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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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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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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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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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Juniper Guwardi Ngadu Residential Care

Juniper Residential Aged Care provides care for older people. Their services include:                             
  • Person centred care                        
  • Nursing and medical                    
  • Cleaning, laundry 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 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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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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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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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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Ngunga Women’s Group – Financial Counselling

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

The Fitzroy Financial Counselling Service provides a range of help to members such as providing financial support and counselling services to individuals with regard to:
 
  • Banking
  • Tax
  • Small loans
  • Saving needs
  • Accounting services and Budgeting
  • Financial Community Management (networking with other agencies)
  • Superannuation enquiries and payout
  • Negotiation with creditors – loans and credit cards
  • NILS loans (all banking issues)
  • Referrals – legal advice to provide information, DCP, Police Centrelink
  • Water Corp – paying debt and providing education to reduce water bills
  • Department of Corrections – helping clients with family on parole
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Marnin Family Support and Legal Unit

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:

  • Free confidential legal advice, support and representation in court for victims of family violence and/or sexual assault in legal matters including Restraining orders, Family Law, Child Protection and Criminal Injuries Compensation
  • Assistance lodging applications for Criminal Injuries Compensation, Restraining Orders and Parenting Orders
  • Outreach services to communities
  • Referrals to other services for trauma, grief and relationship counselling
  • Legal education workshops
  • Community education workshops to increase the awareness of family violence in schools, community groups and with service providers
  • Support and workshops for family groups
  • Advocacy
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Marra Worra Worra Aboriginal Corporation – Community Development Project

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.

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Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre – Women’s Shelter

The Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre – Women’s Shelter provides:

  • Safe & supported accommodation
  • Intensive support and external referrals
  • Safety planning and access to a range of Marninwarntikura supports
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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.

The program operates under the guidance of an Elder Women’s Advisory Group and an inclusive reference group.

Services include:

  • Culturally appropriate counselling and healing for children who are victims of sexual abuse and their families
  • Education, both one-on-one and in groups, that teaches children and their families:
  • How to spot and avoid potential danger
  • How to minimise risk of sexual abuse
  • What avenues are available to them if they are exposed to sexual abuse in any capacity
  • General life skills
  • Training for adults and parents that raises their awareness of child sexual abuse in the wider community, and raises their understanding of its impact
  • Group activities and courses that encourage the community to unite and take responsibility for ensuring that children are not sexually abused
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Kimberley Employment Services – Money Management

Money management services provide practical and essential support to assist local people build longer-term capability to manage their money better and increase financial resilience. The money management service focuses on:

  • Deliver education and intensive coaching in financial literacy and budgeting;
  • Provide use of tools to implement individual and family budgeting and savings, and debt management plans including on-going budget monitoring;
  • Organise related family support and referrals;
  • Assist with accessing financial institutions and financial services information;
  • Deliver education and information sessions relating to Money Management services that meet local community need;
  • Deliver approved money management courses to improve participants understanding of how to manage their money, plan for the future and find out what services are available to them.
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