Youth

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    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.

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    FACES Worker

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    Gap Youth & Community Centre Aboriginal Corporation

    The Gap Youth and Community Centre is a grass roots organisation which was established in 1977 by the local Aboriginal Community. The organisation’s central goal is to provide a safe place for young Indigenous people and their families. Gap Youth has a high level of understanding of the youth context and a long history of delivering programs for young Aboriginal people in Alice Springs.

    After-School Care

    After-school is available to assist parents of primary school children attending local schools.

    Playgroup

    Social and recreational activities are provided for infants and preschool children and their parents or carers.

    Seniors’ Leather Workshop Group

    Aboriginal elders meet to make leather goods.

    Sport & Recreation

    A sport & recreation program provides a range of activitiesincluding basketball, pool, table tennis and a drop-in centre with internet cafe facilities for children, young people and their families.

    Stay Strong Women’s Group

    A group focusing on issues of concern for young and adult indigenous women.

    Vacation Care

    Various holiday programs assist parents by providing recreational activities for primary-school children.

    Youth Homelessness Program (Reconnect)

    A preventive early intervention program for 12 to 18 year olds and their families where the young person is homeless or at risk of homelessness. The program seeks to improve relationships where the youth is becoming disconnected from their families, school or work and where there is a risk of their leaving home prematurely without family support.

    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.

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    GYCC

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    Headspace

    Headspace is a free and confidential service that can help eligible young people aged 12 to 25 with their mental health and wellbeing. headspace Darwin provides assistance in 4 key areas: Mental Health, Physical and Sexual Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Vocational Support.

    Headspace Darwin encompasses a headspace Primary, headspace Early Psychosis and an Enhanced Care service.

     

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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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    Julalikari Council Aboriginal Corporation

    Aged Care Services

    Provides aged care services. The service particularly assists Aboriginal elders.

    Child Care

    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.

    Construction Workshop

    A housing maintenance workshop that also provides training for local indigenous people who wish to become employed as labourers.

    Disability Services

    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.

    Mapu Alliance

    Earth-moving machinery is available for hire.

    Night Patrol

    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.

     

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    Mission Australia – SPIN180 Youth Homelessness Program

    The SPIN 180 program in Darwin supports young people who are at risk of homelessness or who have disengaged from school, education, employment or their family and community. The program aims to divert them away from homelessness and anti-social behaviour, which can have far-reaching impacts on their functioning in the community.

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    Multicultural Youth Northern Territory (MyNT)

    Multicultural Youth NT (MyNT) is a youth-led organisation which envisions a united body of empowered young people, equipped with skills and resources to make their ideas reality. We are about giving youth from all backgrounds the chance to integrate and interact socially, share ideas, and have a voice in addressing issues that affect them. We aim to empower young people to make ideas and aspirations come alive.

    For more information, please get in touch.

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    North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)

    We provide high quality advice and representation and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in Central Australia.

    Our vision is justice, dignity and equal rights and treatment before the law for Aboriginal people in Central Australia.  Services include:

    • Criminal Law
    • Civil Law
    • Family Law
    • Community Legal Education
    • Welfare Rights
    • Youth Justice Advocacy
    • Social Justice
    • Kunga Program

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – Junior Police Rangers (JPR)

    JPR develops the leadership skills of young people by providing activities not generally available at schools. Recruitment begins in Year 6, with the programs commencing as they start Year 7, with the program running for a 3-year period concluding at the end of Year 9.

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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – Juvenile Fire Awareness and Intervention Program (JFAIP)

    JFAIP is designed to assist families/carers in dealing with individual juveniles who have engaged in fire play, fire-setting or who have lit fires but not committed a criminal offence.

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