Education Services – Wyndham/East Kimberley

Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation

Strong Men, Strong Families

The Strong Men, Strong Families program delivered by KWAC and funded by the ‘Healing Foundation”, explores ways to strengthen the role of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men within their families and community with Information sessions and interactive workshops which include:

  • Goal setting
  • Roles, Responsibilities and Leadership
  • Anger management
  • Domestic Violence Education
  • Drug and Alcohol education
  • Connection back to culture
  • Job Ready Program

The program provides support, and advocacy, and will work closely with Aboriginal men to assist them in dealing with local services, including resolving matters with Housing, Centrelink and other local service providers.

Address32 Speargrass Road
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9168 1528
Emailreception@kwac.com.au
Website urlhttp://kwac.com.au/

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Kununurra Waringarri Aborginal Corporation

Social and Emotional Wellbeing

SEWB team assist people to cope with everyday life, the stressful events that come up and to reach goals they have set out for themselves.  The SEWB team offers assistance in the form of:

  • Men and Women Yarning
  • Brief intervention
  • Back to Country Healing
  • Deadly Thinking Workshop which is for Aboriginal communities to help in the prevention of suicide, providing the tools to confront core issues
  • Domestic Violence

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Address32 Speargrass Road
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9168 1528
Emailreception@kwac.com.au
Website urlhttp://kwac.com.au/

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Anglicare WA: Reclaiming Our Lives

Support Service

Reclaiming Our Lives is a group program that supports women who have been or are victims of family and domestic violence.

The program consists of eight two-hour sessions held at a safe venue, where you can share and talk openly about yourself, your relationships and your family.

The program provides information about domestic violence but also encourages participating women to support each other emotionally and practically.

Each session focuses on a different topic.

Topics include:

  • Stress
  • Self-esteem
  • The big picture
  • The abuse cycle
  • Dynamics of emotional abuse
  • Anger enemy or foe
  • Children
  • Legal Issues and conclusion

HOURS:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Address2 Banksia Street
 KUNUNURRA WA 6743
Phone(08) 9166 5000
Website urlhttps://www.anglicarewa.org.au/get-help/family-and-domestic-violence/reclaiming-our-lives

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State and National Education Services

Communicare Breathing Space Program

Men's Behavioural Change Program

Communicare Breathing Space offers a behaviour change program to men who have been abusive in their intimate partner and family relationships. Our therapeutic community provides men with up to six months of accommodation while they undertake an intensive therapeutic program including educational group work, individual counselling and case management.

Group work includes:

  • Men Relating Safely (men’s behaviour change programs)
  • Understanding Anger, Aggression and Emotions
  • Dadworx (Parenting/Fathering)
  • Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) support.

The program supports men to make changes in a secure and supported therapeutic setting.

Phone(08) 9439 5707
Emailbreathingspace@communicare.org.au
Website urlhttps://www.communicare.org.au/Family-Violence-Justice-Services/Men’s-Support-Services/Communicare-Breathing-Space

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