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Wunan Foundation Pathway to Home Ownership

Wunan’s Pathways to Home Ownership Program caters to Indigenous people looking to purchase or build their own home. The Indigenous Home Ownership Education (IHOME) package, designed by DSS and Indigenous Business Australia (IBA), is provided in conjunction with financial literacy education to improve financial capacity and encourage greater self-reliance, assisting people to build assets, develop savings and commence on the pathway to financial inclusion. The Pathways to Home Ownership Program has successfully assisted clients in Wyndham, Kununurra and Halls Creek purchase their own homes.
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Save the Children – Chilling Space

The Save the Children Chilling Space supports younger children to build their confidence and life skills before they become disengaged. With the aim of enabling more positive transitions 
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East Kimberley Job Pathways

East Kimberley Job Pathways (EKJP) is a partnership venture between Wunan Foundation and East Kimberley CDEP. EKJP delivers the Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP) across the East Kimberley, to provide local community members with a path to employment, establish independence, and secure a better life for their families. RJCP is a case management model, tailoring services to individual needs. This may include direct employment, training and skills development and career guidance; all designed to meet the aspirations and objectives of the client. Additionally, job seekers may take part in activities in their community to learn new skills and deliver worthwhile benefits to the community, while developing positive social norms in preparation for working life
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Far North Community Services – Therapy Services

Far North Community Services are a registered therapy provider for NDIS for Kimberley. With bases in Broome, Derby, Fitzroy Crossing, Halls Creek and Kununurra, they are passionate about delivering functional, person and family centred therapy services. A flexible, transdisciplinary, evidence-based and creative approach, they work with their clients and family to develop a therapy plan that is tailored to individual circumstances.
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Far North Community Services – Plan Management

Our Vision and Values are at the core of our organisation. We believe that communities are enriched through the inclusion of all people. We will partner with people, families and communities to deliver practical, flexible services and support.
Far North is an approved provider of NDIS. We work with you to achieve your goals, keep your families strong and empower you to manage your NDIS plan.
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Disability Access and Inclusion by The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley prepares and implements a Disability Access and Inclusion Plan, which enable people with disabilities, their families and carers to participate in community life by encouraging community and businesses to make their services and facilities accessible; and provide accurate easy to obtain information so that people with disabilities, their families and carers are able to access their local communities.
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Child Witness Service Kununurra

The Child Witness Service helps children and young people under 18 years of age who may need to give evidence in court. The children involved can be victims or witnesses to any criminal charge, in any court.
The Child Witness Service provides practical information and helps children and young people emotionally prepare for court. Support is provided on an individual basis. Evidence is never discussed.
The Child Witness Service does not provide counselling. However, referrals can be made to appropriate agencies when additional support is required.
The Child Witness Service aims to:
reduce trauma for children giving evidence in court by appropriate preparation and support.
Undertake assessments of a child’s needs in relation to giving evidence and advocate for the child to receive their entitlements under the legislation.
work with the WA Police Force and the Director of Public Prosecutions to ensure a child witness and their family are kept fully informed about the progress of a case through the courts
help a child witness prepare a victim impact statement, even if the child is not required to give evidence
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Far North Community Services – Support Coordination

A Support Coordinator can connect with services in their clients’ area, or to coordinate all of the supports and services in their NDIS plan. Support Coordinators are well-connected in the community, have many years of experience and have wide networks. The Far North Support Coordinator will help their clients build the skills they need. This may include achieving clients’ goals, living more independently, increasing skills and being included in community and in employment.
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Kununurra Jobs and Skills Centres

Based at North Regional TAFE campuses, the Jobs and Skills Centres offer a range of services by qualified career advisors to support individuals to find employment and develop their careers further. These services include job application support, career development advice, pathways towards obtaining professional training and other employability skills. In addition to the towns of Kununurra and Brooms, the Jobs and Skills Centres also provide outreach services to smaller towns and communities throughout the region.
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Kununurra Neighbourhood House – Mens Shed

This service aims to bring the community together to share and gain new skills and build social networks.  
 
New workshops are coming including:
 
  • Tie dye 
  • Welding and fabrication
  • Photography 
  • Textiles
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Juniper Gerdewoonem Residential Aged Care

Juniper Gerdewoonem is the newest Juniper multi-service aged care centre in Kununurra. Specially designed for local conditions and climate, Juniper Gerdewoonem brings greater convenience to the region’s older people. They can enjoy the outdoors in a safe and secure residential setting with a range of assistance including transport and shopping, domestic help, personal care, nutritious meals prepared onsite.
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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 – Kununurra

The AFLS provides legal and community education services for all Aboriginal people who have experienced family and domestic violence or sexual assault, including men, women and children.
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Wyndham Police

Wyndham Police cover Durack, Gibb, Oombulgurri, Wyndham.

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Wyndham Community Health Service

Wyndham Community Health service provides services such as: health promotion, immunisations, aboriginal and torress strait islander health service, nurse led clinic, aged care assessment service, health information and referral service.

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Wyndham District Hospital

Wyndham Hospital provides a 24 Hour Emergency Department Service.

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Wunan – Child and Parent Centres

Wunan manages the Child & Parent Centres (CPCs) in Kununurra & Halls Creek in partnership with the WA Department of Education.

Research shows that 90 per cent of a child’s brain develops by the age of three. So clearly the experiences children have during this time impact on their success at school and in later life. Child & Parent Centres support families as they begin to lay the foundations for their children’s development and learning habits.

The Kununurra & Halls Creek CPCs offer a range of activities for children and families, including:

  • Playgroups & school holiday programs
  • Health programs in partnership with local organisations
  • Pick up and drop off services
  • Cultural programs and performances
  • KindiLink in partnership with local schools
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Wunan Foundation – Financial Wellbeing Hub

The Wunan Financial Well-Being hub connects qualified financial counsellors with people in financial difficulty. The services are aimed at supporting clients to overcome financial problems, make better informed choices and to reach long-term financial security. In addition to one-on-one support, the Wunan Financial and Well-Being Hub also runs community workshops to promote financial literacy as well as emergency relief for those in dire financial crisis.
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Wunan – East Kimberley Job Pathways

East Kimberley Job Pathways (EKJP) is a partnership venture between Wunan Foundation and East Kimberley CDEP. EKJP delivers the Remote Jobs and Communities Program (RJCP) across the East Kimberley, to provide local community members with a path to employment, establish independence, and secure a better life for their families. RJCP is a case management model, tailoring services to individual needs. This may include direct employment, training and skills development and career guidance; all designed to meet the aspirations and objectives of the client. Additionally, job seekers may take part in activities in their community to learn new skills and deliver worthwhile benefits to the community, while developing positive social norms in preparation for working life

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Wunan Foundation – Career Advice Service

A career advice service, with offices in Kununurra and Broome, the Career Centres provide a range of career development services to individuals and/or groups (including schools). This is done either face to face or from a distance using help-lines and web-based services. The Centres’ qualified staff can assist individuals in exploring areas of career interest, required training and skills and assist participants to plan towards a future career, including information relating to labour market requirements across Western Australia.
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