About KWY

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.


KWY can also provide services including;


Womens services

These services include counselling for women which are tailored to meet women’s individual needs. Court, SAPOL and child protection support and advocacy. We also provide culturally appropriate case management to support women through their journey.

Mens Services

Which includes ‘Behavior change program: Accountability, responsibility to Change (ARC)’ Program. As well as counseling services. These programs are available in Adelaide and Pt Augusta.

Training & Development

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 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 coodinator phone (08) 8377 7822

New National Child Protection Summit

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 guests 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 is available HERE.


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