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Ngnowar-Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation

Ngnowar-Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation services include: Individual drug and alcohol counselling and group work in the community of Wyndham

  • A 13 -19 week residential rehabilitation service with case management
  • Men’s Shed: Provides men specific health and education programs
  • The Building Solid Families Program: Social and emotional wellbeing counselling service that also provides educational programs within the schools.
  • Sobering Up Shelter: A safe place for intoxicated community members to spend the night.
  • Night Patrol: Picks up intoxicated people from the street, taking them to a safe place
  • Binge Drinking Program. Targeted at youth through musical activities
  • Safe House: A place for women and children escaping family violence
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Nirrumbuk Aborginal Corporation – Indigenous Employment Program

The Indigenous Employment Program (IEP) helps young people who are seeking work or making the transition from school to work. They primarily work with those who have special learning needs or limited social skills.

They can provide mentoring and support with:

  • Writing resumes
  • Interview techniques
  • Developing skills
  • Finding a job
  • Accessing other employment services
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Nirrumbuk Aboriginal Corporation-Pinakarra Youth Counselling Service

Pinakarra Youth Counselling Service assists youth with case management with one-to-one support, they develop and implement individual case management plans that target key underlying issues and priorities. They mentor and coach the individuals, giving them the confidence to achieve their goals. They continue to provide clients and families with the support they need. They assist youth with:

  • Case management: With one-to-one support, we develop and implement individual case management plans that target key underlying issues and priorities. We mentor and coach the individuals, giving them the confidence to achieve their goals.
  • Ongoing support: We continue to provide clients and families with the support they need.
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Broome Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation

When you need to visit Broome to conduct family and personal business, Broome Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation (BASSA) is an option that is affordable, safe and secure.

BASSA has 44 units available with single, double and family beds. Twelve of those units have disability access. When you stay at BASSA you will be provided with breakfast and an evening meal.  On site BASSA also offers a laundry, BBQ area, children’s playground and basketball court. The facility has 24/7 security surveillance for your safety and provides a shuttle service into Broome.

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Mawarnkarra Health Service – Social and Emotional Wellbeing

Mawarnkarra runs a number of social health programs and services. They offer the following health programs to our clients:

  • Tackling Indigenous Smoking program
  • Women’s Safe House
  • Alcohol & Nutrition program
  • Social and Emotional Wellbeing program
  • Environmental Health program
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Mawarnkarra Health Service

Medical Services:
• Paediatrician (children’s health)
• Obstetrics/Gynaecologist (for pregnant women)
• Child and Maternal Health
• Chronic Disease Management
• General Physician
• Respiratory (lungs)
• Paediatric Cardiologist (children’s heart)
• Endocrinologist (hormone doctor)
• Integrated Team Care and PATS (Patient Journey)/ Transport
• Ophthalmologist (eye doctor)
• Liver Clinic
 
Mawarnkarra also offers the following allied health services:
• Physiotherapy (help people move better)
• Podiatry (feet)
• Diabetes Education
• Dietician
• Psychologist
• Dentist
• Optometrist (eyes)
• Audiologist (hearing/ears)
Pharmacy & Outreach
An independent 777 Pharmacy is also located at their Clinic that can dispense prescription medicines to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander patients and healthcare card holders. Mawarnkarra also provides outreach programs to remote communities, and health focused education and community events.
Mawarnkarra also offers Telehealth Services so you don’t always need to leave country to access specialists or to support your family.
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Men’s Outreach Service Aboriginal Corporation – Men’s Health and Wellbeing

Mens Outreach Service Aboriginal Corporation (MOSAC) provides a range of support services to men, their families and communities in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.
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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation – Social and Emotional Wellbeing

Social and emotional wellbeing is a term used to describe the social, emotional, spiritual, and cultural wellbeing of a person. It recognises that connection to land, culture, spirituality, family, and community are important to people and can impact on their wellbeing. It also recognises that a person’s social and emotional wellbeing is influenced by policies and past events. The SEWB team offers assistance in the form of:

  • Men and Women Yarning
  • Brief intervention
  • Back to Country Healing
  • Deadly Thinking Workshop which is for Aboriginal communities to help in the prevention of suicide, providing the tools to confront core issues
  • Domestic Violence
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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation – Moongoong Sober Up Shelter

Offers intoxicated people a safe place to sleep the night.  Clients receive two light meals, showers, clothes laundered and are given a bed to sleep.  The Shelter also works in conjunction with the Ord Valley Aboriginal Health Services to offer a monthly clinic for clients where they also have access to counseling.

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James Garnaut Horizon House

James Garnaut Horizon House in Broome provides support for young Aboriginal men aged 16 to 22 years who need long term accommodation and care. To be eligible for the St John of God Horizon House program, you must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Homeless or in need of accommodation and support
  • Aged 16 to 22 years old
  • Willing to work towards receiving a wage or obtaining Centrelink payments
  • Willing to contribute towards their share of rent and utilities – the cost of rent is means tested dependent on income to ensure affordability for all residents
  • Willing to participate in daily activities as agreed in their individual support plan for example school, work (voluntary), courses and counselling
  • Prepared to abide by the no smoking rule
  • No current significant issues with alcohol and/or substance abuse.
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