School Support Programs

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    Alawa Aboriginal Corporation

    Alawa Aboriginal Corporation operates a number of self-funded business operations and grant-funded programs, all aimed at delivering essential services to the residents and businesses of Minyerri. Our focus in all our operations is providing social outcomes to our community in a sustainable way.

    The Alawa Aboriginal Corporation (AAC) was first established in 1999, its primary purpose to establish and operate commercial enterprises on behalf and for the benefit of the Alawa people. To this day, the AAC undertakes many business operations for the purpose of providing social, cultural and economic benefit to the Alawa people and the broader community. AAC has been successful in delivering many services to the community including municipal services, aged care, child care related services, arts centre and many more activities under the Federal Government’s Community Develop Program (CDP).

    After-School Care

    After-school care is available for local indigenous primary school and secondary-school children. Centrelink Provides Centrelink services for the local indigenous community.

    Community Development Employment Program(CDP)

    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.

    Creche

    Provides child care for local indigenous infants and preschool children.

    Delivered Meals (HACC) (Meals on Wheels)

    Three meals a day are delivered at low cost to those who would otherwise be nutritionally at risk, including the frail aged and people with disabilities. The service particularly assists indigenous families.

    Home Care Services (HACC)

    Home Care services are available for frail elderly, incapacitated or ill residents and those with disabilities to help with household duties including cleaning, laundry, meal preparation, wood collection and shopping. The service particularly assists indigenous people.

    School Nutrition Program

    A nutritious breakfast and lunch are provided for local indigenous primary-school and secondary-school children.

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    Anglicare NT – Intensive Youth Support Service

    The Intensive Youth Support Service (IYSS) is for older children / young people aged 10 and 17 years who have come to the attention of Child Protection as at risk of, significant harm. Intensive trauma informed assistance, mentoring and activities are provided to engage, build connections, support school attendance and reduce the risk of further serious physical or emotional harm occurring. IYSS works closely with families to build their capacity to support children through adolescence towards adulthood. *Referrals are through Territory Families, Housing & Communities.

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    Anglicare NT – Making Education Outcomes Achievable NT (MeNTor)

    MeNTor is an evidenced informed educational support service designed to meet the needs of young people living in Out of Home Care. MeNTor helps to close the education achievement gap,create a culture of strong educational belief,strengthen school engagement and enhance the home learning environment.

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    CatholicCare NT – School Counselling

    We have school counsellors in our partner primary and secondary Catholic schools across Darwin, Katherine and Santa Teresa. Counselling and groupwork is available to the students at these schools. Each school with work with is different, in terms of what works best for the school and for the students. Our school counsellors work with school principals and staff to ensure we work together as a wellbeing team.

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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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    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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    Get SET in the NT

    Get SET in the NT provides 2020 Year 12s leaving school access to new opportunities to set themselves up for the future. Study: 10 new scholarships at Charles Darwin University for the top ten 2020 Northern Territory ATAR students
    Earn: Explore career opportunities in a variety of trades and industries in the Northern Territory
    Train: On-the-job paid training working in the Northern Territory Government and not-for-profit organisations in 2021 for up to 100 students

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    Holyoake

    Adolescent Program

    A program for adolescents wanting to look at issues relating to their misuse of alcohol and/or other drugs.

    Alcohol or Other Drug Support Program

    Provides support and assistance primarily for families and individuals affected by alcohol or other drugs, but is also suitable for people experiencing stress related to any life situation such as divorce or separation.

    Children & Adolescent Support Program

    A support program for children and adolescents 5 to 18 years old living in families where there is alcohol and/or other drug misuse.

    Age-appropriate groups are provided.

    Drum Beat

    An innovative program for young people & adults and male & female prisoners that teaches about relationships, team building and communication through drumming.

    Managing Your Life Program

    Offers separate groups for adult males and females wanting to make changes in their lives relating to their misuse of alcohol and/or other drugs. The Program is also suitable for people experiencing stress related to any life situation such as divorce or separation.

    School-Based Program

    A program providing up-to-date information for secondary school students about the misuse of alcohol and other drugs. Programs are individually tailored for schools.

    Skills for Life

    A program for people who have been affected by the drinking problem of a relative or friend.

     

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – Li’L Larrikins

    This program is broadcasted via YouTube and it covers the Li’L Larrikins who are a group of friends having big adventures and learning about natural hazards in a small outback town. In these videos you get to meet Amy, Trev and Jimmy as well as Maddy the Koala and Bob the dog as they learn all about how to prepare for and manage the dangerous bushfire season. Follow along as they teach about fire safety, emergency plans and preventative measures.

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