Akeyulerre Healing Centre – Traditional Healing
The Department of Social Services have provided a three-year funded project through their Strengthening Communities Program to support Interrentye by providing business support and management to increase its financial independence and further develop its business operations. This is done by increasing Aboriginal employment and work-related skills with the goal of enabling the young women to independently run the business.A strong partnership with Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) has provided a much-needed safe, clean working environment for production, storage and the propagation of key medicinal plants.
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.
CatholicCare NT – Community Development Program
The Community Development Program (CDP) is a remote employment and community development service. It helps eligible job seekers to build skills, find work and stay employed.
Who we help
This program helps Aboriginal community members from communities across South East Alice Springs.
How we help
We work with job seekers, families and communities to help job seekers gain and maintain employment. We provide training and education to help participants find local employment. We help to address barriers to work including language, literacy and numeracy skills, substance abuse and health issues. CatholicCare NT partners with Atyenhenge-Atherre Aboriginal Corporation in delivering this service.
Darwin Skills Development Scheme (DSDS)
Darwin Skills Development Scheme Inc is a community based not for profit organisation that is the Sponsor for Project Employment, the Indigenous Employment Program, and Emergency Relief funds.
We believe that everyone has the right to engage in meaningful work, to fulfil their potential as citizens and participate equitably in their community 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.
EqualiTEA – Training, Employment, Activities
We provide training, employment and activities for people with disability, to help them get their dream job.
We work with a person, exactly where they are. We work with you to determine your individual readiness for work, your employment goals and then come up with a plan, just for you!
We can support you to:
- Explore potential careers
- Study or train to get your dream job
- Support you to gain skills to start a micro-business
- Offer you a paid, volunteer or work placement with our community partners
- Create a placement with you in one of our scalable social enterprises, or work with you to start one
- Connect you with future employees
- Connect you with peers in the same boat as you
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.
Mission Australia – Disability Employment Services
Mission Australia’s Disability Employment Services – Employment Support Services (ESS) provides people with permanent disability with regular and ongoing support to find and maintain work. We also support their employers with training, and assistance to access a range of other supports. These supports can include wage subsidies and financial assistance to help with costs of modifying the workplace or purchasing adaptive technologies, or interpreting services.
Northern Territory Working Women’s Centre (NTWWC)
The NT Working Women’s Centre (NTWWC) is a community based non-profit organisation with a mission to support women in the workplace. With offices in Darwin and Alice Springs, the Centre provides free and confidential advice to women about work-related matters. Our staff have more than 20 years’ experience in industrial relations and workplace issues and are guided by feminist values to support and empower all women. The NT Working Women’s Centre is an inclusive organisation that advocates for all women including those who have a disability, LBGTI, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and are from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.
Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation – Nintipulka mitiyaku – Getting smart about media
This program focuses on disadvantaged youth by engaging them with media and technology, in order to allow protect, revive and maintain Indigenous culture, language and knowledge. We also provide media traineeships for young people helping them to become job ready in the areas of graphic design, photography, new media and Arts management