Yaandina Family Centre – Roebourne Youth Services

Roebourne Youth Services provides a safe, comfortable and fun drop in Centre where children and young people (aged 5-18 years) can relax and participate in a range of activities and programs. Over 300 children and young people participate each week in after school and school holiday programs. Activities include music, movies, craft, sport and recreation, life skills development, health and well-being programs. Healthy meals and snacks are provided.

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Yaandina Community Services – Turner River Rehabilitation Centre

Yaandina’s Turner River Rehabilitation Centre is a 24 bed facility that uses the Therapeutic Community (TC) model for treatment and addiction recovery that includes mental and physical healing.
This centre provides a facility in the Pilbara that allows individuals who have successfully completed a detoxification process from drugs and/or alcohol to recover from their addictions. Turner River is certified against the Standards for Therapeutic Communities in a Residential Care setting and also certified against the Standards for Culturally Secure practice.
Individuals may refer themselves directly for admission to Turner River, or be referred by one the following:
• GP
• Case worker
• Drug & alcohol agency
• Community Services agency
• Department of Communities
• Mental Health
• Corrections
• Family member
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Yaadina Community Services – Family Support

The Service provides holistic support services to families through a range of workshops and community opportunities to assist them to develop life skills, reduce social isolation and provide practical assistance and referral to other services when required. Practical support includes attending meetings with clients, letter writing, advocacy, literacy numeracy programs and emergency relief. Workshops provide crèche facilities and focus on life skills, craft work and parenting programs eg: cooking, storytelling, fun play with children.
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Yaandina Community Services – Integrated Drug and Alcohol Service

The primary objective of the Pilbara Integrated Drug & Alcohol Services is to reduce AOD use and related harm to individuals residing in the Pilbara. The services provide AOD prevention, education, treatment, rehabilitation and aftercare services primarily for Indigenous Australians.

Services include support and education to communities & individuals with the aim of improving community safety, building wellbeing and resilience, and supporting communities to develop strategies to tackle substance misuse more generally.

This will be delivered through individual AOD Counselling, case management medical support, support groups, activities and programmes that address AOD issues.

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Yaandina Community Services – Sobering Up Centre

The centre provides 14 beds for community members over the age of 18 years and helps men and women who are intoxicated and are at risk of harm or engaging in antisocial behaviour and is certified against the Standards for Culturally Secure practice. .

During their time at the centre every client is provided with a comfortable bed, freshly laundered clothes, a nutritious meal and are supervised by on duty staff who monitor their well-being.

While the centre does not supply counselling or medical attention it does act as a referral service for clients and will ensure that medical attention is provided by the Roebourne Hospital located just around the corner, should it be required.

The Sobering-up centre is open seven days a week, 24 hours a day and works in conjunction with the Mingga Patrol.

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Yaandina Community Services – Mingga Services

The Mingga service plays a vital role in ensuring the safety and security of intoxicated and vulnerable people by providing transportation to the sobering-up shelter or to a safe place.

The Mingga service operates in the Roebourne and Wickham areas and travels a set route however this can be subject to change dependent on community need or unforeseeable circumstances. Children and young people are also provided with safe transport.

The Service aims to reduce contact between people and the criminal justice system and in particular avoid arrest and jail time.

The Mingga service continues to develop strong collaborative relationships with the local police, Government departments and other community groups who with prior notice can utilise the service for appointments, transportation and community events.

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Yaandina Community Services – Detox

Yaandina’s detox service offers a residential, seven days a week, 24 hours a day, low medical detox service that provides a safe, calm place for people to take time out from their addictions. By giving your body a rest from drug and alcohol use, resting and eating healthy food, a person can start to cleanse their body and help it heal.
Yaandina’s detox program also provides education about the available support options and is certified against the Standards for Culturally Secure practice.
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Yaandina Community Services – Counselling Service

This service provides counselling and healing support to children, young people (aged 5 – 18 years) and their families primarily affected by childhood sexual abuse in Roebourne and surrounding areas. The service offers a range of artistic therapies and other forms of counselling to assist children, young people and their families to process traumatic experiences, resolve conflict, manage behaviour and develop healthy coping skills. Referrals are required and the service is confidential.

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Wickham Library

Wickham library provides access to power, free Wifi and public computers.

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Vinnies Karratha Shop

Affordable and pre – loved items including clothes and furniture.

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Victim Support Service

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
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The Youth Shed

The Youth Shed provides young people aged 11-25 years with a safe space and exciting and responsive youth programmes and events. The Youth Shed offers youth access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge!

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The Base – Wickham

The Base is a dedicated youth space for 11-17 year olds. This facility offers youth access to table tennis, computers, gaming stations and a pool table free of charge!The Base also includes an undercover skate park. The skate park is public space and good behaviour is expected by all users. Using the skate park is at each user’s own risk, and the lights are on until 10:30pm. No smoking or consumption of alcohol is permitted on the premises.
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Stellan Family Law

Stellan Family Law practises in the following areas of law:
• Children’s issues including Relocation and Recovery Orders
• Property and financial matters
• Divorce
• Violence restraining orders
• Wills and Estates
Consultations can also be conducted by video-link and telephone. You may schedule consultations and meetings at times that suit you, including after hours and on weekends.
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Salvation Army Karratha – Womens Refuge

The Salvation Army is dedicated to providing support to survivors of violence and their children through a variety of emergency responses such as refuge accommodation, and long-term support.
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Salvation Army Karratha – Community Support

The Salvation Army Karratha provides emergency relief (welfare) in the form of food parcels and vouchers as a way of assisting people who find themselves in difficult circumstances.

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Salvation Army Karratha – Thrift Shop

High quality second-hand furniture, clothes and other items available at great prices. All proceeds go back into supporting our local community.
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Salvation Army Karratha – Karratha Youth Accommodation Service

If you or someone you know are in need of Youth Accommodation, we may be able to help. We support every young person to reach his or her potential.
Due to COVID-19, many of their locations are operating differently to normal. Please call before visiting to ensure this location is open and able to assist you.
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Salvation Army Karratha – Positive Lifestyle

A 10-week program focused on developing positive strategies to manage anger, grief and relationships.
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Roebourne Police

Roebourne Police cover Antonymyre, Balla Balla, Chichester, Cleaverville, Cooya Pooya, Cossack, Maitland, Millstream, Mount Anketell, Point Samson, Roebourne, Sherlock, Whim Creek, Wickham.

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