Youth Centres & Community Groups

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    Corrugated Iron Youth Arts

    Arts Projects & Workshops

    Corrugated Iron undertakes projects, workshops and performances in areas such as dance, drama, music, circus and video to develop engagement with the arts and production & presentation skills.

    Community Partnerships

    Corrugated Iron undertakes partnerships with communities, indigenous agencies, schools [primary and secondary], and councils to develop creative projects and programs that develop young people’s creative capacity, self-expression and confidence.

    Training & Mentoring

    Corrugated Iron trains and mentors young creatives who wish to become teaching artists, graphic designers, and project workers, as well as mentoring artists developing community engagement capacity to work in urban, regional and remote settings.

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services – NTPFES Cadet program

    Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services Cadet program is a two-year program for students commencing Year 11.

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    Total Recreation NT

    Provides sport and recreational opportunities for adults, young people and children over 9 years old with intellectual, psychiatric or physical disabilities or acquired brain injury. Services include adult group programs, youth programs and individual programs that assist with gaining access to chosen sports.

    Programs focus on developing independence.

     

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    Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation – Youth Programs

    Reconnect is a program aimed at helping young people aged between 12 and 18 who are at risk of homelessness to feel safe and to re- engage with their family and their community. If it is needed, we help youth find a safe place to live, and help get them back into school, or training or work.  We assist young people with boarding school applications and also with the transition if they are successful. We run programs, initiated by the communities, around important issues like problem gambling, youth suicide and healthy relationships.
    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.

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    Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation

    Warlpiri Youth Development Aboriginal Corporation (WYDAC) has dedicated itself to developing the strength, health, confidence and leadership of Warlpiri youth since 1993. The program aims to promote positive and meaningful future pathways for all young Warlpiri people.

    Jaru Pirjirdi (Strong Voices) Youth Developmental Project

    A youth development and leadership program as well as an after-care project to assist at risk indigenous young people living in Yuendumu to build positive futures beyond substance abuse.

    Mount Theo Respite Outstation

    Provides a traditional program to assist people with anyproblems including substance abuse, petrol sniffing, suicidal thoughts or those who are victims of domestic violence. The program particularly assists Walpiri indigenous children, young people and adults.

    Outreach Program

    Provides diversionary and youth development activities for the Warlpiri communities of Willowra, Nyirrpi and Lajamanu. The Program includes WETT Youth & Media Project. The model focuses initially on diversionary activities for indigenous young people.

    Project-based media workshops focus on developing interesting youth & media opportunities for young people as a diversion from at-risk behaviours.

    Higher-end media training and activities focus on employment options and media products for use in indigenous communities and the wider community.

    The Program includes Willowra Youth Development Program, Lajamanu Youth Development Program and Nyirrpi Youth Development Program.

    Vacation Care

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

    The service particularly assists indigenous families.Warra Warra Kanyi Youth Counselling & MentoringService A community-based youth counselling and mentoring service operating from the remote Warlpiri community of Yuendumu.

    Yuendumu Youth Program

    Offers a range of youth activities to promote health and wellbeing for children and young people in Yuendumu.

     

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