Domestic violence help
in your region
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.
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.
The Marninwarntikura Women’s Resource Centre – Women’s Shelter provides:
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:
The Kimberley Family Violence Team can issue a Police Order, 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.
Centrelink: How can KCLS help?
Kimberley Community Legal Service provides an outreach service from Broome to Dampier Peninsula, Derby and Fitzroy Crossing.
YoungMinds is a program to assist families living in the Kimberley.
The program is aimed at children 0-18 years, who are experiencing emotional difficulties in their lives or are at risk of developing mental health issues.
The service provides free, practical counselling and support for young people and families for up to 12 months, introducing coping skills and how to develop your individual strengths
Garl Garl Walbu provides Sobering Up Shelter and Derby Night Patrol service for intoxicated people so they can be transported home or to a safe place such as the Sobering Up Shelter facility which provides an overnight accommodation and has four rostered full time workers to assist and monitor customers while sleeping and provide a cooked meal in the morning.
The Fitzroy Valley Youth Hub provides a safe place for youth (6-25years) to hangout, interact and enjoy a range of afterschool and evening activities.
The Hub presents a space for collaborative service delivery and aims to provide increased access to specialist support for young people of the Fitzroy Valley.
Garnduwa coordinates case management, drop-in, social sporting and holiday programs from the Hub four days a week- including Friday evenings.
Derby Lodge has 35 fully equipped self-contained units. Derby Lodge offers comfortable motel accommodation for those on a budget, some with en suites, others share communal bathroom facilities. Amenities include:
The Youth Centre offers a comprehensive school holiday program as well as structured activities during term time such as sporting competitions, arts and crafts, music and healthy eating. The centre is equipped with a kitchen, skate park, basketball court, computers, pool table, table tennis table and video games.
The DAHS Social and Emotional Wellbeing Team provides services that help individuals develop and maintain positive thoughts, behaviours and relationships. This is achieved through a strengths based approach in a person centred environment.
SEWB are a team of health professionals that are dedicated to providing culturally sensitive services for the people of Derby and surrounding Aboriginal communities. Staff are able to help with a wide range of emotional problems including, but not limited to; depression, anxiety, anger, grief, sadness and worry. Services are for all age groups from youth to older members of our community.
SEWB Programs Include
SEWB Group Programs