Adelaide Metro Services Directory

 

PERSONAL AND FAMILY SUPPORT


ABORIGINAL ADVOCACY PROGRAM

Lead Agency Aged Rights Advocacy Service
Comment This program assists older Aboriginal and Islander people, their carers or representatives.
Address
Tel. 08 8232 5377 or 1800 700 600
Fax 08 8232 5388
Email brianb@agedrights.asn.au
Web www.sa.agedrights.asn.au
Services:
Assist families who are risk of abuse
Assist those wanting access to the HACC program and
Those living in residential care


ABORIGINAL DISABILTY UNIT (JULIA FARR SERVICES)
Address 10-30 Fisher St, Fullarton 5063
Tel. 08 8372 1474
Fax 08 8373 8373
Email admin@juliafarr.org.au
Web www.juliafarr.org.au
Postal PO Box 701, Unley Business Centre 5061


ABORIGINAL FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES
Comment Established as a community based and controlled organisation to provide support, assistance and advocacy to Aboriginal children, youths and families.
Service Locations:
Adelaide
Address 134 Waymouth Street, SA 5000
Tel. 08 8212 1112
Fax 08 8212 1123
Email afss@afss.com.au
Web www.afss.com.au
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
South Plympton
Address 503 Cross Road, SA 5038
Tel. 08 8351 2661
Fax 08 8351 2989
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Services:
Foster care program
Respite for Aboriginal children
Family Preservation program
Early Intervention program
Family Reunification
Youth Accommodation Support Services
Strong Men, Strong Families program
Community Wellbeing program
Subsidiary services:
Narunnga House
Supported accommodation for young men and women without children.
Olga Fudge Lodge
Supported accommodation for young homeless women, with and without children. Criteria apply.


ABORIGINAL FAMILIES PROGRAM-TAIKURTINNA WILTARNENDI
Lead Agency Uniting Care Wesley
Address 58 Dale Street, SA 5015
Tel. 08 8440 2297
Fax 08 8447 2144
W www.ucpa.org.au/communityservices
Postal PO Box 3032, Port Adelaide 5015
Hours Tues-Fri 9am-5pm


ABORIGINAL GRANNIES GROUP
Address the Parks Community Health Service, Trafford Street, Angle Park
Tel. 08 8241 0867


ABORIGINAL KINSHIP PROGRAM
Lead Agency Central Northern Health Service
Service Locations:
The Parks Community Health Service
Address Trafford Street, Angle Park SA 5010
Tel. 08 8243 5611
Fax 08 8347 4221
Muna Paiendi Aboriginal Health Service
Address Cnr Haydown & Oldham Rd, Elizabeth Vale 5112
Tel. 08 8182 9206
Fax 08 8182 9384
Noarlunga Health Village
Address Alexander Kelly Drive, Noarlunga Centre SA 5168
Tel. 08 8384 9266
Fax 08 8381 9727
Port Adelaide Community Health Service
Address Church Street, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Tel. 08 8240 9633
Fax 08 8240 9609
Services:
Case management
Assistance to other service agencies working with families effected by illicit drugs
Activity based programs such as;
Subsidiary services:
ATSI Women’s group
The program is for Aboriginal women within the inner southern and southern areas. The program runs every second week where women are able to utilise gymnasium equipment, pool spa and sauna. Alternate week’s women will organise an outing.
Drop-in Nunga clinic/Lunch
The aim of the Nunga clinic is to provide opportunity for community members to meet in supportive environments providing access to health/medical services and a free lunch.
Grannies Group
The Grannies group meetings are focused on discussing drug abuse issues and the affect on the whole community, to provide support to other grandparents and families. The group allows discussion with relevant representatives from Government, Aboriginal and Community organisations.
Men’s cardiovascular program
This program was formed for Aboriginal men to get fit and learn how to eat healthy.
Women’s Activity Group
This program is open to all Aboriginal women within the Northern area to get them out for a social functional activity on a regular basis.
Young Men’s Program
Provides preventative social and recreational activities on a regular basis. The program sets out to be an access point to obtain information and services for Education, Employment, Health & Wellbeing and recreation.


