Aboriginal Legal Service of WA – Derby

The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Limited (ALSWA) is a not for profit organisation which provides legal representation and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Western Australia.
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Anglicare WA -Marooloo Child Sexual Response Service

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.

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Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service – Fitzroy Crossing

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. 
The Kimberley Community Alcohol and Other Drug Service (KCADS) within the Kimberley Mental Health and Drug Service supports individuals, families and communities experiencing harm from AOD use.  Their services are delivered by locally based teams across the Kimberley. Outreach is also provided to surrounding communities and remote areas.
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Juniper Residential Aged Care provides care for older people. Their services include:

Juniper Residential Aged Care provides care for older people. Their services include:                     
  • Person centred care                         
  • Nursing and medical                    
  • Cleaning, laundary and domestic help                                
  • Physiotherapy                        
  • Occupational therapy                  
  • Dietician                                            
  • Speech pathology          
  • Aromatherapy                                
  • Pastoral & Spiritual care              
  • Activity & exercise programs                
  • Entertainment                                    
  • Social clubs                                        
  • Outings
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Juniper Ngamang Bawoona Residential Care

Juniper Residential Aged Care provides care for older people. Their services include:        
 
Person centred care                        
Nursing and medical                    
Cleaning, laundary and domestic help                                
Physiotherapy                        
Occupational therapy                  
Dietician                                            
Speech pathology          
Aromatherapy                                
Pastoral & Spiritual care              
Activity & exercise programs                
Entertainment                                    
Social clubs                                        
Outings
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Far North Community Services Fitzroy Crossing

Far north community services is registered provider for NDIS. Their team has experience supporting people with disabilities and their families. They provide therapy services tailored to individual circumstances through their flexible, trans-disciplinary, evidence based and creative approach. They are registered to provide:                                                      
 
  • Occupational therapy                                  
  • Psychology                                                            
  • Speech pathology                                      
  • Physiotherapy.
 
They can help understand an individuals plan and what supports and services can be paid for with the individuals NDIS funding.
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Far North Community Services Derby

Far north community services is registered provider for NDIS. Their team has experience supporting people with disabilities and their families. They provide therapy services tailored to individual circumstances through their flexible, trans-disciplinary, evidence based and creative approach. They are registered to provide:                                                      
 
  • Occupational therapy                                  
  • Psychology                                                            
  • Speech pathology                                      
  • Physiotherapy.
 
They can help understand an individuals plan and what supports and services can be paid for with the individuals NDIS funding.
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Community Disability Housing Program

The Community Disability Housing Program (CDHP) is a program for people with a disability that require significant and
ongoing support to live safely within the community. CDHP does not provide crisis or emergency accommodation.
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Kimberley Community Legal Services

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.

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Nirrumbuk Tenancy Support

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.

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Derby Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation

Derby Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation is safe and secure, low cost, family-friendly, drug and alcohol free service located in the centre of town that can link you in with other services. You can stay for up to 28 days at a time and are provided with two meals a day, guest Wifi, access to BBQ areas and laundry facilities.
Rates are as follows:
Adults $30 per night ($15 for Health Care Card holders)
Children $15 per night ($10 for Health Care Card holders)
Children under 3yrs stay free.
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Transitional Housing Program

The Transitional Housing Program will help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with clearing their debt and increasing their savings, achieving a healthy lifestyle, furthering their employment and training opportunities owning their own home or moving into private rental. The Transitional Housing Program will provide their clients with an affordable rental property, along with access to a range of services that focus on employment, education, financial independence, household management and wellbeing. They will work together with their clients to agree their length of stay, and make sure that their clients leave with all the skills needed.
This program is currently offered Kununurra, Halls Creek, Wyndham, Broome, Derby, South Hedland which is operating as Hedland Aboriginal Home Ownership Program
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Beagle Bay Health Centre

The aim of the Beagle Bay Health Centre is to provide primary health services and accident and emergency care to Aboriginal people living in the remote Beagle Bay community. The centre is staffed by general practitioners, registered nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health workers and offers the following services:

  • child and maternal health
  • men’s health
  • women’s health
  • school health
  • immunisations
  • chronic disease management, screening and prevention
  • health promotion programs
  • 24 hour accident and emergency service
  • allied and specialist health visits
  • medication management.
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Beagle Bay Community Health Service

The Beagle Bay Community Health Service team provides a comprehensive primary health care service, including 24 hour emergency cover. The organisation has a strong focus on preventative and population health programs; enhanced screening, early detection and management of chronic illnesses; and on community-centred maternal and child health care.
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Bidyadanga Health Centre

 

Bidyadanga Health Centre is a comprehensive Primary Health Car service staffed by General Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers.
 
Services available:
  • Child and Maternal Health
  • Men’s Health
  • Women’s Health
  • School Health
  • Immunisations
  • Chronic Disease management, screening and prevention
  • Health promotion programs
  • 24hour accident and emergency service
  • Allied and Specialist health visits
  • Medication management
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Winun Ngari: Kimberley Money Management Services (KMMS)

KMMS provides a range of education services including; budgeting, debt management, saving plans, family payment education, bill paying, purchasing assistance, internet & phone banking, information on loans and credit cards, lost superannuation, tax assistance, financial counselling, insurances and free access to phone and computers.

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).

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Victim Support Service and Child Witness Service Derby

The Victim Support Service provides free, confidential counselling and support services for all victims of crime. These services are provided by professional counsellors and trained volunteers. Services available to victims of crime include:

  • Counselling and Support
  • Providing information and referrals to other support services
  • Helping victims write a victim impact statement
  • Preparing and supporting victims during a court case
  • Helping victims obtain information on the status of police investigations
  • Providing support when making an application for a restraining order
  • Providing information about criminal injuries compensation
  • Helping victims understand their rights within the criminal justice system
  • Providing information on the status of convicted offenders in WA, through the Victim Notification Register

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:

  • Accessing services such as counselling, police, legal, medical and other relevant services
  • Working with the WA Police and the Director of Public Prosecutions and providing the child with up to date information as a matter progresses through the court system
  • Preparing a child for giving evidence in court and providing in court support
  • Helping a child to prepare a victim impact statement.
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One Tree – Derby Children’s Service

One Tree’s Derby Children’s Service is a 49-place day care. With a:

  • Nursery room that caters for infants from 0 to 30 months.
  • Toddlers and kindy room that caters for children from 30 months to five years.
  • Out of School Hours Care (OSHC) that caters for children from kindergarten to year six (2pm to 5pm).
  • Vacation care caters for children from kindergarten to year six (7am to 5pm).
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Nindilingarri Cultural Health Services

The alcohol and drug team at NCHS develop and implement health promotion activities that aim to reduce harm from and use of alcohol and other drugs in the Fitzroy Valley. Together, the team provide the following services:

  • Family, individual and community education and support sessions for alcohol and other drugs
  • Support for applications and existing Section 152 alcohol restrictions on houses
  • Support for communities with Section 175 restrictions, or for those communities wanting to apply
  • School education program
  • Alcohol and other drug information to communities and community groups
  • Management of the Fitzroy Valley Alcohol and Other Drugs Prevention Group
  • Health promotion events and community activities
  • FASD education and prevention
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Ngunga Women’s Group – Financial Counselling

NWG offers:
 
  • Financial counselling
  • Financial Capabilities
  • Mobile playgroup
  • Art & Craft
  • Ngunga Op- shop
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