Community Services

Wellbeing, SEWB and Mental Health Services

Our Wellbeing team is situated at 9 Second Street. 

The Wellbeing, SEWB and Mental Health Services 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 team also delivers community engagement and development activities that promote living socially and emotionally healthy lifestyle.

StrongBala Justice Program

Our StrongBala Justice Program is situated at 9 Second 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 situated at 9 Second 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 situated at 9 Second 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 9 Second Street. 

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.

Connecting Pathways Program (CPP)

CPP operates from 9 Second Street. 

The Connecting Pathways Program (KISP) aims to provide holistic support to our families at risk of experiencing family violence.

External Referral Form

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Contact Details

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

08 8972 9180

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 or KMH website

13 11 14 or Lifeline website

Beyond Blue
1300 224 636 or Beyond Blue website


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.