Aboriginal Support Services

Palmerston is committed to providing culturally secure services to Aboriginal clients.  Aboriginal staff are available to provide advice and support.

There are six dedicated beds for Aboriginal clients at Palmerston Farm, which are provided with support from the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service.

In the Great Southern, there are specific programs for Aboriginal clients, including the Young Parents’ Program  ('Yarning and Parenting' - YAP) and the Walk Tall Program.

To find out more about specific Aboriginal support services in your area, contact the relevant Palmerston location or call the Aboriginal Alcohol and Drug Service on (08) 9221 1411.


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"Thank-you for the experience and the challenges, it has changed me for the better. I have become trustable and stable in all aspects towards myself and others. I learnt to put boundaries in place to guide myself towards my long-term goals. There is so much to learn here at the farm.”

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