Aboriginal support services

There are a range of services providing support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

  • Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Inc (AHCSA)

    A peak organisation that represents Aboriginal community controlled health and substance misuse services in SA at a state and national level.

    Website: Aboriginal Health Council of South Australia Inc

  • Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal health service

    A community based health services for Aboriginal people in Ceduna and Koonibba.

    Website: Ceduna Koonibba Aboriginal health service

  • Kumangka Aboriginal youth service

    The centre provides crisis intervention, advocacy, referral counselling, accommodation, education and training.

    Website: Kumangka Aboriginal youth service

  • Muna Paiendi

    A culturally safe, primary health service available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the northern suburbs. It is open Monday to Friday, from 9am to 5pm. All services are delivered free of charge

    Website: Muna Paiendi - SA Health

  • Nunkuwarrin Yunti

    A culturally appropriate health care and community support services for Aboriginal people.

    Website: Nunkuwarrin Yunti

  • Women's and Children's Hospital Aboriginal Liasion Unit

    A small team of liaison officers visit all Aboriginal inpatients at the Women's and Children's Hospital. The group act as advocates for the inpatients, making sure their medical, practical and cultural needs are met.

    Website: Aboriginal Liaison Unit

Multicultural support services

  • Department for Education Community Liaison Officers

    The officers support the engagement of culturally and linguistically diverse students and families in education by bridging cultural understandings.

    Website: Community Liaison Officers

  • Interpreting and Translating Centre (ITC)

    The centre provides comprehensive, high quality, efficient, confidential and professional interpreting and translating services in approximately 112 languages and dialects.

    Website: Interpreting and Translating Centre

  • Migrant health service

    The service provides specialist primary health care services for recently arrived refugees, other humanitarian entrants and asylum seekers.

    Website: Migrant health service

  • Migrant Resource Centre of South Australia

    The centre is a community settlement agency and services for migrants and refugees in SA.

    Website: Migrant Resource Centre of South Australia

  • Multicultural SA

    Multicultural Affairs focuses on supporting the community and encouraging communities to showcase their cultural diversity. It is also responsible for the administration and delivery of multicultural grant programs, events, awards, community forums, support programs and resources.

    Website: Multicultural SA

  • South East Asian Reconnect

    South East Asian Reconnect provides support for young people between the ages of 12 and 18 who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness, and their families, focusing on people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background.

    Website: South East Asian Reconnect

  • Survivors of torture and trauma assistance and rehabilitation service

    This service provides people from a refugee and migrant background who have experienced torture or been traumatised as a result of persecution, violence, war or unlawful imprisonment prior to their arrival in Australia.

    Website: Survivors of torture and trauma assistance and rehabilitation service