FLEURIEU FAMILIES
Address City of Victor Harbor, PO Box 11 Victor Harbor 5211
Tel. 08 8551 0543
Fax 08 8551 0761
Email ffhv@victor.sa.gov.au
Web www.victor.sa.gov.au
Hours Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Services:
Aboriginal Families support

HOMELESS AND PARENTING PROGRAM INITIATIVE (HAPPI)
Address 252 Port Rd, Hindmarsh 5007
Tel. 08 8241 7022
Services:
Outreach
Parenting support
Skill development
Child development


KURA YERLO CENTRE INC
Address 208 Lady Gowrie Drive, Largs Bay 5016
Tel. 08 8449 7367
Fax 08 8341 7006
Email kyrept@arcom.com.au
Web www.kurayerloinc.org.au
Postal PO Box 203, Port Adelaide SA 5015
Hours Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm
Services:
Health and Fitness
Childcare facilities
Driver’s education
Subsidiary programs:
Karrarendi
A culturally focused program for Aboriginal people with a disability including a children and adults program. Activities provide opportunities to broaden life skills and develop positive self image.
Youthlinx program
The program engages at risk Indigenous youth and their families aged 11 to 17 years within the western region of Adelaide.
Kura Yerlo Burka Meyunna (Elder people by the sea)
Home and Community care day program for the elderly or disabled. Elder’s forums are held every fortnight.
Tira Appendi
Meeting place in Port Adelaide that allows for social, cultural and recreation services.


METROPOLITAN ABORIGINAL YOUTH AND FAMILY SERVICES (MAYFS)
Comment
To provide culturally centred Family Inclusiveness services and Early Intervention programs for Aboriginal children, young people and families.
Address The Parks Community Centre
Tel. 08 8243 5733
Fax 08 8243 5744
www.familiesandcommunities.sa.gov.au
Postal Building 1, 2-46 Cowan St, Angle Park SA 5010
Services:
Case management
Advocacy and referral
Financial counseling
Juvenile Justice case workers
Tutorial centre
Subsidiary programs:
Aboriginal Family Placement
Referrals through CYFS Central Alternative Care Unit (CACU). For consultation advice contact the Placement Coordinator.
Tier 3 Family Project
This program works with families referred through CYFS Enfield and Woodville District Centres. Providing a case management approach aimed at keeping families together.


SOUTHERN FLEURIEU HEALTH SERVICE
Address Harborview Tce, Victor Harbor 5211
Tel. 08 8552 0600
Fax 08 8552 0616
Web www.encounterhealth.sa.gov.au
Hours Mon-Fri, 8.45am-5pm
Services:
Aboriginal aged care


THE CORNER HOUSE – WOMEN’S & CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
Comment The corner house community health workers provide an intensive home visiting service in the southern area.
Address 30B Beach Road, Christies Beach 5165
Tel. 08 8186 5866
Fax 08 8186 4176
Email cnrhs@wch.sa.gov.au
Web www.wch.sa.gov.au/services
Postal PO Box 331, Christies Beach SA 5165
Hours Mon-Fri 9am-5pm


WODLITINATTOAI PROGRAM

Address Emmaus House, 33 Carey St, Salisbury 5108
Tel. 08 8250 3694
Fax 08 8281 4322
Email emmaus@adelaide.cenacare.org.au
Web www.centacare.org.au
Services:
Counseling, advocacy and support for Indigenous families in Salisbury, Playford, Gawler and Tea Tree Gully to
assist in the prevention of homelessness


WOMEN’S & CHILDRENS HOSPITAL
Aboriginal Liaison Officer
Address 72 King William Road, North Adelaide SA 5006
Tel. 08 8161 7000
Fax 08 8161 7040
Email
Web www.wch.sa.gov.au
Hours Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm