers. Community education workshops promote awareness, resources and skills development to students, families schools carers and health professionals in relation to the health and wellbeing of people who have Down Syndrome.
Family and Children Enquiry Support (FACES)
FACES is a telephone hotline that offers information about and referrals to support services throughout the whole of the NT. This service can be accessed by anyone in the community from parents and carers to professionals, who are seeking advice on resources and services that can help support and empower families and children.
Guide Dogs SA/NT
Guide Dogs NT is the primary provider of Vision Rehabilitation Services throughout NT, including remote and regional areas. Our specialist team helps children and adults who are blind or vision impaired to achieve a lifetime of independence.
Our services for Territorians:
• Low Vision Services
• Orientation & Mobility
• Children’s Services
• Other sensory services
• Remote and regional workshops and training
HPA – Helping People Achieve
HPA Helping People Achieve provides employment & support services to Territorians with physical & intellectual disabilities in the Darwin & Palmerston areas. Through employment & support, people with disabilities can develop confidence, independence & life skills to lead a fulfilled everyday life in a world where there are no barriers.
DAS Support Services
DAS provides a range of accommodation support options including:
24-hour Supported accommodation in Darwin
Independent living training unit
Independent units in the Darwin and Palmerston area
Outreach services tailored to individual support needs.
Is an industrial sewing business specialising in the manufacture of indigenous print conference bags, promotional bags and a wide range of gift and souvenir products. Ausdesigns provides high-quality screen printing, digital printing and embroidery services. They also supply promotional products, hats, school wear, sportswear, work wear (including HiVis) and corporate wear. Assembly, collating work and confidential document shredding is also undertaken at this factory. Ausdesigns also sell Industrial Rags.
A medium sized workshop manufacturing a range of timber, steel and aluminium products including Parkland furniture, grandstand seating, pallets, lattice, survey pegs, sprinkler stands, army targets and other products as commissioned.
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 withdisabilities.
Home Makers’ Centre
The Home Makers’ Centre is provided for local Aboriginalfamilies 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.
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.
Aged & Disability Support Services
Larrakia Nation Aged Care Service is an approved provider of Aged Care Services for the Commonwealth Department of Health. Our primary focus is to assist our clients in living stronger, living longer. We do this by focusing on working with individuals and their strengths, capacity and goals to enable them to remain living independently and safely in their home.
Provides life-skills training for tenants in areas such as budgeting, money & debt management, renters’ rights & responsibilities and household safety to enable them to retain tenancies and maintain healthy places to live.
Return to Country (RTC)
Provides information, referral, proof of identification documents, and return-to-country flights for indigenous people returning to their communities.
The office also finds short-term accommodation for indigenous people who are living in or visiting Darwin.
Health Engagement & Assistance in the Long Grass (HEAL) Program
Provides practical support for homeless and houseless indigenous people in order to improve their health and wellbeing. Programs include Grass Buddies and Arts in the Grass.
Larrakia Assist & Night Patrol
Our Night Patrol service runs three vehicles, seven nights a week, looking after Aboriginal people in Darwin and Palmerston. We provide early intervention to remove people from danger and keep them safe. We resolve disputes using culture and mediation.
Larrakia Outreach & Transport Service
An outreach intervention, prevention and transport service for indigenous people who are homeless, itinerant or living in the long grass. Transport is provided to enable people to attend medical appointments, Centrelink offices, other welfare services and the airstrip for return-to-country flights.
Our Youth Patrol is a new initiative funded in Night Patrol. Operating a bus with the same times and contact number as Night Patrol, we take young people home so they get to bed to be ready for school the next day. We work closely with local youth centres to deliver this service and we encourage any young people needing transport home at night to call us on 1800 101 645
Provide conservation and land management services including erosion control, feral animal & weed control, board walk construction, turtle rescue, fencing, marine surveys and water quality testing.
Life Without Barriers NT
Life Without Barriers supports people with disability to gain their independence, develop new skills and be active in their community.
Our services are tailored to meet your individual needs, giving you choice and control with how you live your life.
We are a registered NDIS provider and offer the following services:
- Support coordination,
- Shared and Suported Living (SIL), including personal care,
- Community (lifestyle) supports,
- Health, therapy and wellbeing supports.
We can also help you explore ways to maximise your NDIS package, or your budget if you are self-funded.
For more information about our disability supports visit www.lwb.org.au/services/disability
Lifestyle Solutions provides services to people with disability, young people and children in Out Of Home Care, their families and communities.
A day program providing a range of activities for people with disabilities including cooking, painting and woodwork.
Provides cross-cultural employment and support options for indigenous and non-indigenous people with disabilities.
Provides paid work for people with disabilities, for clients such as QANTAS and Australia Post.
Social Participation Program
A community access program that focusses on developmental concerns for people with multiple and profound disabilities.
Provides supported accommodation for people with disabilities.
A not-for-profit registered charity that supports people including families in need and people with disabilities and for various reasons require a helping hand in their daily life.
Mindful Living Supports
With a strong network & working history in Case Management & Coordination in Alice Springs, Mindful Living Supports also offers Support Coordination & Tenancy Support for my clients & can help you demystify the NDIS beast & learn how to make the most of your plan.
Relationships Australia – Counselling and Support Disability Royal Commission
We provide free counselling and support for anyone who has been affected by the Royal Commission.
Our counsellors can help talk about your feelings and emotions in a safe space. They can help work out a problem or issue you have in your life. They can also help you to make choices about telling your story to the Disability Royal Commission.
This service is for anyone who has been affected by the Disability Royal Commission.
- people living with a disability,
- families and carers or people living with a disability,
- people working in disability services.