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Move Goldfields

MOVE Goldfields is a community service which helps welcome new people into the Kalgoorlie region, welcoming them and helping them integrate.

Services offered include:
• Orientation tours
• Housing assistance
• Transport assistance
• Education assistance
• Events
• Guides

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Adult Migrant English program

The Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP) is a free service to help eligible migrants and humanitarian entrants with low English levels to improve their English language skills and settle into Australia, offered through a local service provider. Additionally, eligible candidates may receive distance learning (subject to criteria).
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DOC Housing – Kalgoorlie

In addition to the provision of public housing in metropolitan and country areas of Western Australia, the Housing Authority also provides assistance to people with various other housing needs. These needs include rental assistance, becoming a home owner and issues related to homelessness.
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Goldfields-Esperance Domestic Violence Police Units

The DV Police Unit supports people experiencing family violence, a behaviour which results in physical, sexual and/or psychological damage, forced social isolation, economic deprivation, or behaviour which causes the victim(s) to live in fear.
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Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia – Kalgoorlie

The Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia (Inc.) (ALSWA) provides legal representation and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Western Australia, including advocating in policy and law reform in submissions, at conferences and in the media.
ALSWA is governed by a Board of Directors who are all Aboriginal.
 
ALSWA Services
• Civil Law and Human Rights Law Unit
• Criminal Law – Perth Criminal Law Unit and ALSWA regional offices
• Family Law and Child Protection
• Bail Support Service (BSS) and Prison In-Reach Program (PIR)
• Community Legal Education (CLE)
 
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Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre

Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre can provide free professional and practical advice on training and employment opportunities including careers advice, apprenticeship and training information and partnerships with industry, and also help with job searching and direct links into work.
Their team has expertise in Aboriginal workforce development, and in support for Aboriginal jobseekers. The Kalgoorlie Jobs and Skills Centre is supported by career services from Worklink.
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PCYC – Kalgoorlie

Kalgoorlie PCYC exists so that disadvantaged children and young people at risk in the Kalgoorlie area have a safe place to go – somewhere they can feel at home, make friends and do things that young people should do.
The Centres programs are committed to supporting young people in the community by assisting with school participation, providing a safe place for young people to ‘hang out’ and by providing a number of activities in order to deter youth crime.
 
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Goldfields YMCA

The program aims to connect with children and young people to assist with improving their attendance at school.  
On the early childhood side, this program aims to improve young people’s school readiness, the level of parenting support they’re receiving, as well as their engagement, community engagement and access to readily available information.
Building Brighter Futures runs in two parts; the youth engagement side is run directly at the school for school-aged children, throughout regular school hours. The early years workshops are open to all parents with children aged 0-5, and these workshops are run in partnership with local organisations at varying locations.
 
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TAFE Kalgoorlie

With over 980 qualifications to choose from, Central Regional TAFE offers a diverse range of training opportunities for the people of the Mid West, Gascoyne, Goldfields and Wheatbelt regions.
Their flexible training options are designed to suit your lifestyle and learning requirements; whether you’re a school-leaver, stay at home parent, mature-aged apprentice or are looking to upskill or to advance your skills in your current job, they have what you need. 
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William Grundt Memorial Library

Library facilities include:
• Children’s area
• Young adult area
• Study tables and group seating
• Coffee Machine
• Comfortable reading areas
• Disabled toilets
• Baby Change table
 
The courtyard features a Sensory Garden, which is a lovely area to sit and read. When the garden is producing help yourself to the fresh fruit and vegetables growing there too! They also have children’s play equipment and a green grassed area outside the library for children to enjoy.
Free Wi-Fi internet access is available from within the library for Wi-Fi enabled devices. They have 20 computers for public use and access is free.
Printing and photocopying services are available in both colour and black/white.  
 
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Population Health Kalgoorlie

Walk in appointments are only available from 8.30am – 11.30am Bookable appointments are available on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Evening clinics are also held each month on a Tuesday by appointment.
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CY O’Connor Men’s Shed

Members are welcome to come for a tinker, chat or to work on a project.The Men’s Shed is a place to meet new people, make new friends and be connected with your community. And when the time comes to take a break from your project, enjoy their recreation area complete with kitchenette, tables, chairs, loung area, TV and pool table. 
The Men’s Shed is open to all genders and those aged over 18 years. 
There is a whole range of activities you can participate in:
• General woodwork and carpentry
• Men’s Shed improvements
• Join in for BBQ’s
• Play card and board games
• Maintenance of tools and machinery
• Restoring furniture
• Toy making
• Voluntary community projects
 
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Goldfields Indigenous Housing Organisation

GIHO is an organisation who focuses on delivering professional housing and tenancy support services to Aboriginal people in some of the most remote regions in the state.  They cover an area of over 700,000 square kilometres and have an intimate understanding of our tenants, their families, community groups and key stakeholders to achieve the highest possible service outcomes.
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Centrecare – Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline/ Groups (Choosing Respect)

A Centrecare service for men who are concerned about the affects of their behaviour on the people they love, work and spend time with.
Centrecare provides a range of individual counselling and group programs, specifically designed for men who are engaging in abusive behaviours but have chosen to explore more respectful ways of relating. Services are also available for partners and children. Abuse in a relationship, also called family and domestic violence, refers to any action, verbal and/or non-verbal, that instills fear in the other person and can be displayed physically, emotionally, verbally, sexually, financially, spiritually and culturally.
Centrecare counselling and group programs for men provide a unique and safe opportunity for men to address their concerns in a respectful and non-judgmental environment. It also seeks to support men in their ability to build healthy relationships for the future and be accountable for the past.
 
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The Salvation Army – Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Crisis Accommodation Service

At Kalgoorlie-Boulder Youth Crisis Accommodation we provide crisis accommodation and support for 15-24 year olds, including: 
• Emergency, overnight and short-term supported accommodation for up to 3 months
• Regular and ongoing support to young people and families
• An opportunity to learn independent living skills and self-development
• A safe environment that fosters personal growth
• Information and referral service to young people and their families
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YMCA – Goldfields Before and After School Care

Children can play, relax and even finish their homework in the safety of the YMCA’s before and after school care centres.

Supporting families and their children in a fun and stimulating environment is all part of our before and after school care that caters for children in Kindergarten through to the age of 12.

Your children will be cared for in an environment where we take responsibility in helping school-aged children meet their emotional and educational needs.

They will hang out with their friends and meet new friends which will help develop the social skills that come from sharing a meal together or playing a game.

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YMCA – Building Brighter Futures

This program aims to improve young people’s school readiness, the level of parenting support they’re receiving, as well as their engagement, community engagement and access to readily available information. Building Brighter Futures runs in two parts; the youth engagement side is run directly at the school for school-aged children, throughout regular school hours. The early years workshops are open to all parents with children aged 0-5, and these workshops are run in partnership with local organisations at varying locations.

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YMCA – Aspire

A free health, lifestyle and engagement program for 13 – 17 year old girls, which addresses key issues girls in that age bracket encounter in daily life (e.g. body image issues, nutrition, peer pressure etc). At the end of this program they do a ‘Heal Pamper Workshop’ where we get a whole range of providers come through and volunteer their time to do the girls’ nails, beauty, massage, hair – the whole works! It’s a celebration day for young girls as well as a chance to gain access to providers in the local community and assisting with obtaining new networking and support options

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Trilby Cooper Hostel

Aboriginal Hostels Limited operates 47 hostels Australia-wide to provide accommodation for Indigenous people who need to be away from home for a range of reasons. The hostels are safe, comfortable, affordable and offer three meals each day during your stay.

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Victim Support and Child Witness Service – Kalgoorlie

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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