Directory

A directory for the general public and workers to access up-to-date listing of community sector social services available in the Northern Territory.

Region Serviced
Disability Accessible
Fees
Interpreter services available
Aboriginal Controlled Organisation
NDIS Registered
Eligibility criteria
Age
Disability
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Gender
Referrals

Anyinginyi is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

Disability Employment Services

A specialised employment service providing placement, training and support in the open labour market for young people and adults with disabilities.

Various free services individually tailored for job seekers,employees and employers are provided.

Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

Provides training in areas including aged care, health andcommunity services.

Skills for Education & Employment (SEE)

Provides language, literacy and numeracy training for eligible job seekers whose skills are below the level considered necessary to secure sustainable employment or pursue further education and training.

Youth Connections

Provides support for young people to participate in education & employment and to improve their health & wellbeing.

Community Shed

Provides support, friendship and social opportunities for adults and young people 15 years old or over. The Community Shed provides tools and equipment that can be used for hobby activities such as bicycle repair & maintenance, community gardening, sewing and painting. Workshops offered include computer skills, music & performance collaboration and handyman skills.

Statutory Body

The Law Society represents and regulates solicitors practising in the Northern Territory. The Society also investigates complaints about professional misconduct and unprofessional conduct or practice by Northern Territory solicitors.

Disability Employment Services

A specialised employment service providing placement, training and support in the open labour market for young people and adults with disabilities.

Various free services individually tailored for job seekers,employees and employers are provided.

Registered Training Organisation (RTO)

Provides training in areas including aged care, health andcommunity services.

Skills for Education & Employment (SEE)

Provides language, literacy and numeracy training for eligible job seekers whose skills are below the level considered necessary to secure sustainable employment or pursue further education and training.

Youth Connections

Provides support for young people to participate in education & employment and to improve their health & wellbeing.

The Gathering Incorporation is a not-for-profit Christian organisation. The Gathering Incorporation is the peak body for the operation of a range of sub-groups and programs. A key sub-group of the Gathering Incorporation is the Baptist Bush Church.

Anyinginyi is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

Cancer Support Services

Provides information and support for anyone affected by cancer and provides public education to increase awareness and prevention of cancer. A breast-care nurse and an ostomy service are also available.

Turbans, breast prostheses and mastectomy brassieres are available for purchase.

Education and in-service sessions for work places and schools are also provided.

After-School Care

After-school care is available to assist parents of primary school children.

 

Emergency Relief

Provides emergency relief in the form of food vouchers,clothing, blankets and monetary assistance for singles andfamilies in financial distress.

 

Hire of Facilities

Meeting rooms & the centre are available for hire to community groups and individuals. A number of agencies provide services at the centre including the Breastfeeding Association, a mothers’ group, playball program and group fitness program.

 

Information & Referral

Information and referral for all services in the local community: health, housing, law, finance, education, employment and recreation.

 

Opportunity Shop

Provides financial support to the agency through the sale of second-hand clothing, furniture, household goods & bric-a-brac, all at affordable prices.

 

Recreational & Educational Activities

A program, varying from time to time, provides recreational and educational activities that may include art & craft, health & fitness and personal growth programs.

 

Vacation Care

Various holiday programs assist parents by providingrecreational activities for primary-school children.

Action Group

Volunteers from community groups and organisations meet to discuss issues that arise from the impact of the Northern Territory Emergency Response. IRAG networks with other support groups around Australia to increase awareness throughout the wider community of the true impacts of the intervention.

Aboriginal Legal Service

Provides legal services relating to civil, criminal and family law for Indigenous people. After-hours telephone contact is available.

The Gathering Incorporation is a not-for-profit Christian organisation. The Gathering Incorporation is the peak body for the operation of a range of sub-groups and programs. A key sub-group of the Gathering Incorporation is the Baptist Bush Church.

Community Development Employment Program(CDEP)

The program provides unemployed indigenous adults andyoung people 15 years old or over with employment placement and skills acquisition including accredited training and links to apprenticeships and traineeships. Employment projects and activities are chosen by local indigenous communities or distinct groups of indigenous people within a community. The training wage received by participants is equivalent to the appropriateunemployment benefit.

 

Community Night Patrol

Night Patrol and Remote Area Night Patrol work together with the police to provide a culturally aware program that works to prevent incidents of violence in Katherine township and remote communities.

A training component is available.

Delivered Meals (HACC) (Meals on Wheels)

A hot or ready-to-heat subsidised midday meal is delivered at low cost to those who would otherwise be nutritionally at risk, including the frail aged and people with disabilities.

 

General Store

A general store selling household items is available for thecommunity.

 

Kalano Community Association

Provides housing, social security and municipal services for Aboriginal residents of the Kalano, Rockhole & Geyulkgan communities. Association programs include building & construction and farming activities.

 

Money Management

Provides information and support for individuals and families who are experiencing debt problems. Advice on debt management, negotiating with creditors and budgeting is provided. Information on bankruptcy, credit laws and government assistance is also available.

Anyinginyi is a multi-disciplinary organisation which provides primary health care services to the people of Tennant Creek and the surrounding Barkly region.

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Al-Anon Family Groups

Self-help and support groups for people who have been affected by the drinking problem of a relative or friend.

Support for Alcoholics

Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experiences in order to help them solve their common problems and assist recovery from alcoholism. Information is provided for callers about their nearest local meeting.

Territory Child Care Group has been providing child care for Territory families since 1977 and is currently the largest provider of child care in the Northern Territory.

  • Territory Childcare Group is approved provider of:
  • Darwin Family Day Care
  • Murraya Childchren’s Centre
  • Bees Creek Outside School Hours Care
  • The Parenting Puzzle
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Al-Anon Family Groups

Self-help and support groups for people who have beenaffected by the drinking problem of a relative or friend.

Health Education & Training

Provides health education and training about basic health, germs and microscopy, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, infectious diseases, chronic diseases, sexual health and strongyloides for Aboriginal people. Home visits are provided.

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Toy Library gives access to an extensive range of toys and equipment for children’s fun, development and learning opportunities. Annual membership of $55 allows families to borrow 3 small items and1 large item for a 4 week timeframe.

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