This service provides healing support and counselling to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples separated from their families as a result of past governments’ removal policies and practices, including institutionalisation and adoption or foster care.
Services We Provide
- Organising Reunions and Healing Events
- Counselling, Support and Advocacy
- Family Research
- Men’s and Women’s Support Groups
Indigenous Healing Service
Yorgum provides culturally secure healing, counselling, therapy and support to help Aboriginal children, young people and adults recover from the harmful impacts of child sexual abuse and/or family and domestic violence (FDV).
We assist families and communities to support children and young people in their healing process.
Yorgum provides trauma-informed and culturally appropriate community-based support for Aboriginal people who wish to engage with the National Redress Scheme.
Workforce Development and Support Unit (WDSU)
To develop and support the capacity and responsiveness of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social and Emotional Wellbeing (SEWB) and Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) workforce. This project only works with funded National Indigenous Australian Agencies (NIAA) organisations.
Family Support Service
Intensive Family Support
Yorgum provides in-home practical support to parents and families who are referred by the Department of Communities (Child Protection and Family Support) to enhance the safety of their children so they can remain safe at home.
We also support families who are working through a reunification process.
Indigenous Family Safety
Yorgum provides an integrated service to Aboriginal families, particularly vulnerable and disadvantaged families, to improve child wellbeing and development, safety and family functioning, and to help build stronger, more resilient families and communities.
Building Solid Families
Yorgum provides social and emotional wellbeing (SEWB) services including culturally secure information, support and advice to Aboriginal communities particularly those affected by trauma, grief and loss, mental health challenges and at risk of self-harm.
Disability Royal Commission Targeted Counselling
Yorgum provide accessible, culturally appropriate and trauma-informed community-based counselling services for Indigenous Australians with a disability, their families and carers, living in WA.
We can have a yarn about:
- Trauma Informed Support
- Building Capacity
- Therapeutic Supports
- Disability Royal Commission Support
To get support from Yorgum you can fill out our online Referral Form, or simply contact us for more information.