Children and Youth Services

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
Address: P O Box 403
Tennant Creek
NT 0861
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.

Barkley Mental Health Team – Child and Youth Service
Region:
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
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
Region:
Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description:

• Youth Diversion Program
• Tenancy Support Program
• 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
Address: PO Box 1821,
Alice Springs NT 0871
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

Catholiccare (Children’s Contact Centre)
Address: PO Box 1821,
Alice Springs NT 0871
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.

Child and Youth Mental Health Team
Address: PO Box 721
Alice Springs NT 0871
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.

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.

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.

eheadspace
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

Families and Schools Together (FAST)
Region:
Central Australia, Tennant Creek
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
Short Description:

FAST Programs – Baby FAST, Kids FAST & Youth FAST

Headspace Alice Springs
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. We provide mental health counselling, social support and a Doctors clinic for physical and sexual health testing. We have a team of youth focus health professionals available to help you out for a range of issues.

Kids Helpline
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.

Lutheran Community Care
Address: P O Box 3469
Alice Springs NT 0871
Region:
Central Australia
Service for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous
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
Northern Territory Aids & Hepatitis Council (NTAHC)
Address: P O Box 2461
Alice Springs, NT 0871
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

Parentline QLD + NT
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

Raisingchildren.net.au
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
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.

Step Families
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
Region:
Central Australia
Aboriginal Service
Territory Families
Address: P O Box 617
Tennant Creek, NT 0861
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);

Territory Families
Address: P O Box 1352
Alice Springs, NT 0871
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);