Community Support Service

Informing/Referring Assisting and Supporting

Burrandies offer a Community Support Service which is available to assist and direct Indigenous persons to connecting with mainstream providers to meet their needs.

  • Linking community to service providers and support agencies
  • Advocating and liaison on behalf of clients
  • Identify and network with stakeholders
  • Referral and building of networks
  • Referral to health care and support services
  • Referral to child care and support services
  • Referral to court support and legal services
  • Referral to education, training and support
  • Referral to housing, rental assistance, tenancy and maintenance
  • Mentoring, ongoing support and advice
  • Cultural awareness advice and support
  • Support letters for personal needs

Education

Decs www.decs.sa.gov.au (08) 8724 5300
Tafe www.tafesa.edu.au (08) 8735 1555

Health

Pangula Mannamurna Inc www.pangula.org.au (08) 8724 7270

Life line www.lifeline.org.au Mount Gambier
24 Hour Telephone Counselling Service Lifeline South East (S.A.) 13 1114

Aged care

Community Health HACC Worker (Elders group) www.sahealth.sa.gov.au (08) 8721 1460
Drug and Alcohol services www.dassa.sa.gov.au 08) 8721 1507

Housing

SA Housing www.housing.sa.gov.au 131299
OARS 8723 1844 (Men’s Accommodation)
ACCARE 87249211 www.accare.org.au (Men’s Accommodation)

Domestic violence

Domestic Violence Services Inc Mt Gambier (08) 8723 1385 www.centracare.org.au

Child welfare

Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800 www.kidshelp.com.au
Kids Helpline is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Child Abuse Hotline 131478

Legal services

South East Community Legal Services 8723 6236 Nunga Court (Elaine Kropinyeri) 8724 9211