13YARN [Thirteen YARN] is a free and confidential national crisis support line for mob who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping. They offer a confidential one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter who can provide crisis support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Aboriginal Housing Victoria (AHV) is an Aboriginal community organisation managing over 1500 rental properties for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living in Victoria. AHV’s vision is to ensure that Aboriginal Victorians secure appropriate, affordable housing as a pathway to better lives and stronger communities.
Is dedicated solely to Koorie art and culture. The Koorie Heritage Trust offers a range of programs including cross cultural awareness training and tours, exhibitions, Koorie family history service and a retail shop. Registered Training Organisation.
VACSAL is a peak Aboriginal based and community controlled organisation covering metropolitan Melbourne and regional areas throughout Victoria. It supports and manages a number of community programs as well as providing strategic advice to Aboriginal organisations and government bodies on issues impacting on Aboriginal people.
VACL addresses the issues of language loss and is the state body responsible for coordinating Community Language Programs throughout Victoria. VACL's focus is on retrieving, recording and researching Aboriginal languages and providing a central resource on Victorian Aboriginal languages.
VAEAI's main functions are providing advice on Koorie education issues, monitoring education trends and advocating for the needs of the community.
The Victorian Aboriginal Health Service (VAHS) was established in 1972 to address the specific medical needs of Victorian indigenous communities. The organisation has expanded steadily over past 30 years to provide a comprehensive range of medical, dental and social services for the community.
The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service Co-operative Limited provides legal advice and representation for the Koorie community.