Spiritual and cultural wellbeing

This page contains resources and information on spiritual and cultural wellbeing.

Wadjak Northside Aboriginal Resource Centre

Aims to empower Indigenous people to support each other in living healthy, culturally rich lives with access to education and employment opportunities, additionally they run several groups for Aboriginal people of all ages

Yorgum Aboriginal Corporation

Provides Aboriginal people and their families autonomous community-based healing, counselling, support, and advocacy services

Naala Djookan Healing Centre

Provides a variety of wellness activities and practical support services like legal support and financial counselling to educate and empower women, whilst strengthening connections and friendships.

Housing Support: North Metro

Supports individuals who are exiting homelessness services but who still require additional support. Can assist with finding stable accommodation, working through personal issues such as substance use, mental health, and wellbeing

ARBOR (Active, Response Bereavement Outreach)

Provides home visiting, counselling, peer support and referral services for people who have been bereaved by suicide

Fair Game

Charity which provides sporting equipment for health and wellness programs for Indigenous communities also runs volunteer-based sports and fitness activity sessions for Aboriginal people

Growing Strong, Staying Strong - Ruah

A wellness program to help people manage worries and celebrate their strengths and resilience.

Phone: (08) 9485 3939

Website: Visit the Ruah website.

Aboriginal Hostels Limited

Provides accommodating for Indigenous Australians who need to be away from home to access education, employment, or health services.

Phone: (08) 9349 2548 / 1800 640 836

Website: Visit the Aboriginal Hostels Limited website.

The Stirling Women’s Centre

Provides help for women and children experiencing family or domestic violence.

Aboriginal Family Respite Service

Assists Aboriginal carers and families where people are experiencing or are affected by a mental illness.

Phone: (08) 9206 6200

Moorditj Yarning

An Aboriginal specific program run by Relationships Australia who can help with counselling for individuals, couples, or families around a broad range of issues.  They also offer craft groups, men’s groups, women’s groups, and children’s groups to assist with healing

Wungening Aboriginal Corporation (Formerly Aboriginal Alcohol & Drug Service)

Offers treatments, education programs, yarning and natural healing therapies to Aboriginal people of any age who need help with substance abuse issues.

Aboriginal Drug and Alcohol Program (Women’s Health and Family Services)

Assists Aboriginal women and their family members who are impacted by their own or other family members drug and alcohol misuse.

Nar-Anon Aboriginal Alcohol & Drug Service

Provides culturally secure and holistic programs and strategies to inform, educate and address the harmful effects of alcohol, drugs and other substances on individuals, families, and communities.

  • Phone: 1300 652 820