Aboriginal Resource & Development Service (ARDS)
Education & Communication Services
Provides capacity building in indigenous communities through education, support services and advocacy for indigenous people. Community development and cultural-awareness workshops are provided.
Health Education & Training
Provides health education and training about basic health, germs & microscopy, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and trongyloides for indigenous people.
Language, Education & Resource Centre
Works on behalf of indigenous people and with other service providers to facilitate self-determination & management within the wider community. Services include a resource centre, education & workshops, social welfare assistance, public relations and liaison with government departments &community organisations.
The Yolngu Radio Station provides local language broadcasts across Nhulunbuy, Yirrkala, Darwin and Palmerston, addressing communities’ cultural knowledge base and the questions that indigenous people want answered. As an independent, membership-driven, not-for-profit association, we work with our members to support and strengthen AOD service delivery for people who experience harmful substance use in the NT. Our mission is to build and maintain a strong, sustainable and culturally diverse Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) sector that works together to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm across the Northern Territory.
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.
Northern Territory AIDS & Hepatitis Council – DarwinWe are the key non-government organisation working in the area of blood-borne viruses, education and support in the Northern Territory. We are committed to improving the health and wellbeing of all Territorians living with blood-borne viruses. Our service delivery operates from a holistic approach in accordance with the objectives of the Ottawa Charter (1986), and guided by key national and Northern Territory policies and legislation.
NTAHC’s Health Promotion and Communications team works to generate awareness within the community about BBVs and STIs, in particular by creating health promotion campaigns and resources targeting NTAHC priority populations.
Care and Support Program
NTAHC offers a range of services to empower all people affected by, or at risk of blood borne viruses, to lead a healthy life that is free of stigma and discrimination.
Harm Reduction (NSP)
NSP provides a comprehensive range of free sterile injecting equipment and disposal facilities, education on safe injecting practices and health promotion.
Sex Worker Outreach Program – SWOP NT
The SWOP NT is a peer-based health promotion service that engages sex workers and other sex industry stakeholders in the Northern Territory.
LGBTI Living Well Program
This program, an NTAHC initiative, supports people in the Northern Territory who experience life as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex (LGBTI) through a range of varied and focused activities.
Formed in September 2014, Rainbow Territory is an unfunded Northern Territory community group that advocates for the human rights of Northern Territorians who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and queer (‘LGBTIQ’). Rainbow Territory aims to develop a safer, fairer and a more inclusive Northern Territory.
Rainbow Territory wants to change law and policy in the NT to make the NT a better place to live for LGBTQI people of all ages.
We do this through
- law and policy reform: and
- supporting and increasing community connection and visibility
Relationships Australia – Individual Counselling
Speak with a local counsellor to help reduce problems and stress you have in your life. Our trained counsellors help you to find the issues and approach them in a positive way. They can develop strategies to support you and increase your self-awareness.
You can come to counselling for many different reasons, no matter how big or small that issue is. Some common reasons for coming to counselling are:
• stress, anxiety or depression,
• work and career issues,
• life changes (e.g. birth of a child, moving home),
• grief, loss and bereavement,
• compulsive and addictive behaviour,
• sexual concerns,
• exploring sexuality and/or gender identity.