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
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NT Friendship & Support also has a respite house and can provide Short Term Accommodation

Contact our Community Engagement Manager – Tricia on 08-8971-0027 for more information

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Katherine Isolated Children’s Service is a remote, mobile playgroup. KICS is a not-for-profit, registered charity funded under the Indigenous Advancement Strategy (IAS) through the National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA). KICS travels vast distances to bring the joy of play based learning to socially and/or geographically isolated children and families living in Indigenous communities and on pastoral stations in the greater Katherine region.

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Assist and Maintain employment
Specialised Employment Supports
Social Enterprise Cafe

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NT Friendship & Support are now providing Coordination of Supports for participants who have an NDIA plan

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Coordination of Supports            Individual Supports           Group Activities         Employment and Training

Short Term Accommodation      Respite services                   Out of Home Care     Senior Support (CHSP)

 

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Relationship Australia NT has a new service that can help seniors feel more respected and safer. It’s a service for older people who are being neglected, treated badly, are feeling unsafe or worried because they are having problems with their family, friends or carers. Get free help through counselling, assisted family meetings, support and referrals. Support from experienced Aboriginal staff and interpreters is also available. For more information, visit https://nt.relationships.org.au/help_with/senior-relationship-services/

It’s still business as usual for us, although we’ve closed our offices to limit the spread of COVID-19. Appointments will be available via phone and video only.

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A service to assist and guide older Australians and their families to make informed choices about their aged care needs and to get the best outcomes from the aged care system.

For people who need information about aged care options, or help to access aged care supports.

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A service to assist and guide older Australians and their families to make informed choices about their aged care needs and to get the best outcomes from the aged care system.

For people who need information about aged care options, or help to access aged care supports.

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The Elders Visiting Program Support provides an opportunity for Elders to participate in, and promote more community involvement / input into a prisoner’s preparation for release. The program provides an opportunity for Elders to emphasise ‘mediated release’ and engage with community members and, where appropriate, have those community members attend mediated discussions with the offenders, in preparation for their release and return to community.

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The NPS program provides a safe, supportive and welcoming environment for people living with mental illness.
Psychosocial Support is recovery focused – We believe people can recover from mental illness and lead satisfying and rewarding lives.
We work closely with individuals to identify their own unique pathway towards recovery and resilience. Through our services, we deliver a combination of practical support and guidance to help people turn their lives around.

Referrals can be made by:
• Family member
• Carer
• General Practitioner
• Psychologist
• Caseworker
• Other Service Provider
• Self-refer

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Our Disability Employment Services provide tailored support to people with a disability on their journey to securing long term employment within the local labour market. Delivering both the DMS and ESS contracts we are partnering and building relationships with both employers and job seekers to overcome barriers and achieve employment outcomes for job seekers. Mission Australia has two offices in the NT situated in Palmerston and Wanguri to support job seekers.

 

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We provide adults with care, protection and a safe place to sleep 5 nights a week. They are referred to the shelter by the police, community patrol or community services after being found intoxicated in public spaces. For many clients, the Sobering Up Shelters provide an alternative for incarceration and pathways to engage in AOD and other health services to help reduce the harm for AOD misuse.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or over
  • referred to the service by Police, Community Patrol Organisations, other referring agencies, responsible community member or self referral
  • intoxicated through drinking alcohol or through inhaling volatile substances
  • conscious and not seriously injured
  • not unmanageably aggressive or abusive.
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Our Disability Employment Services provide tailored support to people with a disability on their journey to securing long term employment within the local labour market. Delivering both the DMS and ESS contracts we are partnering and building relationships with both employers and job seekers to overcome barriers and achieve employment outcomes for job seekers. Mission Australia has two offices in the NT situated in Palmerston and Wanguri to support job seekers.

 

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We provide adults with care, protection and a safe place to sleep 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. They are referred to the shelter by the police, community patrol or community services after being found intoxicated in public spaces. For many clients, the Sobering Up Shelters provide an alternative for incarceration and pathways to engage in AOD and other health services to help reduce the harm for AOD misuse.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • 18 years of age or over
  • referred to the service by Police, Community Patrol Organisations, other referring agencies, responsible community member or self referral
  • intoxicated through drinking alcohol or through inhaling volatile substances
  • conscious and not seriously injured
  • not unmanageably aggressive or abusive.
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We help people in financial crisis by providing financial and material aid and we connect them with support services to build financial resilience and help address the underlying causes of the crisis. Assistance includes food parcels and food vouchers.

Opening hours:

Darwin – Tuesday & Thursday 10am-3pm

Katherine -Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9am-12pm

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CatholicCare NT is committed to the safety of women and children. A significant part of this is addressing the behaviour of men who perpetrate violence in their relationships. The CatholicCare NT Men’s Behaviour Change Program is a 24 session program that works with men to address their:

  • violent and
  • controlling behaviour
  • hold them to account
  • to take responsibility for their abuse
  • To take responsibility for their behaviour

CatholicCare NT work with men who perpetrate violence because everybody is entitled to the opportunity to change their behaviour. If a program participant achieves his goals, the lives of others also become changed.

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MASA is a managed and supported accommodation service for men and women over 18 years who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We provide accommodation, case management and linkages to other key services. The program creates an environment where clients can develop skills for independence and then transition into long term tenancies.

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Salvation Army 12 week non-residential (day) alcohol and other drugs rehabilitation program for adults.

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Alice Springs Red Shield Hostel is short-term crisis accommodation for men 18 years and over.

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BBSSGNT is a suicide bereavement support group for persons over the age of 18 years who have been impacted by suicide loss of a family member, friend or work colleague.  Postvention support (support after suicide) is Prevention. For every incident of suicide, research indicates that at least 135 persons are affected by each incident. This equates to approx half a million people nationally in Australia alone.  The BBSSGNT is an initiative by SabrinasReach4Life based in Darwin. Currently this service is run by volunteers and auspiced by Anglicare NT.

Meetings are held on the 1st Wednesday of every month between 7pm to 9pm @ Harry’s Place, 1 Willeroo Street in TIWI.

Call 0491311211 for more information.

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