Domestic violence help
in your region
KCLS is an independent, not-for-profit community legal service. We provide free legal, financial counselling and tenancy services to financially disadvantaged people in the Kimberley.
KCLS is the largest remotely located civil law service in Australia, and 84 per cent of our clients are Aboriginal.
We operate across Western Australia’s Kimberley region from our offices in Kununurra and Broome, servicing urban and remote towns and communities.
Nirrumbuk Environmental and Health Services, in partnership with the Department of Housing, delivers the Support and Tenancy Education Program (STEP) to the Kimberley region.
Through STEP, eligible tenants can receive education and case management to improve their living skills, independently manage their tenancies, and reduce the likelihood of homelessness.
The program currently services both the Derby township, and remote communities in the West Kimberley through an established outreach program. The outreach program ensures services are delivered to the following communities; Looma, Pandanus Park, Bebunburru, Mowanjum and the Gibb River Road (Imintji, Dodnun, Kupungarri and Ngallagunda).
The Child Witness Service is a voluntary and free service available to children under 18 years of age who are to give evidence to a court. Trained staff can assist with:
One Tree’s Derby Children’s Service is a 49-place day care. With a:
The Marooloo Child Sexual Abuse Response Service provides support and education to children, individuals, families and communities in Derby.
The program caters to children who have suffered or are at risk of sexual abuse. It also provides education to families and communities. Although the program operates from a central office, outreach services to communities in the Derby region are provided.
The program operates under the guidance of an Elder Women’s Advisory Group and an inclusive reference group.
Marra Worra Worra has close ties with employers in the Fitzroy Valley and places Job Seekers who are currently on CDP into jobs with employers from the Valley. Marra Worra Worra maintains ties with major employers in the Kimberley and Pilbara regions and facilitates job searches and consults on career development.
Delivers culturally appropriate legal representation and non-legal holistic support services primarily in the area of safety, wellbeing and strengthening family capacity. MFSLU can provide:
The Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre – Women’s Shelter provides: