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Footprints to Stronger Families

 

Overview

The Footprints to Stronger Families program aims to improve the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Esperance, Gibson and Norseman regions of Western Australia (WA). The program offers cultural healing, support and guidance to individuals and their families who may be experiencing issues with family violence, alcohol and other drugs, homelessness, and other social problems.

The program uses an early intervention and intensive family support method, with short, medium and long term interventions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, adolescents and their families to improve their emotional and physical wellbeing. Program activities include:

The program is run through the Esperance office of Centrecare, and is funded through the Indigenous advancement strategy, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet.

Abstract adapted from Centrecare

Contacts

Centrecare
Esperance Office
Suite 1 and 3 Radio House
8-10 William Street
Esperance WA 6450
Ph: (08) 9083 2600
Email: esperance@centrecare.com.au

Head Office
456 Hay Street
Perth WA 6000
Ph: (08) 9325 6644
Email: enquiries@centrecare.com.au

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Last updated: 22 June 2017
 
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