KWY is proud to host the 2018 National Child protection Summit on the 5th, 6th and 7th of December 2018 in Adelaide’s Pullman hotel. This summit will explore the challenges and best practice solutions and initiatives for the child protection system. Our guest speakers and workshops will cover key child protection themes such as;
- Early intervention and prevention
- Trauma-informed Practice
- Out of home care (OOHC) Establishing a culturally safe response
- Inclusive and accountable service systems.
More information and event pricing available HERE.
2018 Flame of Change Unifying Support Awards night and Gala Dinner
Each year KWY hosts the Flame of Change Unifying Support awards night and Gala dinner. The aim of this event is to highlight the accomplishments of the hard-working Women and Men in the sectors of Domestic and Family Violence, Child Protection, and Homelessness. This 5-hour event includes a 3-course meal prepared by the talented staff at Adelaide’s Pullman Hotel and features the musical talent of Soundfactory, one of Adelaide’s Premiere Corporate bands.
Tickets are available through Trybooking for $160.00. All tickets are tax-deductible and include entry, entertainment and a 3-course meal at the Pullman Hotel located in the heart of Adelaide’s CBD.
KWY can also provide services including;
Our Spirit, Our Culture, Women’s healing program; KWY specialist women’s workers offer a culturally safe place to explore the complex issues of their personal trauma; individual yarning sessions, women’s gatherings, strengths-based group work; court support, financial counselling; access to our specialist domestic and family violence women’s workers.
KWY provides specialised support for youth and children experiencing or exposed to domestic and family violence. Our service has integrated trauma-informed services for children using a blend of traditional cultural activities and contemporary methodologies.
Our Spirit, Our Culture Men’s healing program; individual yarning sessions and Aboriginal male-specific group work; KWY uses cultural ways to engage Aboriginal men and offer a safe place to explore the complex issues of their personal trauma and whilst addressing broader issues.
Our Spirit, Our Culture Dads Program; This co-designed program is built to support Aboriginal dads to engage more effectively with their children, family, community and themselves. Our Aboriginal way of working with dads will show how they have always been nurturers and teachers. Sharing cultural knowledge, growing strong, healthy children and being a part of a community is who we have always been.
The 12-week Accountability, Responsibility to Change (ARC) program. The ARC program. KWY uses cultural ways to engage Aboriginal men and offers a safe place to explore the complex issues of their personal trauma whilst addressing the use of family violence
KWY provide cultural consultancy support services directly to organisations who wish to improve cultural responses to clients. We can also provide workforce training designed to meet organisations expectations and requirements. Additionally, KWY has developed some informative training packages for your workforce. KWY can also provide support and supervision to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers in a range of sectors.
KWY is now partnered with The Australian Government to provide the ParentsNext program in Adelaide and Port Augusta, which will allow us to support you in your pre-employment journey. This provides funding to work with you to identify educational or employment goals and develop a pathway to best achieve these goals. KWY as a ParentsNext provider will support you to meet your goals and walk with you each step of the way. To contact your ParentsNext coordinator, phone (08) 8377 7822
KWY is a not-for-profit Aboriginal organisation delivering a range of specialist services across South Australia. KWY assists Aboriginal families with child protection and domestic violence concerns. The safety of women and children is at the heart of everything we do. We aim to improve the safety of women and children by providing specialist knowledge and culturally appropriate services to break the cycle of domestic violence and stem the flow of Aboriginal children into the child protection systems across Australia.
Our Mission & Vision
To improve the safety of women and Children. We hope to become the leading South Australian Aboriginal organisation providing knowledge and services to break the cycle of domestic violence.