Community Services

Wellbeing Unit

Our Wellbeing Unit operates from 25 Third Street. 

The Wellbeing unit starts from a position of cultural sensitivity and respect to deliver individualised, holistic intervention, treatment and management services to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People of the Katherine Region.

The unit also delivers community engagement and development activities that promote living socially and emotionally healthy lifestyle.

StrongBala Justice Support Project

Our Strongbala Justice Program is provided from our Strongbala complex at 23 Third Street.

The StrongBala Justice Support Program aims to give indigenous men regular access to culturally appropriate holistic health, justice and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) services as well as providing educational sessions through a Personal Development Program (PDP).  Referrals to internal and external health providers and other agencies are provided as required.

Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Program

Our AOD Program is provided upstairs at the main clinic, at 25 Third Street.  

Wurli’s Alcohol & Other Drugs service provides a holistic and culturally competent drug and alcohol counselling service for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities of the Katherine region.

Strong Indigenous Families Program

Our Strong Indigenous Families Program is delivered from 23 Third Street.

Wurli’s Strong Indigenous Families (SIF) Program aims to address the behaviours that lead to family and domestic violence to improve the safety of women and their children. 

Katherine Individual Support Program (KISP)

KISP operates from 25 Third Street premises. 

The Katherine Individual Support Program (KISP) delivers case management and outreach services to people living rough in the Katherine community living areas and town camps.

Health Promotion

Our health promotion service is provided from the Main Clinic at 25 Third Street.

The objective of the Health Promotion Unit is to work in partnership with Wurli Wurlinjang’s clinical and non-clinical staff in providing high level health promotion services.

Contact Details

To make an appointment for any of Wurli’s community services programs, please call:

Wurli Reception: 08 8972 9100

 

Emergency Contact Details

In an emergency ring 000 and ask for an ambulance.

 

In-Crisis Contact Details

If you need support, please contact us immediately on 08 8972 9180. Alternatively, you can contact:

Katherine Mental Health: 08 8973 8724 of KMH website

Lifeline: 13 11 14 or Lifeline website

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636 or Beyond Blue website

 

Medicare

Wurli’s services are free if you are registered with Medicare. However, there may be some costs if you are referred to other services. If this is the case, it will be discussed with you at the time of referral.