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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Pilbara Community Legal Service – Indigenous Advancement Outreach Program

The program provides outreach to Indigenous people across the Pilbara and travels to deliver family law services and advice in matters such as wills, deceased estates, assist widowed family members to apply for probate, estate planning, advice and representation on civil matters (not including family and domestic violence) and enduring powers of attorney and guardianship.
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Wirraka Maya Health Service Aboriginal Corporation – Social and Emotional Wellbeing Programs

WMHSAC offers comprehensive counselling services and provides mental health and life determining services to the local and surrounding communities. WMHSAC seeks to provide or teach our clients with quality care and services to reduce stress, anxiety and depression while reinforcing effective coping skills, inner strength and over sense of well-being. 
 
Programs include:
  • Transition to Adulthood
  • Women’s and Men’s Group
  • National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • Counselling services
  • Health Promotion
  • Community Support
  • Tacking Indigenous Smoking
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Aboriginal Legal Service of WA – South Hedland

The Aboriginal Legal Service of WA Limited (ALSWA) is a not for profit organisation which provides legal representation and support services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in Western Australia.
 
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Aboriginal Family Legal Services

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

 
Also servicing, Shire of Roebourne, Newman, Shire of East Pilbara. 
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State and National First Nations Services Services

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We are here to provide crisis support 24/7 to yarn with you without judgement and provide a confidential, culturally safe space to yarn about your needs, worries or concerns. We will work with you to explore options for on-going support. You know you will be connected to another Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person who will understand where you are coming from and value knowing HOW to listen, without judgement or shame.

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Aboriginal Family Legal Services

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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Over the past two years DVassist has been offering a telephone and webchat counselling service as part of a pilot project funded by the Commonwealth Government.

The project is now complete and consequently our counselling services are no longer operating as of Friday 21 October 2022.

For 24-hour confidential information, counselling and support for family and domestic violence please call
1800 Respect on 1800 737 732.

For crisis support, including referrals to women’s refuges, please call Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline on
1800 007 339.

If you are in immediate danger
please call 000.

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