Parentline provides free counselling and support to parents and carers of children living in the Northern Territory.
Parentline offers confidential phone and WebChat counselling and support for parents and carers and offers a safety-net for families by providing support when it’s most needed. This includes after hours, weekends, where families may feel isolated and where local services are unavailable.
Whether it’s support for challenging behaviour, relationship with children, co-parenting guidance or mental health help, Parentline is here.
Kids do better when their parents feel supported.
Parentline is here to support parents 8am-10pm, 7 days a week.
Call 1300 30 1300 or visit parentline.com.au
GIVIT Listed Ltd connects those who have with those who need, in a safe and private way. Through the GIVIT website, trusted Australian organisations are able to request exactly what is needed by their clients. These requests are listed here, where everyday Australians can donate in response. Alternatively, donors can pledge items for donation into our online warehouse which is a private online portal where registered organisations can see and reserve what’s available.
When a need is matched to a donation, the GIVIT portal sends an email to exchange contact details between the donor and the organisation where they can both liaise to arrange a delivery option. Once the charity receives the item, it is privately passed onto the recipient. The donor and recipient never meet as, above all, GIVIT aims to preserve the dignity and privacy of people accessing support.
Child Wise is a social enterprise that provides child safety training, consultancy and accreditation services to organisations where children and young people spend time. Our purpose is to build the capacity of management, staff and volunteers to keep children safe in their care according to the highest standards. Established in 1991, Child Wise has over 25 years of experience specialising in preventing, and responding to, child abuse. In Australia, Child Wise pioneered the use of Child Safety Standards as a best practice model based on the principles of capacity building and prevention, that aim to create and maintain a culture where child safety is front of mind. We work with organisations of all sizes, across a range of different industries to achieve our mission.
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.
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.
We are a non for profit organisation representing the veteran community of the Northern Territory
Opening: 3rd Sunday of every month – Monthly meetings
Tuesday mornings 10am-12 Trauma Teddy group
Friday mornings Advocacy services 10am-12pm
Our core values are to:
promote veterans and families health and well-being
provide compensation and welfare Advocates who work in the Community of Practise
represent Territory veterans at NT Government level
support local schools and other community groups
We conduct regular monthly meetings at Reg Hillier House where issues important to Veterans, serving & ex-serving members of the ADF and their families are discussed.
We also have BBQ get-togethers to invite friends and family to have an afternoon out and a bit of a yarn with fellow vets.
We welcome veteran visitors from interstate to all of our meetings and events.
Initially VVAA (Vietnam Veterans) NT Rural Sub Branch, incorporated in 2001, our priority was to provide support and assistance to the Vietnam veteran community.
Over the course of time we recognised the need to assist younger veterans and their families and changed the VVAA NT Sub Branch constitution to allow membership to all veterans.
As a reflection of this, members felt that a name change would reflect the nature of our membership, so in late 2017 we became Veterans Australia NT. The history of beginning as a Vietnam veterans group will always be valued and remembered.
VANT provides an advocacy services including welfare and compensation assistance.
The peak consumer organisation for all Territorians with disabilities and for their families or carers. The organisation works to promote public awareness of disability issues, liaises with government on behalf of people with disabilities and provides advice on available services.
Keep Australia Beautiful NT promotes, supports and recognises the efforts of the Territorians and their communities through projects that improve living conditions and sustainability by encouraging key community stakeholders to work collaboratively. KABC(NT) puts particular emphasis on litter reduction and waste management in remote communities.
A peak body for people, of all ages, living with all forms of dementia, their families and carers.
Carer Education Program
Carer education is designed to support family carers in their caring role. By learning about dementia and its impacts on the person with dementia, participants will have a better understanding of the effects of the disease.
These presentations promote risk reduction and increase public awareness about memory loss with community education sessions delivered direct to various community groups. All groups are welcome and specific topics can be catered for.
Designed for Aged Care Workers employed in residential, community and flexible aged care services, the Dementia Care Essentials III and Dementia Care Essentials IV Advanced provides quality training in, and workforce assessment of Competency in CHCAC319A and CHCAC416A.
The major goal of the Service Access Liaison Officer (SALO) is to deliver dementia information and risk reduction strategies to people within rehabilitation or correctional facilities within the NT. The program incorporates the Your Brain Matters 5 simple steps to maximise your brain health https://www.yourbrainmatters.org.au
Stepping Out Program
These groups provide a weekly Day Respite Service to families of people with dementia. Group attendance encourages the maintenance of skills and abilities within a social context.
The social support program provides group-based and individualised practical help for people with memory problems who live alone, may not have family or social support locally and are not receiving community aged care packages.
Carer Support Groups
Designed to support carers, these groups offer opportunities to network with other carers, share experiences and develop new skills.
Living with Memory Loss
This comprehensive information and support program is for people who have recently been diagnosed with memory loss or dementia and their family member or friends.
Come along and join in, this group invites members of the general public to engage in a variety of stimulating mental exercises, puzzles and games designed to maintain and sharpen cognitive abilities and memory.
Safe Return Program
A unique program, it can give peace of mind if the person you care for tends to wander from home. This program is conducted in partnership with the NT Police.
YOUNGER ONSET DEMENTIA KEY WORKER PROGRAM
Dementia can occur at any age.The YODKW program provides individual support and services to improve the quality of life of those living with younger onset dementia, their families and carers. The program can assist a person to obtain a diagnosis, navigate and understand services, including the NDIS, and prepare organisations to meet the unique needs of this group.
