Lutheran Community Care - Alice Springs

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Opening Hours

Monday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

FINANCIAL COUNSELLING, CAPABILITY & RESILIENCE HUB

The Hub assists people in financial difficulty to address their financial problems.  Financial Counsellors and Financial Capability Workers assist clients one on one and in workshops helping them to know how to manage their money, develop saving plans and budgeting. This service covers Central Australia region and includes 33 remote communities and Alice Springs.

  • Financial Counsellors

Counsellors support clients with personal financial difficulties, undertake in depth assessments of a client’s financial situation and work with them to increase their capability to make informed decisions in resolving personal financial difficulties.  Advice includes debt management, negotiating with creditors, budgeting, bankruptcy, credit laws and eligibility for government assistance.  Make an appointment for a free professional and confidential chat.

  • Financial Capability Workers

Financial Capability Workers provide one on one and group sessions to assist clients with basic financial literacy, education and support as well as delivering community education sessions.

EMERGENCY RELIEF

Emergency relief is for people who are in a crisis situation and dependant on need can include food, food vouchers, blankets, clothing and where needed referrals to other support. This service is available every morning of the week Monday to Friday 9am to 12 noon.

 KWATJA ETATHA PLAYGROUP

Kwatja Etatha (Arrente for Living Waters) Playgroup runs intensively supported ‘play sessions’ where families are encouraged to interact with their children through structured play activities.  Playgroup sessions run during school terms on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 9:30am to 11.30 am.  Transport to and from Playgroup is provided.

FAMILIES LEARNING TOGETHER

Supported by Anglicare ‘Families Learning Together’ offers interactive workshops for parents including Circle of Security and learning experiences for families and parents on Babies and Toddlers Development, Caring for Young Children and Babies, Hygiene and Safety

INTENSIVE FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICE (IFSS)

This programme at Ntaria (Hermannsburg) aims to reduce child neglect through building on family strengths and supporting families to build their capacity to meet the needs of their children.  Families requiring support are referred from other agencies.

 

Opening Hours

Monday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday9:00 am - 4:00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed