Hedland Jobs and Skills Centre

The Jobs and Skills Centre assists Aboriginal people in Western Australia to get into training or a job, working closely with local employers to create job opportunities for Aboriginal people including school leavers. The Jobs and Skills Centre can provide:
Culturally sensitive employment and career services
Information on choosing the best training option for your personal and work goals
Access to job opportunities through our Aboriginal jobs board.
Help with resumes and job applications
Referrals to other services, depending on your needs
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Pilbara Meta Maya – Regional Aboriginal Corporation – Essential Services

Pilbara Meta Maya Regional Aboriginal Corporation is a privately owned, not for profit,  Western Australian Aboriginal organisation based in Port Hedland. PMMRAC is driven by a Board of seven Aboriginal members from Pilbara region.

They serve as a development corporation for regional Aboriginal communities of Pilbara, and provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with employment opportunities within Pilbara Meta Maya Group of Companies across various areas.

Their essential services include:
– Power and civil work: provide high quality servicing and repairs for systems that include maintenance of generators and engines, switchboards, LV and HV feeders and all associated equipment
– Water and waste water: ensuring drinking water quality, water security, and compliant wastewater standards
– Water sampling and remediation: provide a high quality water sampling service to most of its Aboriginal communities across Pilbara and Mid-West regions, includes regular microbiological and chemical sampling as per Australia Drinking Water Guidelines (ADWG) and the servicing and maintenance water head works and equipment

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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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Aboriginal Family Legal Services

The Aboriginal Family Law Service provides free legal and community education services for all Aboriginal people, including children, who have experienced family and domestic violence or sexual assault, including men, women and children. They provide culturally secure services are delivered from six regional locations – Broome, Carnarvon, Geraldton, Kalgoorlie, Kununurra and Port Hedland. They advocate on law and policy reforms that support the wellbeing of Aboriginal victim survivors and help to prevent family violence and make our communities safer.

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State and National First Nations Services Services

Aboriginal Family Legal Service

Aboriginal Family Law Service assists Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people live free from family violence and sexual assault. We not only offer free legal services, but community education and early intervention and prevention programs as well.
Services offered include:
• Family Law
• Child Protection
• Criminal Injury Compensation
• Family Violence Restraining Orders
• Non-legal Support
• Social Support
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