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Kimberley Mental Health & Drug Service (KMHDS) provides specialist mental health services to the Kimberley for all age groups. The service aims to deliver a comprehensive range of high quality, community focused mental health services to residents of & visitors to the Kimberley. KCADS provides assessment, counselling and referral and support to people who are experiencing problems as a result of their own, or someone else’s alcohol or drug use. Participation in KCADS services is voluntary.
Kimberley Employment Services can offer you:
Kimberley Medical Group (KMG) is a mixed billing family medical practice in Broome. Services include:
They can also help you to get a Restraining Order, find a refuge or alternative accommodation. They can also refer you to support agencies such as Crisis Care, counselling services and legal services such as the Legal Aid Domestic Violence Legal Unit.
The KGT Skills Centre provides a unique training service focused on industry-skills-integrated literacy and numeracy development to enable employment.
Development plans are individually tailored to participants’ gaps and needs, and training is delivered in an engaging, culturally appropriate environment. The pace of learning is governed by participants’ progression, with a flexible approach to timeframes.
Individuals will complete their Skills Centre development once pre-determined literacy, numeracy and industry skills goals are achieved.
It is expected that graduates will commence a traineeship/apprenticeship, enter mainstream employment or continue with further education.
James Garnaut Horizon House in Broome provides support for young Aboriginal men aged 16 to 22 years who need long term accommodation and care. To be eligible for the St John of God Horizon House program, you must satisfy the following criteria:
HFM Legal can assist with:
headspace Broome is a free youth health service dedicated to supporting young people aged 12-25.
At headspace Broome they understand that sorting things out is not always easy, so to make things a little easier they offer a one stop shop with a variety of services to meet your needs.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to COVID – 19 Headspace Broome are not supporting from their physical location. They will still be supporting young people through phone counselling and online options such as video conferencing.
The Department provides a range of child safety and family support services to Western Australian individuals, children and their families. Contact them for assistance to access emergency accommodation.
CHMR is a partnership between Cyrenian House and Milliya Rumurra Aboriginal Corporation which delivers alcohol and other drug prevention services to parts of the West Kimberley region. Cyrenian House Milliya Rumurra Outreach Service include free and confidential:
Breakfast Program offers a free nutritional meal on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00am – 9:00am to individuals, couples and families who are facing financial hardship and/or are homeless. (Wheelchair access available)
Centacare Kimberley is able to offer a range of supports to people on Centrelink Income Payment who are experiencing financial hardship in Broome, Kununurra and Balgo. They provide eligible people with food and clothing vouchers, and can give people access to food items and home starter packs when available.
Centacare Kimberley works with community groups to give people access to services such as, health and wellbeing support, tenancy support, drug and alcohol counselling, family and men’s relationship counselling, mental health support, emergency relief, and income support.
Centacare Kimberley is able to offer people living with a mental illness the opportunity to access and maintain long term stable accommodation. Through a partnership with the Department of Housing, Centacare Kimberley is able to register a limited number of people on a dedicated waitlist that gives them priority access to a public or social housing tenancy.
To be eligible to access this program a person must have a diagnosed mental illness and be engaged with a medical practitioner (Doctor) or the Kimberley Mental Health Team in Broome. People who are in the Broome Mental Health Unit at Broome Hospital have priority access to this service, as the aim of the program is to support people with a mental illness who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
The Financial Management Program (FMP), Broome CIRCLE offers many services that support people experiencing financial crisis. If you are in this situation, seeing a member of the Broome Circle FMP team could help to improve your personal financial situation and meet personal goals.
A Capability Worker can help you with:
Financial Counsellors can help you with your complex financial needs such as: