Service Directory

The Alice Springs Family Law Pathways Network (FLPN) Service Directory is designed to assist separating families and professionals who are supporting them, with easy access to information on a range of services and referral pathways.

If you would like to include your organisation in the Alice Springs FLPN Service Directory or you would like to update the information about your organisation, please contact the FLPN Project Officer – pathwaysas@ra-nt.org.au


1800 Respect (National Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Family Violence Counselling Service)
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

National counselling helpline, information and support 24 hours a day, 7 days per week

Aboriginal Hostels Limited (Ayiparnya Hostel)
Region
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

Transient (short-term), Renal, Medical and Secondary Hostels

Alcohol and Other Drugs Services Central Australia (ADSCA)
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Alcohol and other Drug Services Central Australia (ADSCA) is a Northern Territory Government health service that provides treatment and support to clients affected by alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in the Alice Springs and Barkly communities.

Address
PO Box 721
Alice Springs NT 0871
Alice Springs Youth Accommodation and Support Services ASYASS
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Alice Springs Youth Accommodation and Support Services Inc. (ASYASS), believes that all people have a right to secure, appropriate and affordable housing.

Anyinginyi Health Aboriginal Corporation
Region
Tennant Creek
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

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

Address
P O Box 403
Tennant Creek
NT 0861
ASIC’s MoneySmart
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

ASIC's MoneySmart website has free, independent financial guidance to help you make most of your money. It offers calculators and tips to give you fast answers to your money questions. The website has a divorce and separation financial checklist and asset stocktake calculator to help you separate your finances when you split up.

Barkley Mental Health Team – Child and Youth Service
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Barkley Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group (BRADAAG)
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Barkly Region Alcohol and Drug Abuse Advisory Group Inc., known as BRADAAG, was established in 1982 as a community based group to address Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) issues in the Tennant Creek and greater Barkly region.

Address
PO Box 813
Tennant Creek NT 0861
Tennant Creek
Barkly Mental Health Team
Organisation Name
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Barkly Mental Health Team provides services in Tennant Creek and the Barkly region. It is the Team’s priority to support people who need assistance with mental health issues.

Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Learn more about anxiety, depression and suicide prevention, or talk through your concerns with our Support Service. Our trained mental health professionals will listen, provide information and advice, and point you in the right direction so you can seek further support.

Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

BushMob run a 20 bed residential treatment facility with some unfunded beds for which we charge a fee for service.

Butterfly National Support Services
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Butterfly Foundation represents all people affected by eating disorders and negative body image – a person with the illness, their family and their friends. As a leading national voice in supporting their needs, Butterfly highlights the realities of seeking treatment for recovery, and advocates for improved services from both government and independent sources.

Catholiccare
Organisation Name
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

• Youth Diversion Program
• Youth Outreach
• Tenancy Support Program
• Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMS)
• Partners In Recovery (PIR)
• Taking Action to Tackle Suicide
• Men and Family Relationships
• Financial Wellbeing and Capability
• Specialised Family Violence Counselling
• Children, Families and Individual Counselling
• Intensive Family Preservation Program
• Children and Parenting Support

Catholiccare
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

• Specialised Family Violence Counselling
• Personal Helpers and Mentors (PHaMS)
• Men and Family Relationships
• Marriage Education - Foccus
• Family Relationships Education & Skills Training - Groupwork
• Counselling Catholic School Students Ltyentye Apurte Catholic Education Centre in Santa Teresa
• Counselling - Family & Relationship counselling
• Children's Contact Services
• Alcohol and Other Drugs - Kids in Focus
• Aged Care Advocacy
• No More Violence campaign

Address
PO Box 1821,
Alice Springs NT 0871
Catholiccare (Children’s Contact Centre)
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

This program aims to provide a safe and less conflicted environment that enables parents to maintain relationships with their children after separation.
This service includes changeovers and supervised visits with a focus on the wellbeing of the child/children.

Address
PO Box 1821,
Alice Springs NT 0871
Central Australian Aboriginal Alcohol Programs Unit (CAAAPU)
Region
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

CAAAPU

Address
PO Box 8695
Alice Springs NT 0871
Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit  (CAAFLU)
Region
Tennant Creek
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

Our primary focus is to provide Aboriginal victims of family violence, including sexual abuse, with legal advice and casework, counseling, information, assistance, support and referral services.

Central Australian Aboriginal Family Legal Unit (CAAFLU)
Region
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

Our primary focus is to provide Aboriginal victims of family violence including sexual abuse, with legal advice and casework, counseling, information, assistance, support and referral services.

Region
Central Australia
Service for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
Short Description

Central Australian Migration Agency is locally owned by a registered migration agent Leony Bowey. MARN: 0316147

Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS)
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

domestic violence, family law, legal service, women's legal service

Central Australian Women’s Legal Service (CAWLS)
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

CAWLS is a non profit organisation providing free and confidential legal assistance to women in Central Australia and the Barkly Region.

Changing for Good
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Child and Youth Mental Health Team
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Provides assistance, support and advice to anyone under the age of 18 years on a range of issues affecting their mental wellbeing.

Address
PO Box 721
Alice Springs NT 0871
Clinic 34
Organisation Name
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Clinic 34 is a specialist sexual health service that provides testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C.

Address
Tennant Creek Hospital
Corner Windly and Schmidt Streets
Tennant Creek
Clinic 34
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Clinic 34 is a specialist sexual health service that provides testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C.

Collier Lawyers
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Collier lawyers specialise in all aspects of family law and we can assist you with personal injury and workers compensation claims. We also offer a mediation service.

Address
Po Box 8245
Alice Springs
Commonwealth Courts Portal
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Communities for Children – Anglicare
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Our vision is that all children and families in Alice Springs have the opportunity and support to develop and grow emotionally, spiritually, physically and mentally, in a child-friendly and nurturing community.

Community Housing Central Australia
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Congress (Aboriginal Service)
Region
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (Congress) has over 40 years of experience providing primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia.

Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Housing’s role is to provide an affordable and accessible housing system by supporting eligible NT residents with options that are appropriate to their housing needs.

Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Housing’s role is to provide an affordable and accessible housing system by supporting eligible NT residents with options that are appropriate to their housing needs.

Drug and Alcohol Services Association (DASA)
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

- Providing client driven care from crisis to independent living
- Teaching clients skills for life
- Advocating for and on behalf of clients
- Providing supported residential services for clients
- Delivering preventative and continuing education
- Delivering Therapeutic Interventions
- Connecting people through Outreach

eheadspace
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional

Employee Assistance Service Australia
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Short Description

EASA Inc. is a not for profit, non-government Northern Territory Association that commenced operation in 1982 as the Employee Assistance Service NT Inc. Today, EASA has grown to provide a full range of psychological and organisational development services to organisations and consumers across the Northern Territory.

Euro Migration Services
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
Families and Schools Together (FAST)
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

PO Box 228

Family Relationship Advice Line
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Family Relationship Advice Line is a national telephone service

Family Relationship Centre
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Family Relationship Centre (FRC) provides a Family Dispute Resolution (mediation) service for separated couples in Central Australia

Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Family Court is a superior court of record established by Parliament in 1975 under Chapter III of the Constitution and deals with more complex matters.

Financial Counselling Services – Anglicare
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

We can help you to:

Understand which debts are priorities
Understand other factors affecting your situation
Develop a money plan
Identify your options
Advocate and negotiate on your behalf
Give you information
Refer you to other services

Financial Counselling, Capability and Resilience Hub
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Address
P O Box 3469
Alice Springs
NT 0871
Headspace Alice Springs
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Alice Springs headspace provides FREE and CONFIDENTIAL services to young people 12-25 years old. Headspace provides mental health, alcohol and other drugs counselling and a Doctors clinic for physical and sexual health. They have a team of youth focused health professionals available to help you out on a range of issues.

Holyoake Alice Springs
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Holyoake provides therapeutic individual counselling and group based information and education prevention programs for adult, youth and children who are directly or indirectly affected by alcohol and other drugs use.

Kids Helpline
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Libertas Legal & Consulting Services is a law firm proudly looking after workers, small businesses and local clubs & associations. A boutique law firm specialising in employment law across Australia, workplace disputes, document preparation with special rates for the not-for-profit sector.

Lifeline
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Lifeline provides 24/7 crisis support and suicide prevention services to people across Australia.

Lutheran Community Care
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Address
P O Box 3469
Alice Springs NT 0871
Mensline Australia
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

MensLine Australia is a professional telephone and online support and information service for Australian men

Mental Health Association of Central Australia (MHACA)
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

To support participant-driven mental health recovery and to assist communities and organisations to actively improve mental health and well-being.

Mental Health Central Australia Health Service (MH CAHS)
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

MH CAHS is committed to achieving best possible outcomes for the Central Australia community by building a more reactive, timely service with improved coordination between our Mental Health Teams and integration between linked services, non-government agencies and primary health providers.

Address
PO Box 721
Alice Springs NT 0871
Mental Illness Fellowship Australia Northern Territory
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

If you have a mental illness and need support to get the most out of daily life we can help you manage your recovery

Mental Illness Fellowship Australia Northern Territory
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Mission Australia –  National Psychosocial Support Program
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Personal Helpers and Mentors is recovery focussed – this means we believe that people can recover from mental illness and lead normal, satisfying and rewarding lives.

Mission Australia – Pre and Post Release Support Service (PRSS)
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Assists people who have been released from prison to access support services and secure accommodation, training and employment.

Mission Australia – Stuart Lodge
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Stuart Lodge offers accommodation that are homeless Stuart Lodge also offers beds to NT Health patients who can access medical whilst in Alice Springs.

Multicultural Community Services of Central Australia
Region
Central Australia
Service for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
Short Description

Multicultural Services

National Enquiry Centre
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The National Enquiry Centre (NEC) is the entry point for all telephone and email enquiries on family law matters in the Federal Circuit Court of Australia and the Family Court of Australia). The NEC provides information and procedural advice, forms and brochures and referral advice to community and support services. NEC staff cannot provide legal advice.

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)
Region
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

We provide high quality advice and representation and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in Central Australia.

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)
Region
Tennant Creek
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

We provide high quality advice and representation and advocate for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in Tennant Creek.

Northern Territory Aids & Hepatitis Council (NTAHC)
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Care & Support
Needle & Syringe Program
Aboriginal Sexual Health
Sex Workers Outreach Program
Health Promotion

Address
P O Box 2461
Alice Springs, NT 0871
Northern Territory Working Women’s Centre
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The NT Working Women's Centre provides free and confidential advice to women about work related matters. The Centre particularly targets services to those in a disadvantaged bargaining position, insecure and low paid work

NPY Women’s Council Domestic Violence Service
Region
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Short Description

Case management, advocacy and support for women from NPY Lands experiencing DFV, community awareness workshops.

Address
PO Box 8921
Alice Springs, NT 0871
NT Legal Aid Commission
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Call 1 800 019 343 (toll free) and an operator will help with any initial inquiries you may have about your problem. They can send you written information to help you understand your situation, help you work out what to do next and tell you the best place to go if you need further assistance.

NT Legal Aid Commission
Organisation Name
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Call 1 800 019 343 (toll free) and an operator will help with any initial inquiries you may have about your problem. They can send you written information to help you understand your situation, help you work out what to do next and tell you the best place to go if you need further assistance.

NT Police
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
NT Police
Organisation Name
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Parentline QLD + NT
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Parentline is a confidential telephone service providing professional counselling and support for parents and carers of children in Queensland and the Northern Territory

Playfair Visa and Migration Services
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
Short Description

People coming to Australia need an array of support services. Our migration agents and immigration lawyers are trained to be specialists in areas where simply filling out a form and submitting it to the immigration authorities is nowhere near sufficient to obtain the desired result.

Address
Level 11
37 Bligh Street
Sydney
2000 NSW
PoveyStirk Lawyers & Notaries
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
QLife (LGBTI telephone and web chat counselling/referral)
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

QLife is Australia’s first nationally-oriented counselling and referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) people. The project provides nation-wide, early intervention, peer supported telephone and web based services to diverse people of all ages experiencing poor mental health, psychological distress, social isolation, discrimination, experiences of being misgendered and/or other social determinants that impact on their health and wellbeing.

Raisingchildren.net.au
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

'Supported by the Australian Government, Raising Children Network is the complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens. At raisingchildren.net.au parents can learn and access tools, support and resources as their children grow and develop.'

Relationships Australia
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Relationships Australia Northern Territory employs experienced and qualified professional staff to provide counselling to individuals, couples and families to enhance, maintain or where necessary, manage changes in their relationships.

Salvation Army Community Support Services
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Material aid –food, blankets, household items & clothing(second-hand)
Financial Aid – utilities, phone, emergency accommodation and travel
Support and referrals to assist in financial crisis.

Address
PO Box 2187
Alice Springs NT 0871
Salvation Army Men’s Hostel
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Accommodation, meals and support to homeless men
Counselling
Referrals to appropriate services for assistance
Support to clients living in the community

Address
PO Box 8046
Alice Springs NT 0871
Salvation Army Towards Independence Program
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

We provide confidential, transitional housing and outreach support program that can assist families to move from a crisis situation to living independently in their community

Address
PO Box 2187
Alice Springs NT 0871
Services Australia
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Please refer to Department of Human Services website for up to date information on services

Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

At SARC we provide a range of services including counselling to both adults and children who may have experienced (recently or many years ago) any form of sexual assault. Sexual assault can range from verbal harassment; unwanted touching or exhibitionism, to a violent attack.

Address
P O Box 721
Alice Springs NT 0871
Sexual Assault Referral Centre
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

At SARC we provide a range of services including counselling to both adults and children who may have experienced (recently or many years ago) any form of sexual assault. Sexual assault can range from verbal harassment; unwanted touching or exhibitionism, to a violent attack.

Shelterme
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Step Families
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Stepfamilies Australia works as a catalyst, adding value both to the family relationship sector and other support sectors working with children, young people and families. The innovative work of it’s members helps break down myths and assumptions about stepfamilies and aims to send a message to the community that while stepfamilies are complex and hard work, they are achievable with support.

Tangentyere Council
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Tennant Creek Women’s Refuge
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Support Services and Crisis Accommodation for women and accompanying children who are victims or in fear of family/domestic violence. DFV Counselling Service, Community Education, Outreach Services and Emergency Relief Funds.

Address
P O Box 754
Tennant Creek
NT 0861
Territory Families
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Includes the Investigation and Assessment Team (assess the protective needs of children who may have been harmed or is at risk of harm); Strengthening Families Team (provide case management to children to ensure their safety and protection with the primary goal of preventing the children entering care);

Address
P O Box 1352
Alice Springs, NT 0871
Territory Families
Organisation Name
Region
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Includes the Investigation and Assessment Team (assess the protective needs of children who may have been harmed or is at risk of harm); Strengthening Families Team (provide case management to children to ensure their safety and protection with the primary goal of preventing the children entering care);

Address
P O Box 617
Tennant Creek, NT 0861
Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National)
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds
Short Description

The TIS National immediate phone interpreting service is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year for the cost of a local call for any person or organisation in Australia who needs an interpreter.

Ward Keller Lawyers
Organisation Name
Region
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Ward Keller is a full-service law firm that is broadly divided into litigation and commercial practice areas. We also have dedicated conveyancing, family law and migration practices.

Women’s Safety Services of Central Australia (WoSSCA)  – Outreach Program
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

The Outreach team provides free support to any woman in Alice Springs who has experienced, or continues to experience, domestic violence.

Address
PO Box 3219
Alice Springs 0870
Women’s Safety Services of Central Australia (WoSSCA) – Crisis Accommodation
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description

Women's Safety Services of Central Australia (WoSSCA) provides a range of support for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence. The services include emergency accommodation, outreach support, court support and counselling

Address
PO Box 3219
Alice Springs 0870
Anglicare-Housing Support Services
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Mission Australia (Central Australia Region Support Services)
Region
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Address
P O Box 5395
Alice Springs, NT 0871

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