Relate, Motivate, Rehabilitate
This service is a fee paying service whereby Dementia Australia NT can provide sessions of individual social support for people with dementia who are currently residing in hospital or a residential care facility.
Marie Gray Library, Darwin and Hazel Hawke Library, Alice Springs
Dementia Australia NT maintains two specialist libraries including books, research papers, journals, magazines and DVDs. Become a member of Dementia Australia to access library resources.
Advocacy and Your Rights
Be aware of your rights, be assured of our confidentiality and be supported at all times throughout your involvement with Dementia Australia NT.
HeartKids is the compass to help navigate the lifetime journey of the 64,000 Australian children, teens and adults affected by congenital heart disease. Our aim is to help them -and their families – to lead the most fulfilling life possible and to reach their personal goals.
We are the voice for all people impacted by congenital heart disease – the largest cause of infant death in Australia.
Our work is focused on our four pillars of Advocacy, Information, Research and Support.
Peak Industry Body for Disability Services
The national industry association for disability services in the Northern Territory. NDS assists members to operate efficient and effective services and to meet relevant industry & government standards through the provision of information and advice, networking opportunities and access to corporate support.
AADANT is the peak body for Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Northern Territory.
As an independent, membership-driven, not-for-profit association, we work with our members to support and strengthen AOD service delivery for people who experience harmful substance use in the NT.
Our mission is to build and maintain a strong, sustainable and culturally diverse Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) sector that works together to reduce alcohol and other drug related harm across the Northern Territory.
Asthma Australia and its State/Territory Asthma Foundations – the nations’ leading lung health charity.
Asthma Swim Program
Provides healthy swimming activities for children with asthma.
Provides asthma education for schools, child care centres,sporting organisations and other community groups.
Individual health consultations are available for people with asthma.
Equipment & Aids
Health equipment and aids to help manage asthma are available for sale.
Visits are conducted for those in hospital with asthma related conditions.
Information Stands & Displays
Information stands and displays are available for health promotion related to asthma.
Spirometry testing is available for asthma-related healthconditions.
Telephone Advice Line
Telephone advice is available about health issues related to asthma.
TEWLS is a community legal centre focused on the advancement of women’s rights. We provide high quality, responsive, and culturally appropriate legal services to women living in the Greater Darwin region.
We provide free and confidential:
- Casework and legal representation services
- Community Legal Education
- Advocacy and reform services
We can help with:
- Family law;
- Domestic and family violence;
- Victims of Crime Compensation;
- Housing and tenancy;
- Consumer law;
- Debts, fines and welfare rights;
- Sexual assault;
- Employment Law;
- Superannuation and Estates; and
- Complaints about government and other services.
Free legal clinics – by appointment
- Daily during business hours in our Darwin office;
- Every Wednesdays after-hours in our Darwin office;
- Every second Wednesday at the Palmerston Community Care Centre;
Outreach services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women in the town communities surrounding Darwin, women incarcerated in the Darwin Correctional Precinct, women being treated at the Royal Darwin Hospital, women at the Dawn House Women’s Shelter, and culturally and linguistically diverse women within the Greater Darwin region please contact our office for further details.
The MS Society of SA & NT (MSSANT) helps to minimise the impact of multiple sclerosis on individuals, their families, carers and the community, whilst supporting research into improved treatments and ultimately finding a cure.
Aboriginal Peak Organisations Alliance
An alliance comprising the Central Land Council (CLC), Northern Land Council (NLC), and the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance of the Northern Territory (AMSANT).
The alliance works towards providing an effective response to key issues affecting Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory;
- advocates practical policy solutions to government;
- increases Aboriginal involvement in policy development & implementation;
- expands opportunities for community control; and
- strengthens networks between Aboriginal organisations in the Northern Territory.
Leap in! is a registered charity and a NDIS-registered plan manager.
We’re working on a vision to bring the National Disability Strategy to life by making it easy to navigate the NDIS and implement personal goals and plans.
Leap in! offers a unique, digital-based platform that connects Australians with disabilities, providers and the community groups who support them, all in one delightfully simple place.
GROW Support Group
Provides self-help and support groups for adults with mental health or emotional problems. Groups follow a structured program and provide support for participants in a positive and non-threatening setting. GROW groups are voluntary, anonymous, confidential and non-denominational.
National Joblink (NJL) is a premier registered training organisation which has served the Tasmanian Community for the past 25 years and more recently over the past several years we have expanded our services to deliver training throughout Queensland and the Northern Territory. We are a not-for-profit organisation that is owned by the community.
NJL delivers accredited and non-accredited Training Programs throughout the NT and Australia. With a focus on remote communities. We design programs to tailor activities and participants needs.
St John Ambulance Australia (NT) Inc is a self-funding charitable organisation active in the Northern Territory, dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger.
Provides twenty-four-hour, seven-day-a-week ambulance service. Patient transfer is also available.
Ambulance subscriptions are available for purchase.
First Aid Kits & Supplies
First aid kits and other first aid supplies are available for purchase. Re-stocking of first aid supplies is also available.
First Aid Training
Nationally-accredited training for CPR and first aid certificates are available. First Aid training includes emergency basic life support, first aid in remote locations, advanced resuscitation, occupational first aid, refresher courses and first aid management of anaphylaxis & asthma.
First Aid Volunteers
Provides first aid coverage at public events throughout the Northern Territory.